Course details

New Zealand Diploma in Software Development
NZQF Level 6

About the course

The Level 6 New Zealand Diploma in Software Development qualification is designed for people seeking to focus on one or more application domains, such as general Application Development, Web Development, Games Development, and Mobile Applications Development.Following this New Zealand diploma course (Diploma in Software Development) you will be able to: Advance your code in C# using Visual Studio and program in Python which is perfect for data science. Enhance your Web Developing using ASP.NET. Learn version control using GitHub and GitKraken. Develop mobile applications. Implement advanced UI keeping in mind universal accessibility and software architecture patterns such as MVC (Model View Controller). Test your creativity with Game Development and shift from being a gamer to becoming a video game developer. Apply current best practices in IT Security, Encryption and Privacy. Discover Emerging Technologies. Learn about system and application; installation and configuration; network and fundamental troubleshooting. Students will work collaboratively on a Capstone Project. Using Agile project management methodology, teams of students will apply their critical thinking, business logic, project planning and management skills to design, develop and deliver their final year project.

Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for the Diploma in Software Development; however, learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications:

• NCEA Level 2 or 3 with credits in mathematics or digital technologies

• Any other IT Diploma with core subjects in Digital Technologies

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study – IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5

About the provider

Since 2004 Techtorium has been inspiring young Kiwis to join the IT industry.

Our open-plan floor layout allows you to grow in a modern and innovative learning environment that promotes critical thinking for advanced learning. Everything we do is vocational in nature, so you will leave Techtorium with the practical skills you need to make an impact in your first IT role.

Our team of Employment Pathways Managers are your walking CV and are working closely with some of New Zealand's largest and most innovative IT companies to ensure Techtorium students are first in line for jobs in the industry.