Otago Polytechnic

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 Computing & IT

Hands-on, practical programmes that prepare you for work in IT-related occupations within industries around the world.

Study in a supportive, creative and innovative environment, and receive individual attention from experienced lecturers.

Gain valuable skills and an understanding of the fast-paced IT industry. You will graduate with industry-relevant skills so you’ll hit the ground running.


Our programmes

Computing and IT graduates are in demand in a variety of roles, from installing, testing, or updating software, networks and equipment to planning and writing software.

Choose from a range of qualifications to suit your goals – from the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Level 3), which gives you foundation IT skills and prepares you for future tertiary IT study, to the Bachelor of Information Technology. We also offer the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7) and the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (Level 7), for those who want to increase their specialist IT knowledge.

Our industry links

We work with local and national IT businesses and will ensure you gain plenty of practical experience during your programme.

Our facilities, resources and support

Receive exceptional learning support at every stage of your learning journey. We are here to help you succeed!