Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences in Auckland University Of Technology

Auckland University Of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 1 year

Intake: February

*Fee: $35,885

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This PG Diploma gives you chance to explore the new developments made in the field of Computer and Information Sciences. AUT makes you to choose from wide range of options available related to it like AI, bioinformatics, software architecture, 3D Technologies etc. Specialize yourself in the different areas of computer and information sciences, and broaden your advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills.
Students should complete 120 points in total, and one compulsory Research Methods (15 points) paper.
Choose from 105 points:

  • Neuroinformatics (15 points)
  • Health Informatics and the Health Sector (15 points)
  • Software Architecture (15 points)
  • COMP809 Data Mining and Machine Learning (15 points)
  • Data Warehousing and Big Data (15 points)
  • Next Generation Networking (15 points)
  • Artificial Intelligence (15 points)
  • Natural Language Processing (15 points)
  • Nature Inspired Computing (15 points)*
  • Internet of Things and Applications (15 points)
  • Geocomputation (15 points)*
  • Intelligent Surveillance (15 points)
  • Ubiquitous Computing (15 points)
  • Video and Image Processing (15 points)
  • Information Security (15 points)
  • Human Computer Interaction (15 points)
  • Readings (30 points)*
  • Special Topic A (15 points)*
  • Special Topic B (15 points)*
  • Mobile System Development (15 points)
  • Server System Development (15 points)
  • Applied Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies (15 points)
  • Service Relationship Management (15 points)*
  • eSystems Design and Development (15 points)
  • Software Development Methods (15 points)
  • Software Requirements Engineering (15 points)
  • Usage Centred Design (15 points)
  • Bioinformatics (15 points)
  • Information Technology Strategy and Policy (15 points)
    *Enrolment subject to approval by the programme leader
     Career opportunities:

  • Database architect
  • E-Commerce solutions architect
  • Group IT manager
  • Integration architect
  • IT manager
  • Programme manager
  • Project leader
  • Project manager
  • Software architect
  • Software developer/architect
    Entry criteria

    Should have done Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent OR

    Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent

    English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with not less than 6.0
    2. TOEFL iBT score of 90;
    3. PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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