Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems

Auckland International, Whangarei
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About this course

This programme aims to develop learners’ skills in project management and the management of information technologies. The programme contents include business analysis, system analysis and design, management of information and communication technologies, advanced business analysis and an industry project.

What will I learn?

You will develop skills in the analysis, design, development and management of business information systems.

Courses Level Credits
AMAC650 - Applied Computing 6 15
AMBA600 - Introduction to Business Analysis 6 15
AMSA652 - Systems Analysis and Design 6 15
AMIC700 - Management of Information and Communication Technologies 7 15
AMBA700 - Business Analysis 7 15
AMIP700 - Industry Project 7 45

Career opportunities and pathways

Career options include systems analysis, business analysis and IT project management.

Workload & schedule

Three days of classes per week.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have already successfully completed a 3 year degree or equivalent qualification, excluding business information systems.  Applicants from industry who can demonstrate significant work and professional experience to succeed in the program will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Entry in these cases are at the discretion of the programme leader.

Applicants where English is not their first language must provide evidence that they have achieved a minimum of 6.0 IELTS average with no band score lower than 5.5​, or NZCEL Level 4 (Academic).

Qualifications gained

Graduate Diploma in Business and Information Systems

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Full time


1 academic year

Start Dates

Whangarei: February

Auckland (International Students Only): 24 Jan 2022
4 Apr 2022
20 Jun 2022
29 Aug 2022
7 Nov 2022

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

2022 Fees: $5,867.07

Student levy may apply

International Fees (2022): $18,720.00

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Phone 0800 162 100
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