Course details

Postgraduate Diploma in IT Security Management
NZQF Level 8

About the course

This qualification is for international and domestic students that wish to add to their undergraduate degree in IT, computer science, or information systems and gain both technical and managerial knowledge and skills that relate to IT security management in an organisation. The graduate will have the ability to lead teams of technology professionals in order to achieve IT security using a variety of tools including developing policy that aligns with the law and enterprise mission, and including technology that balances cost and benefit. They will be equipped with the skills and foresight to be able to anticipate future trends in cyber attacking and IT security risks. They will possess the ability to quickly adapt and innovate to meet threats and protect IT assets. Graduates will work skilfully, productively and professionally at all organisational levels whether in general management, operations and IT management, or as contract consultants. Graduates will be prepared for independent research and future scholarship should they elect to study at a higher level.

About the provider

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is a Government Institute with campuses in Nelson and Marlborough. 

NMIT is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority Category 1 (the highest) Institute.

Our programmes are designed alongside industry to create work-ready graduates that meet local and international job market needs. 

You'll find NMIT tutors care a lot about student success, and classes are small enough that they know you by name.