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Online study option available for part-time study
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology
Designed for students with a non ICT-related bachelors degree
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology (PGCertInfoTech) will teach you the specialist skills you need to ignite your career in ICT. If you’ve ever considered working in the ICT sector, the PGCertInfoTech is the programme for you.
Gain fundamental skills in software development, web technologies, and databases
The short, intensive programme is ideal for those who already have an undergraduate degree in a non ICT-related subject, and offers a supercharged route into the industry. You will learn up-to-date knowledge of object-oriented programming and design that will complement your existing critical thinking and communication abilities.
Pathway into the Master of Information Technology
The PGCertInfoTech is unique in that it provides an alternative pathway for entry into the Master of Information Technology for students who do not possess IT-related qualifications.
How to enrol for online study at the University of Auckland
To study online in Semester One 2021, apply for part-time study.
Your Two 30-point Courses
Programming for Industry
This course introduces object-oriented software development, which is the dominant paradigm for developing software in the IT industry. Using the Java programming language, Programming for Industry covers the key principles of object-oriented programming, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism and composition, in addition to fundamental modelling and design techniques. Students will develop application software of moderate complexity, and in doing so learn how to apply object-oriented principles and use contemporary application programming interfaces, frameworks and tools.
Programming with Web Technologies
Full-Time Study 2021
|Semester One / Semester A||March 01||March 01|
|Semester Two / Semester B||July 19||Not offered|
|Late Year Term||November 08||November 15|
Part-Time Study 2021
|Semester One / Semester A||March 01||Not offered|
|Semester Two / Semester B||July 01||Not offered|
|Late Year Term||November 01||Not offered|
In this programme, you have the opportunity to learn advanced theoretical and practical concepts across both computer technology and business managerial fields.
Awards and scholarships
PGCertInfoTech Award for Māori and Pacific Students
$5,000 Award for Māori and Pacific students enrolled full-time or part-time in a PGCertInfoTech