Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Take your tech knowledge to the next level in the field that interests you most. Dive into the latest technology in your area of speciality including Data mining and Business intelligence, Cloud computing, Network design, Security and Forensics, Quality Assurance and Testing, Blockchain & Cybersecurity. Learn alongside like-minded individuals and take the next step up in your career.

What you will learn

  • Gain specialist knowledge in a chosen area in Information Technology 
  • Learn effective project management
  • Elective options include:
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Mobile application development
  • Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure
  • Network security and forensics
  • Information management
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Information assurance
  • Network fundamentals
  • Cyberethics

Study part-time

This programme includes part-time study options for people who want the flexibility of studying while they manage other commitments

More detail about this qualification

Schedule of Courses and Options

The Programme has two compulsory papers and a range of electives as shown below: 

All courses are 15 credits unless stated otherwise.

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in information technology or related, or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

International students

Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

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*International fee displayed is for 1 year of study (equivalent to 120 credits) and does not include insurance and administration (approximately $924 per year of study).

Related study options

Master of Information Technology

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia and WelTec.

On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia and WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing Whitireia and WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.

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