You can understand software
Development and/or selection of the right software is essential if you are working in the IT world. This course will provide you with the skills and confidence to develop basic software applications and understand requirements when selecting software support.
You can study fees-free
From 1 January 2018, tertiary education will be fees-free for eligible first-time tertiary students on programmes level 3 and above. You may be eligible to study this course fee-free. Find out if you’re eligible for free study.
Benefits to you
Plan and design software solutions
Learn the skills to create software solutions that meet the brief and the needs of your organisation.
Become a problem solver
Learn how to solve IT problems with the application of successful software solutions. Develop and test software to conform to best practice programming standards and improve user experience.
Learn basic coding
Learn basic coding standards and documentation along with compiler, command line interface (CLI) and interpreters.
- Level: 4
- Credit: 15
- Course fee: $163 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 10 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 10 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 15 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our advisors for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
Please be aware that some of the learning resources within this course have been specifically designed for a Windows environment. If you are a MAC user, please advise your course facilitator who can show you how to access alternate resources to ensure that you are not disadvantaged whilst studying.
TANZ eCampus is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.