Full time or part time
3 years full time; each year of full time study is 42 weeks, made up of 36 tuition weeks and 6 weeks of study breaks.
A Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
A professional degree that will prepare you for the workforce in a range of information technology related jobs.
|If you achieved University Entrance (UE) in 2020, the entry requirements for this programme may differ from those displayed on this page and in printed material due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. To find out about entry requirements for those who achieve UE in 2020 see the NZQA website(external link).
This programme focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of computers and their application in business and industry and provides entry to postgraduate study.
The NMIT Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by IT Professionals New Zealand.
This programme can be completed in three years of full time study, or you can study part-time.
In your first year you will take eight compulsory courses at Level 5. In years two and three you take specific courses to complete one of the three majors (Information Systems, Systems Development or ICT Infrastructure) and some elective courses to make up your total of 120 credits.
We offer students a comfortable and non-threatening learning environment. We are proud of the achievements of our students and our graduates. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us.
In your second and third year, choose to specialise in networking, information systems or software and web development.
Our teaching staff have extensive experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our qualifications have a strong practical and applied focus.
NMIT offers students amazing resources for work ready career training. Check out our IT classrooms.
Watch this video to find out about Nick’s experience of the NMIT Information Technology programme.
Hoang from Vietnam studied the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology. He took advantage of NMIT’s Internship with Study opportunity and it has set him up on a path to a great career in the information technology industry.
Hoang is interning at Nelson Data Systems.
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University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include: 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects as well as Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline OR A qualification or examination recognised as being equivalent to achievement of NCEA Level 3 (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination) *NZQA approved subjects: see https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/ Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate) If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in each band), Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
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|Student fees Learn more||$6,831||$20,494|
|Government tuition subsidy Learn more||$9,704||$29,113|
|TOTAL Learn more||$16,535||$49,606|
|Compulsory Student Services Fee|
|Student loan information Learn more||StudyLink|
|Successful course completions||84%|
|3 years after completion|
|Median earnings Learn more||$51,577|
|Earnings range Learn more||$40,417 - $61,089|
|In employment Learn more||81%|
|In further study Learn more||13%|
|On a benefit Learn more||0%|
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