Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

This new degree programme aims to prepare industry ready graduates who are specialists in their chosen field of Network Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology will develop a systemic and coherent understanding of Information Technology. In their chosen specialisation of Networking Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development, they will develop knowledge and understanding that they can apply in the workplace and will prepare them for IT professional body membership and certification.

*Subject to NZQA Approval*

Key dates

Planned Intake* 17 • 02 • 20

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Duration

3 years, full-time

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree (Level 7) 360 credits

Costs

Years 1-3
Years 4 $

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Bachelor of Applied Information Technology Course Outline

* Subject to NZQA Approval*

This new degree programme aims to prepare industry ready graduates who are specialists in their chosen field of Network Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development. Graduates will develop a systematic and coherent understanding of Information Technology.

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Programme Structure

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology will develop a systemic and coherent understanding of Information Technology. In their chosen specialisation of Networking Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development, they will develop knowledge and understanding that they can apply in the workplace and will prepare them for IT professional body membership and certification.

They will be able to:

Analyse, evaluate and resolve information technology challenges in a range of contexts.

Apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to collaborate and communicate ideas effectively.

Select, adapt and apply a range of processes and solutions in their organisational or industry context.

Manage the requirements analysis, design, development, implementation and quality assurance of Information Technology projects and systems.

Practice their ethical, legal and social responsibilities within the industry, and demonstrate a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Work with professional intent, adopt appropriate interpersonal skills, adaptable in a team.

Self-manage and be accountable for their project and generate solutions, meeting the needs of the market or business.

Identify opportunities for the application of specialist knowledge to a range of technical contexts.

Lead and implement change management processes and procedures for an organisation in their chosen area of specialisation.

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Why choose Whitecliffe Technology?

Whitecliffe, formerly known as Computer Power Plus, is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of IT and professional skills training. Thousands of our graduates are now working in rewarding careers.

Focused on our students’ success, Whitecliffe consistently strives to see our students and graduates excel in the ICT industry by applying modern teaching/adult learning techniques and industry-relevant courses.

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Our Blended Learning Environment

At Whitecliffe we offer a blended learning environment where students learn both face-to-face and through online learning experiences. The blended mode includes compulsory face-to-face tutor-led learning sessions focused on specific concepts, skills or learning problems; workshops, labs, and demonstrations; and online study. All of the learning materials are delivered through a digital platform that is accessible from desktop PCs, laptops and tablets both on and off-campus.

This enables students to work independently and have direct access to one-on-one tutor support. Other benefits of the blended approach include learning skills such as digital fluency, confidence using online technologies, and self-motivation. Online learning activities and channels also offer opportunities to connect with IT tutors and students at other Whitecliffe campuses, enabling additional opportunities for project work and collaboration, skills students will need in their professional IT career.

All of our programmes of study are structured in a manner which enables students to progress through each course following a detailed study plan. All the resources that students require to complete their training, including course learning resources and access to software and hardware, are supplied for them and are covered by the course fees.

To support this style of learning, qualified and experienced tutors are always on hand to support students through their study. Our tutors also help to keep students on track with regular follow-up contact and mentoring.

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Flexible study options

Study on a timetable that suits you. We offer flexible training hours with our scheduled morning, afternoon and evening shifts.

• Full-time and part-time study options.

• Domestic students can study part-time or full-time; or study and work full-time.

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