An IT degree is not just a pathway to your future; it can help you shape the future. Technology is everywhere, affects everyone and is ever developing.
With the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (Software Development), you’ll learn how to control computers by programming them.
You’ll gain skills and experience in software, programming languages, structured programming, programming practice, research and development, project planning and project delivery. Alongside IT professionals, you’ll contribute to complex software projects, and design and build new software artefacts.
Throughout the degree, you’ll continuously put into practice what you learn through hands-on, practical projects and work with industry clients to help solve real problems in the workplace. Wherever you’re at with your study or career, you’ll gain comprehensive knowledge and applied skills relevant to the fast-changing demands of the IT industry.
If you're keen to further your studies in IT, check out our IT Study Pathways Diagram to see what your IT study journey can look like.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (Software Development)
|Next intake||Jul 2020 View more details|
3 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||$7,260 per year for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Software Developer
- Software Engineer
- Software and Applications Programmers
- Analyst Programmer
- Developer Programmer
- Support Analyst
- Software Tester
- .NET Developer
- Microsoft Applications Engineer
- Systems Administrator
- Systems Engineer
- CRM Developer
- Technical Specialist
- Application Engineer
- Database Administrator
Topics you'll cover
|Indicative Fees *||$7,260 per year for domestic students|
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
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Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
You must have:
- NZQA University Entrance or equivalent, OR
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4), OR
- evidence of ability to meet academic requirements.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||20 Jul 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||23 Nov 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||22 Feb 2021|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||19 Jul 2021|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||22 Nov 2021|
- 3 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available