"Graduate Certifi cate in Information Technology (Level 7)"
> Creative Careers > Information Technnology Graduate Certiﬁcate in Information Technology (Level 7). Duration: One Semester (Full-Time) This programme is designed to offer degree-level Location: Dunedin graduates in other disciplines the opportunity to develop their computing skills. It will also suit IT graduates looking Options: Full-Time, Part-Time to increase their knowledge in a specialist area such as Start: February and July interactive media, hardware, programming, databases, Fee*: Domestic (approx): $2,880 communications/ business or networks/operating systems. International (approx): $9,000 To be awarded the Certiﬁcate you must achieve 60 credits from the Bachelor of Information Technology programme, Application: Preferred by 30 September of which 45 credits must be at Level 7. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: PROGRAMME SPECIFIC RISKS: Minimum entry requirements for students who wish to enrol in these Students are advised of any speciﬁc risks involved in particular courses graduate certiﬁcates or graduate diploma are an undergraduate degree via course information and these risks may also be discussed during an qualiﬁcation in computing or a related discipline or degree-equivalent interview and/or during orientation. practical, professional or scholarly experience. YOUR WORKLOAD: International Students: Must demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall While the Graduate Certiﬁcate Programme is the equivalent of one band score (academic) of 6.0 (with no individual score less than 6.0). semester of full time study, course pre-requisites and schedules make it unlikely that this will be the preferred mode of study. The majority RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING: of students will complete this qualiﬁcation part-time over two or three semesters, according to their individually prepared Path of Study. This Students may apply for RPL according to the Otago Polytechnic policy. makes the Graduate Certiﬁcate ideal as an opportunity to add new skills on top of your regular full time employment. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION: Applicants must supply certiﬁed copies of proof of identify, academic YOU WILL STUDY: records and proof of residency (where appropriate). To be awarded the Graduate Certiﬁcate in Information Technology (Level 7) you must complete 60 credits of courses from the schedule, STUDENT LOANS/ALLOWANCES: of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at Level 7. Full-time students of this programme are eligible for student loans and allowances (dependent on age and ﬁnancial circumstances). Please Over the page are examples of possible study pathways in information contact Studylink for additional information call 0800 88 99 00 or visit: technology tailored to individual student needs. The ﬂexibility of the www.studylink.govt.nz programme design and the expected diversity of students with varying intentions and desired outcomes wishing to study, means there will SELECTION PROCEDURE: inevitably be a range of individual pathways studied. The professional judgement of academic staff will be used to determine those applicants who meet the entry criteria. Eligible applicants will be accepted into the programme when an appropriate, coherent programme of study is agreed with the Programme Manager. The Programme Manager may require applicants to undertake speciﬁc papers as pre-requisites to papers in this qualiﬁcation. > > School of Information Technology Forth Street, Private Bag 1910 Freephone 0800 762 786 firstname.lastname@example.org Dunedin 9054, New Zealand Fax + 64 3 471 6870 www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz GRAD CIT V10.1 12.09 > Creative Careers > Information Technnology Example 1: Graduate Certiﬁcate in Information Technology Example 2: Graduate Certiﬁcate in Information Technology A student with a management background wanting a general Networking option: introduction to IT: Semester One options, average computing skills required Semester One options, average computing skills required • IN616001 Operating Systems (Level 6, 15 credits) • IN605001 Databases 2 (Level 6, 15 credits) • IN715001 Networks 3 (Level 7, 15credits) • IN717001 Active Directory (Level 7, 15credits) • IN717001 Active Directory (Level 7, 15 credits) • IN713001 Computer Human Interaction (Level 7, 15 credits) • IN713001 Computer Human Interaction (Level 7, 15 credits) • IN725001 Strategic Management (Level 7, 15 credits) QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE: SMS CODE COURSE PAPER/TITLE LEVEL OP CREDIT YEAR ONE IN501001 Professional Practice for Information Technology 5 15 IN505001 Introduction to Systems Analysis 5 15 IN510001 Programming 1 5 15 IN511001 Programming 2 5 15 IN512001 Web 1 – Technology and Development 5 15 IN515001 Introduction to Networks 5 15 IN520001 PC Maintenance 5 15 IN521001 Maths for IT 5 15 YEAR TWO IN601001 Professional Practice 2: Management Communications for the IT Professional 6 15 IN602001 Software Engineering 6 15 IN603001 Project Management: Managing Projects in the IT Industry 6 15 IN604001 Designing Online IT Learning 6 15 IN605001 Databases 2 6 15 IN610001 Programming 3 6 15 IN612001 Web 2 – Programming 6 15 IN613001 Intro to C++: Games Programming 6 15 IN614001 Multimedia Development 6 15 IN615001 Networks 2: Routing 6 15 IN615003 LAN Switching and Wireless 6 15 IN615004 Accessing the WAN 6 15 IN616001 Operating Systems Concepts 6 15 IN617001 Linux Operating Systems 6 15 IN618001 Security 6 15 IN620001 Embedded Systems 6 15 IN621001 Automation and Robotics 6 15 IN625001 Innovation and Creativity 6 15 IN626001 Entrepreneurship 6 15 YEAR THREE IN700001 Project 1 7 15 IN700002 Project 2 7 30 IN701001 Professional Practice 3: Organisational Communications for IT Professionals 7 15 IN704001 IT Training 7 15 IN705001 Databases 3 7 15 IN710001 OO Systems Development 7 15 IN711001 Algorithms and Data Structures 7 15 IN712001 Web 3 – Enterprise Development 7 15 IN713001 Computer Human Interaction 7 15 IN715001 Networks 3 7 15 IN717001 Active Directory 7 15 IN718001 IT Service Management 7 15 IN725001 Strategic Management 7 15 *DISCLAIMER: While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees. > > School of Information Technology Forth Street, Private Bag 1910 Freephone 0800 762 786 email@example.com Dunedin 9054, New Zealand Fax + 64 3 471 6870 www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz