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master

Degree

Master of Information Technology

master

Degree

Master of Information Technology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $44,310 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    67.5 out of 100

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04
Winter-July 04-July-2022 2022-07-04
Spring-November 24-October-2021 2021-10-24

Overview

Master of Information Technology

The ICT industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. As a result there's a huge demand for industry-ready ICT graduates who have the right mix of technological skills and business awareness.

The depth of business enterprise and project-based learning sets the MInfoTech apart from other qualifications. During the programme, you’ll complete a 10-week internship where you’ll work on a real-world project.

The ICT Graduate School is a collaboration between the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato and offers postgraduate study in Information Technology that aims to develop smart, industry-ready ICT graduates who will meet this need. 

The MInfoTech will be awarded jointly by the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato. 

Programme structure

The MInfoTech offers three options (120, 180 or 240 Points) for students from different study backgrounds who would like to advance their ICT career.

240-point masters students must complete the following:

  • Industry internship worth 60 points
  • 60 points: COMPSCI 718 and COMPSCI 719
  • At least 45 points from technical skills courses
  • At least 45 points from complementary skills courses
  • Up to 30 points from other approved 600 or 700-level courses

Masters degrees are usually 120-point (1 year full-time), 180-point (18 months full-time) or 240-point (2 years full-time) programmes.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$56,280

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,970
Tuition 1 person $44,310

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Academic background and requirement

Taught 240 points: 

You must have completed an undergraduate degree, in any discipline, at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPA of 4.5 (67.5%-72.5%). Relevant work experience may be considered.

Career opportunities

  1. Cloud computing specialist
  2. Cybersecurity specialist
  3. Data scientist
  4. Games developer
  5. Network developer and support
  6. Software architect
  7. Software developer
  8. Team manager

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