Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences

Explore the latest thinking and developments in computer and information sciences in as little as one semester with Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences.

This coursework-based qualification includes courses from the Master of Computer and Information Sciences. Broaden your knowledge within specialist fields of computer and information sciences, and develop advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills. You can choose from a wide range of courses – including artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, 3D technologies and software architecture.

Start date: 2022

Minimum entry requirements

One of the following:

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Computer security and digital forensics

Study the following computer security and digital forensics courses online.

All courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. You must complete 60 points in total.

Complete 60 points from

International students: study online now, get cross-credits to do your Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics in New Zealand later

If you're an international student hoping to study in New Zealand once the borders reopen, you can start you studies by completing the postgraduate certificate online. Later on, you may be able to cross-credit your courses to the Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics, and come to New Zealand to finish your studies.

Artificial Intelligence

Study the following artificial intelligence courses online.

All courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. You must complete 60 points in total.

Complete the following courses

International students: study online now, get cross-credits to do your Master of Computer and Information Sciences in New Zealand later

If you're an international student hoping to study in New Zealand once the borders reopen, you can start you studies by completing the postgraduate certificate online. Later on, you may be able to cross-credit your courses to the Master of Computer and Information Sciences, and come to New Zealand to finish your studies.

You choose from courses that range from artificial intelligence and software systems engineering to knowledge engineering and information systems technology.

Most courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. Only a selection of elective courses is offered in any given semester. Students must complete 60 points in total.

Complete 60 points from

*Enrolment subject to approval by the Programme Leader

More details about courses in this programme

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Email us for more information: cmspg@aut.ac.nz

Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses. A Course may not be offered if there aren't enough students enrolled in it.

  • Database architect
  • E-Commerce solutions architect
  • Group IT manager
  • Integration architect
  • IT manager
  • Programme manager
  • Project leader
  • Project manager
  • Software architect
  • Software developer/architect
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3746
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Online study
Starts:
28 Feb 2022
18 Jul 2022
Fees:
Domestic
$4,404
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$18,851
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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