Your career as a computing professional starts here and now. EIT’s School of Computing offers practical hands-on programmes ranging from flexibly delivered certificate programmes to full or part-time diploma and degree programmes.

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Bachelor of Business Studies and Bachelor of Computing Systems Concurrent Degrees

EIT's BBS/BCS concurrent degree combines the two fundamental fields of business and computing into one stimulating programme. Graduates are skilled up and prepared to become New Zealand's future business and ICT leaders.

This programme is designed to develop your intellectual and interpersonal skills in business and computing while emphasising the broad economic, financial and managerial dimensions of the modern and dynamic business environment.

And while you're studying, EIT will help you foster a high degree of professional competence in a specialist area of your choosing, in order to produce a motivated, innovative and creative approach so you can to continue on with life-long learning and be able to adapt to change.

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Katja Feldtmann, Bachelor of Computing Systems

I feel that a tertiary education opens so many doors, a degree is a valuable possession, and its not only the qualification but the range of knowledge gained.  EIT is a small and friendly campus, awesome lecturers who know you by name and who want you to succeed, all this set in a beautiful location.

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Associate Professor Michael Verhaart

Michael Verhaart is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing, and is Programme Co-ordinator for the PgDip IT and the Master of Information Technology. His research interests are in Digital Learning Technologies including Open Education Resources. Michael holds positions in two publications of CITRENZ: Executive Editor of the Journal of Applied Computing and Information Technology (JACIT) and co-editor of the Proceedings of Applied Computing and Information Technology (PACIT). He presents both nationally and internationally, and is a reviewer for a number of computing related journals and conferences.

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Industry Projects

All computing degree and specialist diploma programmes include an industry based project providing those nearing graduation with an opportunity to work with industry either as an intern in an IT company or working with a commercial organisation on a specific project.

Specialist Facilities 

A purpose-built Information Technology Complex is located at the Hawkes Bay Campus. There are nine networked computer labs with 24 student workstation stations in each. The rooms are environmentally controlled, with data show equipment in each room. There are specific labs for software development, hardware, multimedia and a room for project work. The facility also has a 50-seat tiered lecturer theatre.

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