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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL Te Pūkenga is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.
This programme consist of 120 credits.
Graduate Professional Practice (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
This course prepares you for the transition into the ICT profession and covers communication skills, team work and topical issues in the industry.
Special Topic (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Pursue an area of special interest to you under the guidance of a UCOL Te Pūkenga academic staff member.
Advanced Programming (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn standard algorithms required for business application programming. During your studies, you'll design and construct small applications using a variety of algorithms; devise test plans to ensure quality software; and create system maintenance documentation.
Software Engineering (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to design and construct quality software ready for distribution.
Mobile Application Development (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Develop a small, enterprise-level application that provides support for a mobile workforce.
Advanced Database Concepts (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to design, create and administer a data warehouse using a server-based databased management system.
IT Project Management (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Gain an understanding of project management theory and practice it as it relates to the ICT industry.
Optional courses (choose one of the following):
Advanced System Analysis (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn to introduce tools and techniques used to assess feasibility and present a business case; to complete an analysis of a complex information system based on the recommendation from the feasibility phase.
Software Process (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to create quality software applications utilising a modern development approach.
Dynamic Web Solutions (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to create a dynamic web application utilising a variety of open-source technologies.
Analysis and Design (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to create quality analysis and design documentation for a moderately complex system.