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Campuses: Upper Hutt and Wellington - Contact CIT to find out what qualifications are being offered at each campus.
Qualifications in Business Computing
- CBC and DipBC
The first year is the Certificate in Business Computing (CBC). The second year is the Diploma in Business Computing (DipBC).
The CBC course at CIT focuses on programming and system development. In the first semester you develop skills in programming using Visual Basic (VB) which is used extensively in industry to develop interfaces. The course also enhances your communication skills and you will learn about the NT operating system. The second semester covers C++ and Access. You are also introduced to hardware and the UNIX operating system (LINUX).
The DipBC course at CIT focuses on system development and analysis. In the first semester you are taught how to build databases using Oracle and Access. Your C++ skills are extended using the Object Orientated methodology. A module on multi-media gets you to set up a web-site with graphics video and sound. The second semester you are introduced to systems analysis techniques and networking.
Duration: 1 year each
Entry Requirement: CBC - School leavers need four Sixth Form Certificate subjects, two at 5 or better or equivalent. Mature students will be assessed on previous experience and likelihood of success on the programme. DipBC – CBC or equivalent.
- Diploma in Software Engineering
Duration: 2 years
Entry Requirement: School leavers should have Sixth Form Certificate in four subjects with grade 5 or better in two subjects. Mature students will be assessed on their likelihood of success on the programme. All applicants need to visit a software or electronic company and obtain a satisfactory report, or have an interview with the Head of Centre or Programme Manager.
- CIT Graduate Diploma in eCommerce (ECOMM)
Entry Requirement: Entry to this programme is competitive, and the applicants need to have a Bachelors degree qualification or equivalent in a field other than ecommerce, and have relevant industry experience. Preference will be given to people with relevant work experience.
Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (BUSSTU)
Duration: 2 years
- Advanced Diploma in Business (DipBus)
Duration: 1 year
- Bachelor of Information Technology
Entry Requirement: School leavers need Bursary in three subjects at C or better or equivalent. Mature students will be assessed on previous experience and likelihood of success on the programme.
Duration: 3 years