Study Options

Full-time, Part-time


18 Months


Level 9

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IT Qualifications Are In High Demand

The Master of Information Technology is an 18 month full-time programme that aims to enable students who have a bachelor’s degree in IT or computing to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in information technology.

This 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.


Auckland Specific Information


The MIT programme provides a post graduate pathway for students who have already completed an approved and relevant Post Graduate Diploma, or who have achieved a high grade-point average IT Bachelors’ Degree.

The MIT programme builds upon existing knowledge and skills, focusing on research and professional practice through project work, case studies, real-life simulations, and practical work experience, to be able to apply recent best-practice into a NZ organisational context.

The structure of the MIT promotes flexibility through the diversity of student interests and a wide range of IT functions, encouraging participants to apply research skills to identify solutions of relevance to their background or likely future roles.

In the state-of-the-art Information Technology Complex, there are nine networked computer laboratories usually with 24 student 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 computer study. The facility also has a 50-seat tiered lecture theatre.


Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Possible job and career opportunities can include:

  • systems analyst
  • IT consultant
  • business analyst
  • IT infrastructure support analyst
  • e-commerce advisor, project manager
  • security analyst
  • IT manager


Hawke’s Bay:

  • February
  • July


  • March
  • August


Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Auckland Campus

Hawke’s Bay Campus


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.