NZ Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6) in Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology

Campus: MIT Manukau

Duration: 1 year

Intake: February

*Fee: NZ$22,300.00

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This diploma makes you enable to manage, develop and secure the databases and networks in IT sector.

Diploma helps you to inculcate analytical and problem-solving skills to systems administration processes and projects such as database management, security, testing new systems, developing new policies and procedures and finding and fixing hardware and software problems. Other core capabilities you’ll be acquiring are communication skills vital to support your team members you’ll be working with on projects. Programme structure

You need to study compulsory 8 subjects with 150 credit points:

  1. Professional Practice in IT
  2. Information Security
  3. Automated System Deployment
  4. Messaging and Services
  5. Change and Project Management in IT
  6. Advanced Server Services
  7. Network Infrastructure
  8. Directory Services

Career opportunities:

This prepared set technical and core acquired through diploma skills will make you ready for job in a range of IT technical support roles or as a pathway more advanced roles or further study.

  • IT technician
  • Help desk
  • Tier 1 and 2 desktop support
  • Systems administration
  • Applications support
  • Senior system administrator
  • Analyst roles
    Entry criteria:

    Students who has completed his 10+2 in the related subject.

    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 18)
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic): PToE (Academic) score of 50.

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