• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Topics of this Information Science at University of Otago include the study of specific programming languages and environments, database design and implementation, information system development, human-computer interaction, distributed systems and the application of fuzzy systems, neural networks and spatial systems. 

Management issues

Management issues relating to the development and operation of information systems are also studied.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems
  • General Programming
  • Developing Information Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience
  • Data Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: IB Diploma with a minimum 26 points.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) GCE Advanced Levels: minimum Numerical Score of 8.
  • The numerical scores are normally calculated on the best three A-Level principal subjects (excluding the General Paper) taken at one sitting, or two A-Level passes with two A-Level Subsidiary passes at one sitting.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19568 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4350 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National: 7,202 NZD
  • International: 32,394 NZD

Living costs for Dunedin

  • 1000 - 2300 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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