Internet of Things for Sustainability
Internet of Things for Sustainability Micro-credential
In this short course learn how the Internet of Things and big data can be used to support sustainable outcomes in business, community and organisations.
10 weeks, part-time, online
US$900 inc GST
Result: Level 8 NZQA micro-credential (15 Credits)
Applications close: one week before intake starts
Scholarship applications close: four weeks before intake starts
Understand the intersection between technology and sustainability challenges.
To future proof our businesses, communities and societies for resilience and adaptation, sustainability must be placed at the core of all decision making. Our world is becoming more connected through smart devices and networks, and we have the incredible opportunity to use these disruptive technologies to develop solutions that benefit humanity, the planet and future generations.
This 10-week industry supported micro-credential will engage you in the sustainability challenges our world faces and support you to discover and create strategies that use the Internet of Things (IoT) as solutions to a sustainable future.
What you’ll learn:
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This micro-credential is ideal for anyone involved in business, community initiatives or organisations where there is a need to confront sustainability challenges with innovation.
Through real use cases across sectors and industries already using IoT for sustainability, you’ll engage in critical and strategic thinking and be encouraged to use creativity and curiosity to explore the potential in your area of expertise.
This micro-credential is stackable. Credits earned can be stacked towards a Master’s Degree.
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This micro-credential is available to study part-time only and is delivered through facilitated online class sessions and self-directed learning.
A total time commitment of 15 hours per week comprising:
For more details on the learning modules, please see the 2022 Student Handbook or 2023 Student Handbook.
The full tuition fee for the Internet of Things for Sustainability micro-credential programme is
*Prices stated are in NZD and inclusive of 15% GST (goods and services tax).
^Student Loans and allowances do not apply to this programme.
Scholarships in 2022
We’re offering a range of 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 to discuss your options.
2023 scholarships will be announced soon.
This micro-credential programme is available to study as an international student either via online distance learning if you don’t live in New Zealand, or if you currently reside in New Zealand and your visa conditions allow study. 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.
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.
You’ll need one of the following:
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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10 weeks, part time, online
Starts: 7th November 2022
Apply by: 1st November 2022
Domestic fees: $450 inc GST
International fees: $1,500 inc GST
Result: Level 8 NZQA micro-credential (15 credits)
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