|Translation||Pōkairua o Aotearoa Whanake Pūmanawa Rorohiko (Pae 6)|
|Domestic student fee||$11,456 (total for 2 years)* (per year)|
|Intakes||Semester 1, Semester 2|
|*Fees are applicable to study in 2017 and are indicative only; fees will vary depending on the courses selected, and/or course-related costs where applicable.|
|All of our full-time programmes qualify for student loans and allowances through StudyLink. Many part-time programmes also qualify. Apply online at www.studylink.govt.nz or phone 0800 88 99 00. Apply early to help avoid enrolment and payment delays.|
Information for international students
|Tuition fee||$31,950 (both years)|
|Minimum IELTS||6 with no band less than 5.5|
|Duration (length of study)||2 years|
|Application Checklist and Requirements||View the information page to see what documents you must supply with your application.|
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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 of organisational contexts, or to proceed to further study. Gain specialist practices and technical skills in software development.
Development or testing roles, in a range of organisational contexts
To achieve the award of the New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6), students must pass a total of 240 credits.
Knowledge and skills you will gain
Graduates will be able to:
- Analyse requirements, design and document software solutions for a range of problems in an organisational context.
- Write and maintain programs using design patterns, data structures and algorithms to meet specifications.
- Apply a range of software quality assurance techniques to verify correctness of systems.
- Apply data management and storage technologies to support the software application and the development process.
- Establish application security by integrating security principles throughout software development to ensure system integrity.
- Choose, justify and apply architecture, technologies, and tools, to implement the software solution.
- Apply IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements in a software development context.
- Apply project management tools and techniques to an IT related project, to analyse and solve problems.
- Behave with integrity as a responsible Information Technology professional to contribute positively to society.
Apply communication, information design, personal and interpersonal skills clearly and professionally to enhance working effectiveness, efficiency, and quality outcomes in an organisational environment.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.
Students enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
- NCEA Level 2 or 3 with appropriate credits in mathematics and digital technologies subjects
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)
- New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)
|Course Code||Course Title||Level||Credits|
|COMP.5201||Information Technology Operations||5||15|
|COMP.5202||Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving||5||15|
|COMP.5209||Interface Analysis and Design||5||15|
|COMP.5210||Web Application Implementation||5||15|
|COMP.5211||Application Testing and Maintenance||5||15|
|COMP.5212 OR COMP.5213||Programming OR Special Topic||5||15|
|COMP.6209||Systems Analysis and Design||6||15|
|COMP.6210||Web Services and Design Methodologies||6||15|
|COMP.6211||Algorithms and Data Structures||6||15|
Page last updated: 30 Sep 2017