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.

Employment Opportunities

Hamish White, Chief Executive of NOW regularly has EIT interns working at NOW, getting the practical experience required to complete the EIT Bachelor of Computing Systems degree. He has employed 10-12 EIT graduates and is thrilled with quality of their abilities and work ethic.


New Degree Courses

We’ve got IT covered! Our innovative new courses include mechatronics, computer vision and machine learning. You’ll be equipped to work in a well-paid, fast-moving industry. Study online, full or part-time from May, July or October. Talk to us and find out how far we can take you. 

Computing at EIT

Looking for a serious computing qualification?  At EIT you can gain a practical qualification that is designed to help you get employment in the IT industry.  Most EIT diploma programmes and the Bachelor of Computing Systems include industry-based placements or internships that can lead you to permanent employment.  Many EIT Bachelor of Computing Systems graduates have secured IT jobs while studying, ready for when they complete the programme.

BCS Graduate Profile

2016 Computing Andrew King (2)Andrew King has recently graduated with his Bachelor of Computing Systems.  As well as being one of EIT’s 2016 Valedictorians Andrew has just landed himself a job at NOW in Napier.  Find out about Andrew’s experiences as a student, what he enjoyed most about the course and his advice to anyone thinking about studying at EIT.

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 Hawke’s 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.


Shaping Up a Career In IT

September 11, 2018

Leaving William Colenso College, Harley Simmons didn’t know what he wanted to do in life.   A year working as a labourer confirmed that he didn’t want to spend it doing a manual job and...

On Track for A Career in Computing

May 30, 2018

EIT Bachelor of Computing Systems graduate Martin Bischofer secured his operations technician job after working his final-semester internship at DataNow. “This was great for us,” the...

Govhack Sparks Creative Response

December 12, 2017

Hosted by EIT and held on campus, Hawke’s Bay’s recent GovHack challenged some of the best and brightest minds in the IT sector to come up with creative mock systems based on national...