Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology

Study Discipline: Computer Science & IT
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Discover the frontier of Information Systems and Technology with our Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology (PGCertIST), a dynamic program designed to equip individuals with advanced knowledge and skills in the ever-evolving field of information technology. This short yet intensive qualification encompasses a series of taught courses that delve deep into the theories, practices, and contemporary issues shaping the world of Information Systems and Technology.


The Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology (PGCertIST) offers a concise yet comprehensive exploration of the multifaceted realm of information technology. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, graduates of this program gain the ability to synthesize and analyze complex information, enabling them to tackle contemporary challenges in the field. Whether you’re a seasoned IT professional seeking to enhance your skillset or an aspiring technologist eager to make your mark in the industry, our certificate program provides the perfect platform for academic and professional growth.

Admission Requirements

  • To study the PGCertIST you will need to have completed a bachelor’s degree with a Grade Point Average of B or better in 60 points of 300-level Information Systems or other related courses, or have a related qualification.
  • CAE or CPE: Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 5
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • 30 points chosen from 600-level INFO courses
  • 30 points chosen from MBIS 601–679 and COSC480 Computer Programming
  • Domestic — $4,321
  • International — $17,500

Future Career Outcomes

Upon completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology, graduates are poised to embark on a diverse range of career paths within the rapidly expanding field of information technology. With a solid foundation in information systems and technology, alumni have secured positions in leading IT firms, multinational corporations, government agencies, and research institutions. Armed with critical thinking skills and practical expertise, our graduates are well-equipped to thrive in a variety of roles, driving innovation and shaping the future of technology.

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