Bachelor of Information Technology

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Bachelor of Information Technology

Southern Institute of Technology
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    1st year fees
  • 360
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years


Explore progressive, cutting edge technologies and complete projects for real industry clients, solving real problems and creating real solutions.

With a Bachelor in Information Technology from SIT, you can specialise in:

  • Management
  • Databases
  • Programming
  • Web applications
  • Technical computing (networks and systems administration).  

This course is designed to prepare graduates for a comprehensive and broadly based range of professional careers within the information technology field.

The curriculum addresses both theoretical and practical applications of computer technology within today's business environment. The first year provides a foundation of knowledge in software development and design fundamentals, operating systems, computer networks and programming. The second year builds on these with more advanced programming, databases, networking, web applications and managing computer projects.

The final year pulls it all together with topics in networking, databases, web applications, and a full year, full scale project.

Students are assigned their own state of the art computer for the duration of their studies. They are provided with leading edge tools that are presently being used to develop e-commerce and business solutions.

Admission Requirements

University Entrance NCEA Level 3: Three subjects at Level 3 or above made up of the following:

  • 14 credits each, in three approved subjects
  • Literacy, 10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of Five credits in reading and five credits in writing
  • Numeracy, 10 credits at Level 1 or above made up of specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects or unit standards package of three numeracy unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627 - All three required


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There exists the opportunity to have a specialised theme in your degree. This will still require all compulsory courses and credit allocations, but have suggested elective courses.

Themes are based on student interests and the current employment opportunities obtained by previous students, including programming, web development, network administrators and teaching.

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

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