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Qualification Title Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Information Technology » Computer Science » Computer Science not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The degree is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the Information Systems industry, and provide the skills and abilities to enable them to continue their own learning and development and to embark on post-graduate studies.
Graduate profile
BICT graduates will develop a range of skills over the course of the programme, including the ability to: Demonstrate advanced specialist technical expertise in a given area of focus including: Software Engineering Web & Mobile Development Data Management & Analytics Systems & Business Analysis Project Management Network Engineering Systems Administration Security Demonstrate application of stakeholder engagement and management skills within the ICT industry Apply professional and ethical communication and practice within a specific area of the ICT industry Critically analyse an ICT problem domain and recommend and/or implement appropriate solutions. Demonstrate and apply project management skills relating to the ICT industry Exercise self-direction and independent learning practices Work effectively within group based settings
Education pathways
Graduates may choose to enrol in further study such as a
Masters degree in information technology or analytics (not
delivered by UCOL).
Entry Requirements
Applicants under the age of 20 years must have University Entrance OR Equivalent academic achievement OR On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean OR Provisional enrolment Note: Provisional enrolment is defined by NZQA as being Discretionary Entrance and includes the following clauses: Discretionary enrolment may be granted to those applicants under the age of 20 who: Are New Zealand or Australian citizens and permanent residents under 20 years of age Must have a minimum of 14 credits in an approved subject at Level 2 towards NCEA Must also have met the literacy and numeracy standards required for University Entrance Places are available to international students on a full fee basis. The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).
Education Organisation 2 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number MA4000
Status Current
Created August 2003
Content
Information systems; organisation; technology; software testing, engineering and development; network engineering and installation; programme management; data management and analytics; web and mobile development; programming; user support; computer training; systems analysis; network security; systems administration; and database development.

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