Computing

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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Master of Information Technology

The Master of Information Technology (MIT) is an 18 month full-time programme that aims to enable students who have a bachelors’ degree in IT or computing to achieve a post graduate level qualification in information technology.

The MIT programme has been designed to produce IT graduates who are able to think critically and have a number of high level skills in IT field that can be applied in a wide range of IT situations.

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Amanda Gray, Bachelor of Business Studies and Bachelor of Computing Systems Concurrent Degrees

“You can’t go wrong by choosing EIT. The support is amazing, the range of qualifications is diverse, lecturers are second-to-none and you get to enjoy the awesome Hawkes Bay weather, restaurants, wineries and beaches!  You can’t go wrong really.”

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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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