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The ever growing digital world is looking for more and more IT professionals to grease the realm of virtual world. In today’s times, IT professionals are needed in every industrial sector. Be it the hospitality sector or the textile, banking & finance or telecommunication, schools and health centres or travel and tours, the scope is vast. This is the reason why there is a growing desire amongst the undergraduates to pursue IT.
Pursuing Information Technology in New Zealand
New Zealand has become the growing hub for Information Technology learning, due to the variety of courses offered at its universities. The professors at the institutions give quality learning experience to make the scenario even better.
There are two programmes offered for the students - Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and Post Graduate Certification in Information technology.
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
Students, who hold a degree and some work experience can apply for this course. A test or evidence, showing that the student is well-versed in Digital technology, may also be submitted. Besides, it is compulsory for the international students to submit IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score card.
During the course, knowledge and training is given for the development in computer technology. The programs offered, vary from mobile application development to information systems, networking and much more.
Post Graduate Certification in Information technology
A candidate, holding a master’s degree from a renowned University, can avail the course. Sharing the score of English proficiency tests like IELTS is mandatory. The costs could vary, depending on the course a student chooses.
Applying for IT in New Zealand University for Higher Studies
The academic year starts from March to May. This means - the admission procedures continue from January to March. Thus, once it is decided which course to go for or which University to apply, the next step comes for applying for the course. All that you will be required to do is - fill in the form online and send scan copies of your credentials. Many of the NZ Universities may ask for original copies of IELTS. In a scenario such as this, you may have to courier it to them. After getting an acceptance letter from the University on you being selected for the course, the next step is to pay the fees. The letter of confirmation is called here as 'offer of place', and on payment of fees, it becomes ‘confirmed offer of place’.
Once all placed, visa preparation may gear up.
Career options for IT in New Zealand
There is a long list of careers, waiting in New Zealand for its students. This is one of the reasons why New Zealand is a preferred education hub. To name a few of these opportunities, we have created a quick list, as arrayed here - Communications Specialist, Cyber security Support, Business Analyst, Database Support, Internet/Multimedia Developer, Network Support, Systems Administrator, Technical Consultant, Database Developer, Cloud Computing, Software Architect, Technical Consultant, Systems Administrator and so on and so forth.
There is no satisfying feeling than doing well with the career. It is, therefore, imperative that the right choice should be made. By learning Information Technology in New Zealand, you will exactly make that right choice.