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Diploma in Information Technology (Business IT)



Aspire2 International Diploma in Information Technology (Business IT)

2017 intake dates: 12 Jan, 23 Feb, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 25 May, 22 Jun, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 30 Nov, 7 Dec

The IT sector is growing rapidly throughout the world, and the need for highly skilled staff is a significant challenge for this industry.

Aspire2 International Diploma in Information Technology (Business IT)

2 Academic Years

Content & delivery

Delivered by: Queens Academic Group

This programme provides you with the skills to manage an organisation's information technology. You will be able to critically evaluate its IT capabilities and provide vision and strategies to accommodate changing technologies to gain competitive advantage.

Core papers: You must complete all of the following

  • Organisation and Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Applied Management
  • Strategic Business IT in Organisations
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Logical Database and Techniques
  • Contemporary IT Practice and Governance
  • Object-oriented Paradigms
  • Network and IT Security

Elective papers: You must complete any two of the following:

  • Academic Skills for Business Studies
  • Enterprise Systems and Business Process Modeling
  • E-Commerce Strategies/ E-Business Implications
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
  • C++ Programming

On completion of this programme

Graduates will be able to work effectively within an IT environment, have the knowledge to contribute to decison making relating to an organisations IT.

Gradautes will be able to move into a wide variety of IT, IT-related or Business-related positions, including systems analysts and programmers, database and systems administrators, security specialists, network and support professionals.

Entry requirements

To enter this course, you must have:

  • Level 6 Diploma in Business or Diploma in Computing or equivalent skills/knowledge

If you are coming from overseas, to enter this course you must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), no individual band less than 5.5 or
  • Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above
  • For NZ students under 20, there are additional entry requirements. Please contact us for further information.


First year fees:

  • Tuition - $17250
  • Resource - $1750
  • Registration - $250
  • Insurance (14 months) - $550
  • Bank fee - $50

Total 1st year - $19850

Second year fees:

  • Tuition - $11000
  • Resource - $750
  • Insurance - $300

Total 2nd year - $12050

Total fees for two years - $31900

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Your pathway

Your potential career path after study

  • SystemsAdministrator / IT Service Desk
  • IT Developer / Programmer
  • Network Security Specialist/Security Analyst
  • Apps Development Manager/Network Designer
  • IT Operating Manager

Navdeep's story

"In my job as a Service Desk Analyst for Westpac, I give technical support to all our staff throughout New Zealand. This includes taking care of their daily desktop issues, network issues and any other IT related queries. I feel extremely comfortable and confident in the role, and that’s due to my time at Aspire2 ..."

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How to apply

  • 1 Apply online
  • 2 Receive an OOP

    Offer of Place will give advice on programme fees, insurance, date and methods of payment

  • 3 Pay fees

    Sign one copy of the Offer of Place and return it, with full payment of all fees, by the due date

  • 4 Fee receipt

    When we receive your fees, we will send you an official fee receipt

  • 5 Apply for visa

    Once your student visa is approved, we will arrange your accommodation (if you wish) and airport pick-up

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