Computing

Do you want to be part of an industry that supports many aspects of our daily lives? Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything we do every day, from the cars we drive to the movies we watch to the ways we interact with people and businesses. Whether you have an interest in hardware, software, media, internet, or gaming and animation development, studying computing will provide you with valuable knowledge and skills which will lead to a variety of careers.

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

    • Code: TO0013
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 360
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a three‐year full‐time programme, but may be studied on a part‐time basis for five years.

    Develop a thorough theoretical and applied knowledge of both the hardware and software fields...

  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Information Technology

    • Code: TO0018
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a one‐year full‐time programme, but may be studied on a part‐time basis for three years.

    Gain an an up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge in the computing and information technology...

  • Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security

    • Code: TO0017
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a one‐year full‐time programme, designed to prepare you for employment as a networking and cyber security professional. This programme may also be studied on a part‐time basis for...

  • Graduate Diploma of Networking and Technical Support

    • Code: TO0015
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a one‐year full‐time programme, designed to prepare you for employment as a networking, Information technology, or a technical support professional. This programme may also be studied on a...

  • Graduate Diploma of Software Development

    • Code: TO0016
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a one‐year full‐time programme, but may be studied on a part‐time basis for three years.

    Gain an understanding of advanced software development methodologies and techniques in relation to current...

  • Graduate Diploma of Web Design and Development

    • Code: TO0014
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is a one‐year full‐time programme, designed to prepare you for employment as a professional web developer. This programme may also be studied on a part‐time basis for three years.

    Gain...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)

    • Code: NZ2592
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    Graduates will be capable of using a range of common digital tools and technologies to an intermediate level, to produce and process information, and operate effectively with skills that will...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)

    • Code: NZ2595
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    Learn how to apply the fundamentals of current and emerging concepts and practice in the information technology industry.

    Develop core skills in IT infrastructure, software, multimedia, networks and programming to meet...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)

    • Code: NZ2594
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    Graduates will have gained internationally relevant transferable skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines within IT, essential for working under broad guidance in a range of entry level support...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

    • Code: NZ2596
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2, November
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Develop an awareness of the Information Technology (IT) environment, gain an appreciation of user needs, and discover how to provide IT technical support.

    This programme offers a broad understanding of the...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Networking (Level 6)

    • Code: NZ2600
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2, November
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Become capable of configuring, maintaining and monitoring networks, using internationally relevant skills and knowledge.

    This programme will also build skills required to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, both...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6)

    • Code: NZ2604
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 240
    • Duration: 2 years

    Are you interested in Application Development, Web Development, Games Development, and Mobile Applications Development?

    This programme will prepare you for employment in an entry-level developer or tester role in a range...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

    • Code: NZ2598
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2, November
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This programme is designed for those seeking to develop and apply skills in the concept and execution of web development and interface design.

Courses

  • 3D Visualisation

    • Code: COMP.6122
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will learn the basic concepts and art of 3D modelling using the industry leading software tools used by the entertainment, film and gaming industries. 3D modelling production techniques and...

  • Advanced 3D Visualisation

    • Code: COMP.7118
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will learn the advanced concepts and art of 3D modelling using the industry leading software tools used by the entertainment, film and gaming industries. Advanced 3D modelling production techniques...

  • Advanced Communication Skills

    • Code: COMM.6100
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to enable students to understand and demonstrate more advanced communication strategies, use the latest available technologies both interpersonal and written that are relevant to...

  • Advanced Graphical User Interface Programming

    • Code: COMP.7101
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the ability to investigate and use advanced techniques that extend the standard development environment so that the student is competent...

  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design

    • Code: COMP.7109
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to enable students to produce a complete set of design specifications and prototype for an information system....

  • Advanced Technical Writing

    • Code: COMM.7100
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Design effective technical documents for both written and digital media, with particular emphasis upon technical memos, problem solving and decision making reports, and organisational, product-support and technical-information webs....

  • Animation and Rendering

    • Code: COMP.6123
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is for students to learn the concepts and art of animation using industry leading software tools used by the entertainment industries. 3D modelling and animation...

  • Computer Graphic Design

    • Code: COMP.6113
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of computer based industry standard software. To enable them to produce professional digital products in the form...

  • Computer Systems Security

    • Code: COMP.7114
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an insight into computer systems security and carry out advanced tasks in planning, operation and monitoring of comprehensive systems security....

  • Computing Essentials

    • Code: COMP.3121
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Waiariki Business and Computing Centre

    This course will introduce students to the concepts of the Internet and email practices for both personal and business usage. The course will also enable students to use word processing...

  • Contemporary Communication

    • Code: COMM.3124
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Waiariki Business and Computing Centre

    Students will use a range of communication tools to share, advise and guide others through personal and social experiences and solving problems. Students will recognise the difference between good and...

  • Data Communications and Networks

    • Code: COMP.6104
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the students with the knowledge of the concepts of data communication and networking...

  • Database Administration

    • Code: COMP.7108
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to give students the ability to carry out standard DBA activities routinely done in industry....

  • Database Design and Development

    • Code: COMP.6108
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to apply the principles of data management with database technology....

  • Digital Presentation Intentions and Solutions

    • Code: COMP.3122
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Waiariki Business and Computing Centre

    This course will enable students to gain an understanding of visual concepts used in digital promotional material for design solutions and demonstrate knowledge of presentation and design applications in response...

  • Game Design Fundamentals

    • Code: COMP.4110
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a good working knowledge of the concepts of creating computer games....

  • Game Design Principles and Concepts

    • Code: COMP.5110
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a broad applied knowledge of the concepts of designing, creating and testing computer games....

  • Game Development Platforms

    • Code: COMP.6124
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to give the students an understanding how 3D computer games are designed, developed and produced. The module will provide the student with the opportunity...

  • Graphical User Interface Programming

    • Code: COMP.6101
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the student with the concepts of and practice in the use of objectoriented programming in the context of a selected language and...

  • Hardware Fundamentals

    • Code: COMP.5102
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a good working knowledge of computing devices available today, with an emphasis on personal computing....

  • Hardware Technology

    • Code: COMP.6102
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with technical knowledge of a wide range of current computers and peripheral devices, covering installation, configuring, upgrading and troubleshooting....

  • Help Desk

    • Code: COMP.6114
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with practice in the techniques for working in a first level system support role....

  • Information Management

    • Code: MGMT.6955
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge to critically analyse and apply information management skill in a business environment....

  • Internet and Web Development 1

    • Code: COMP.5106
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the students with knowledge of the concepts of the Internet and web site design....

  • Internet and Web Development 2

    • Code: COMP.6106
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the students with knowledge of advanced concepts of the Internet and website design and development....

  • Introduction to Databases

    • Code: COMP.5108
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the way computers represent data and to give students an introduction to database systems....

  • Introduction to Multimedia

    • Code: COMP.5107
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a knowledge of the tools used, and the ability to create a multimedia application for CD ROM, DVD or web...

  • Introduction to Programming (VB)

    • Code: COMP.5101
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to equip the student with a good knowledge of an event-driven programming language and sound programming practices. The student will be able to translate...

  • Mathematics for Computing and Technology

    • Code: COMP.5112
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of general mathematical principles and equip them with basic mathematical skills needed for subsequent courses in the Bachelor...

  • Multimedia

    • Code: COMP.6107
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the students with knowledge of the issues pertaining to the design of multimedia applications and the tools used to create a multimedia...

  • Multimedia and Web Development

    • Code: COMP.4101
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course will provide students with an understanding of Internet applications. They will also develop introductory skills for a multimedia application for use in a range of different domains....

  • Network Administration and Support

    • Code: COMP.6105
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an insight into various local area network configurations....

  • Network Design and Implementation

    • Code: COMP.7104
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an insight into various large network technologies....

  • Network Operating Systems Management

    • Code: COMP.6103
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills required to install, manage and maintain small Linux networks....

  • Networking Fundamentals

    • Code: COMP.5104
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a good working knowledge of the concepts of networking and data communications fundamentals....

  • Operating System Fundamentals

    • Code: COMP.5103
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, manage and maintain single-user and multi-user operating systems....

  • Professional Skills for the IT Practitioner

    • Code: COMP.5100
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course will develop a student's professional competencies using relevant Information Technology (IT) software to enhance their interpersonal and research skills in creating, retrieving, using and disseminating information in a...

  • Programming Basics

    • Code: COMP.4102
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with basic mathematical and coding skills relevant to computer programming and that are also sufficient for entry to degree level study...

  • Programming Principles and Concepts (Java)

    • Code: COMP.5111
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students the good knowledge of designing and developing small computer programs within the context of programming language....

  • Project

    • Code: GENR.7100
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 45
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course provides students with the opportunity to research, select, integrate, and apply a range of techniques and technology in the solution of a complete realistic problem....

  • Project

    • Code: GENR.7101
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to research, select, integrate, and apply a range of techniques and technology in the solution of a complete...

  • Special Topic

    • Code: GENR.7112
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge in an area of interest within their subject discipline. The student, with assistance from the supervising lecturer, will present a...

  • Special Topic

    • Code: GENR.6112
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge in an area of interest within their subject discipline. The student, with assistance from the supervising lecturer, will present a...

  • Systems Analysis and Design

    • Code: COMP.6109
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to enable students to analyse, model, design and document information systems, using object oriented analysis and design modelling techniques....

  • Testing and Quality Assurance in ICT

    • Code: COMP.6115
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will apply testing and quality assurance methods and techniques in the development of ICT solutions....

  • Web Application Development

    • Code: COMP.7106
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills for developing client-server and web-based applications in the Intranet/Internet environment....

  • Work Experience

    • Code: COMP.6100
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to participate in a typical computing work environment....

  • Workstation Dynamics

    • Code: COMP.3123
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Waiariki Business and Computing Centre

    Students will develop basic keyboarding skills and consider health and safety factors of computer usage. This course will also introduce students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, on-line...

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