NZ Diploma in Software Development


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Highlights

  • Job ready on completion
  • A practical hands-on approach towards learning practical computer skills from day 1
  • Gain expertise in C#, .NET and the Xamarin for app development
  • You are encouraged to use a real client for your final project
  • Experience one-on-one tutoring thanks to smaller class sizes
  • $2,000 Scholarship may be available for those aged 25 - 35

About This Course

This course is a one-year full-time course. It is delivered over two  classroom days per week on campus, allowing for self-directed study or tutorials. The NZ Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5) is a pre-requisite.

The diploma teaches C#, JavaScript, SQL database programming and ASP.NET for backend web development. You will also learn how to make apps for Android, IOS and Windows devices using Xamarin in visual studio.

This course partners with Microsoft and their Student Accelerator programme, which gives students the opportunity to enter software internships at the completion of the course. From here, graduates can move into higher level study or employment. Connecting with industry for job opportunities and internships is part of the course.

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Career Opportunities

Software Developer

Software developers develop and maintain computer software and websites.

User Experience Designer

User experience (UX) designers design the way websites and software applications (apps) look and work, based on what users need.

Game Developer

Game developers write, design, program, animate, and test games and applications for computers, gaming consoles, and cellphones


Upcoming Intakes

Campus Start Date Domestic International *
Auckland 20 August 2018 $6400.00 $7650.00
Auckland 5 November 2018 $6400.00 $7650.00

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.
* International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.


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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements
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Entry is open to applicants over 16 years of age. Applicants must be proficient in the English language (both written and spoken), participate in an interview process and complete an aptitude screening test. Enrolment is subject to approval by the National Manager. Learners enrolling in this programme are also expected to hold the NZ Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) or possess equivalent knowledge, skills and experience. International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Learners must have an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent.

Duration The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.

2 Years

Tuition fees

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National Graduate Outcomes

3 years after completion
Median earnings
The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at ATC New Zealand.
$39,579
Earnings range
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$29,501 - $48,603
In employment
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59%
In further study
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29%
On a benefit
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7%

Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
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FAQ'S

NZ Diploma in Software Development

No, learning the basic constructs of most programming languages will give you the tools you need to understand elementary logic and algorithms, which themselves can be a very good introduction to applied mathematics. Logical thinking and reasoning, coupled with an investigative mind, are far more important skills to have over being a math genius.

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