Level 8 - NZQA accredited
Better outcomes begin with smarter design
Next intake: 29 September 2022
Applications close: 15 September 2022
Duration: 34 weeks, part-time
Delivery model: Blended: weekly online sessions; 6 full day on-site workshops
Location: Workshops held at Tech Futures Lab, 99 Khyber Pass Rd, Grafton, Auckland
Domestic (NZ student fees): $5,440* (incl GST) $6,045 (incl. GST)
*10% Early Bird discount applied. Check Key Dates below for deadlines.
International fees: $16,599 inc GST (available for international students studying in NZ)
Result: Level 8 NZQA postgraduate certificate (60 credits)
Create smarter solutions in a connected world
Data is the currency of the digital economy. To create better outcomes for business, society and the environment, knowing how to use the science of data insight with IoT will give you an edge in a world of connectivity and automation.
This is a practical hands-on 34-week programme created in close consultation with leading industry experts and practitioners to help you level up your expertise to surface untapped insight and create new value, more efficiency and better outcomes.
Learn about IoT devices and how to layer up with machine learning, automation and artificial intelligence to deliver faster, more streamlined products or business processes
Know how to apply a strategic lens on data strategy and insight to identify potential gains and opportunities for better experiences and outcomes
Develop an ability to create the right processes, ethical frameworks and governance models to support sustainable IoT systems
Gain connection into an industry of innovators, practitioners and entrepreneurs who are moving us into the fourth industrial revolution
Whether you’re already a data expert, a technical wizz or a strategically-led manager, this programme will help you develop the skills and capabilities to create intelligent solutions that deliver value in efficiency, productivity, sustainability and financial performance.
For more detail on the learning modules, please see the 2022 Education Handbook.
Sarah Glenn, founder of Enquiray Software, student of the Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments
The Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments is for professionals who want to create connected technology solutions to deliver positive outcomes – for business, society and our environment. Ideally suited but not limited to professions in:
This programme is for you if you:
The Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments will develop your skills to create strategic and sustainable smart solutions for your workplace, your community or a wider industry that you’re passionate about enhancing for better outcomes.
Pathways to The Master of Technological Futures
This postgraduate certificate is a pathway to the Master of Technological Futures – 45 of the credits you earn on this programme can be cross-credited to the Master’s programme. Watch below to find out how.
This programme is available to study part-time only and is delivered as a Blended Learning model with weekly live-online class sessions and six full-day workshops spaced over the course of the programme. See the Key Dates section below for more detail.
A total time commitment of 16 hours per week comprising:
The six full-day face-to-face workshops will be held on-site at Tech Futures Lab, 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland.
The full tuition fee for the Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments programme is:
*Prices stated are in NZD and inclusive of 15% GST (goods and services tax).
We offer a 10% Early Bird discount on tuition fees for applications received by midnight the month prior to the intake start date (offer not available to international students). See Key Dates section above for specific intake dates.
Support available to domestic students:
We’re offering four different scholarship options in 2022. Find out more about them and how to apply.
We recommend you first explore the Fees Free scheme to check your eligibility before you apply for a scholarship. Talk with us if you want to discuss your options.
With the current Covid-19 travel restrictions in place at the New Zealand border, this postgraduate certificate programme is only available to study as an international student if you are already in New Zealand. As the New Zealand government reviews and revises travel restrictions, it may be possible to apply for a Student Visa and travel to New Zealand to study this programme with us in the future.
You will need to check the conditions on your visa to see if you are eligible to study with us. To find out more about studying with Tech Futures Lab as an international student, visit our International Students page.
We value industry and real-world experience as much as an academic record. You don’t need specific technical ability but you must demonstrate a willingness to learn.
You’ll need one of the following:
To make sure you’ll gain what you want out of this programme, you’ll need to provide a Statement of Intent as part of the enrolment process. You can do this by letter or video.
Places are offered in order of enrolment. The programme is available to candidates who qualify as domestic students (NZ and Australian citizens and permanent residents) and international students who are currently residing in New Zealand. Please see the International Students page for specific information.
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence of English language competence. This might be a formal test, academic qualification from an English speaking country or professional achievements in English. More details of the requirements these options need to meet are covered on the International Students page.
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We’ve gathered together some of the best practitioners, educators and futurists in Aotearoa New Zealand to facilitate and create a practical hands-on learning environment. You’ll connect with industry experts who can provide mentorship and guidance on developing game-changing solutions that have long-term strategic consideration.
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