The Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology (PGCertIST) is a short advanced qualification in Information Systems consisting of taught courses. Graduates will be able to synthesise and analyse theory, research and practice in Information Systems and Technology, and be able to reflect critically on contemporary issues.
A student wishing to study the PGCertIST is required to have completed a bachelor's degree (eg, a Bachelor of Commerce) with a Grade Point Average of B or better in 300-level Information Systems or other related courses, or have a related qualification.
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology or use the admission requirements checker.How to apply
You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.
Increasingly, postgraduate diplomas are becoming more recognisable in the international market and ICT-specific skills are critical to the growth and development of many business sectors in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate the ability to acquire and utilise new knowledge related to information systems and technology, and apply it in an innovative and enterprising way. There is also evidence of a growing demand for biculturally competent and work-ready IS graduates, who are able to apply cultural concepts and theories to organisational situations.