Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems and Technology atUniversity of Canterbury , ChristchurchCOLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND LAW


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Diploma

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  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems and Technology (PGDipIST) is an advanced qualification in Information Systems for specialist IT graduates
  • Graduates will become globally aware and understand, analyse and critique national and international perspectives on information systems and technology
  • This diploma will allow graduates to jump ahead and take on innovative leadership or management roles in ICT
  • The PGDipIST will comprise taught courses and seminars, and students can choose to undertake a research project (including data collection, analysis and interpretation of findings) or an internship


  • University Rankings
    • #401-500

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #258

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #387

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 15,16,735
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,75,244
InsuranceINR 31,087
Administration feeINR 16,295
Resident/student association feeINR 13,788
Books and stationeryINR 37,605
Student Services LevyINR 43,973
TotalINR 10,17,992

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 NZD = INR 50.14


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants are required to have a relevant bachelor's degree
  • An applicant wishing to study the PGDipIST is required to have completed a bachelor’s degree (eg, a BCom) with a grade average of B or better in 300-level Information Systems or other related courses, or have a related qualification


Marks - 90/120

  • with a minimum score of 19 in reading, listening and writing


Marks - 58/90

  • no PTE communicative skills score below 50


Marks - 6.5/9

  • with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Conditional Offer


Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants must outline the goals they would like to achieve through their intended program of study and also include how this will help you after graduation (300 words) (required only for Master of Engineering (Mechanical) and Master of Human Interface technology)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for New Zealand.

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