Quick. Smart. Relevant.

Developed by leading educators in conjunction with some of the country’s most highly regarded learning institutes, fast-track your tech learning with an industry-focused one-year innovative programme designed to help degree-holders from any discipline move to a career in tech.

SHIFT transitions to tertiary partners in 2021.

Starting 2021, SHIFT will be transitioning across to our tertiary partners; University of Otago in Dunedin, and Lincoln University and Ara Institute of Canterbury in Christchurch.

Otago, Lincoln and Ara will continue the success of SHIFT, working with you to create a customised pathway that will help you achieve your career goal.

Each provider will deliver tech learning with the following industry-focused one-year programmes, that not only boosts your skills, but gives you practical industry experience and an industry network to help you move into tech:

University of Otago: Diploma for Graduates in ICT

Lincoln University: Master of Applied Computing

Ara Institute of Canterbury: Graduate Diploma in ICT

» 1 Year Full-Time (part-time available)

» Next Intake: Feb & July 2021 

» Master of Applied Computing (Lincoln, Christchurch)

» Graduate Diploma in ICT                 (Ara, Christchurch)

» Diploma for Graduates in ICT (Otago University, Dunedin)

A unique learning experience.

Studio-based projects, seminars and industry placements, are all focused on delivering the hands-on skills you need to step straight into a role in tech.

You’ll be part of a small tight-knit group of post-graduate students who receive monitoring and support from industry experts that understand both your current abilities, and your future career goals.

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