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Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)

Hamilton , Waikato ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

Students in this programme will gain a strong foundation of knowledge across a broad range of different information technology skills, as well as an advanced level of expertise in a selected specialisation.

Students will undertake core modules that cover the fundamental skills required for a career in IT, for example; software engineering, database architecture, web development, business analysis, communications technology, operating systems, systems administration, and network engineering.  Students will also gain practical, industry-aligned skills that employers demand from our graduates as well as new and emerging fields including: cloud computing, big data and analytics, DevOps, business intelligence, agile development, web and mobile app development, games development, AR/VR, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, and security.

Our degree is also designed to provide students with a broad skill-set and holistic understanding of the wider context of the IT business domain and the global IT industry, as well as specialist knowledge in a specific area. Technologies and tools used within the degree are ever updating but currently include: python, C#.net, Visual Studio, Java, Android development, MS Server, Active Directory, Unity3D, Unreal, Cisco, Fortinet, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Laravel, PHP, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Power BI, AWS, Azure, Hadoop, and much more.


In the first three semesters students will gain a strong foundation of knowledge across a broad range of different IT skills. After that, they will gain an advanced level of expertise in one of four selected specialisations, each of which are aligned to the four most in-demand IT employment pathways, specialisations are:

  • Network Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Architecture
  • Web Development

The Wintec Bachelor of Applied Information Technology is also accredited with IT Professionals NZ (TPNZ) under the Seoul Accord which confirms the quality of the programmes and supports global recognition. Our students are also eligible for membership to ITPNZ.

Hamilton City Campus


  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
14 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 67080 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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