New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6) in Southern Institute of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology

Campus: Invercargill

Duration: 2 years

Intake: June

Fee: NZ$19,000

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By attaining core skills, the students will be able to apply tools and techniques important for project management and will be able to solve related problems to it. Students will attain professionalism in their career path to grow.

The students will acquire technical skills that will be needed to work as software developer.

Course Content

Year One

  • Information Technology Operations
  • Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
  • Professional Practice
  • Enterprise
  • Web Application Implementation
  • Interface Analysis and Design
  • Application, Testing and Maintenance
  • Programming
    Year Two

  • Project Management
  • Special Topic 2
  • Project
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Web Services and Design Methodologies
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Data Management
    Career Opportunities:

    There are many roles in IT sector for the students who pursue diploma in Software Development.


    Students who have completed his 10+2 in the related subject may take this diploma.

    English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS Test: Academic Score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test pBT Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test iBT Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)
    4. Pearson Test of English Academic PToE Academic with score of 50

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