Internet of Things for Sustainability
Level 8 - NZQA Accredited
Learn how the Internet of Things and big data can be used to support sustainable outcomes in business, community and organisations.
Next intake: Monday, 15th November 2021
Applications close: Thursday, 11th November 2021
Duration: 10 weeks, part-time
Study mode: Weekly live-online sessions
Fees: $900.00 (incl. GST) Full fee scholarships for this intake*
Result: Level 8 (15 credits) + Tech Futures Lab Learning Badge
*Learn more about our Productivity Scholarship available for the November 21 intake.
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:
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.
Pathway to other Postgraduate programmes
Our micro-credentials are perfect packages of just-in-time learning, equipping learners with bite-sized knowledge they can start to apply immediately. They’re also stackable with other micro-credentials and the knowledge you acquire will be valuable if you decide to step up your learning to one of our postgraduate programmes – get in touch to talk about your options.
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 Programme Handbook.
The full tuition fee for the Internet of Things for Sustainability micro-credential programme is
*2021/2022 fees. Prices stated are in NZD and inclusive of 15% GST (goods and services tax).
^Student Loans and allowances do not apply to this programme.
Productivity Scholarship for November 2021
A full fees scholarship is available on the November 2021 intake to domestic students who meet the entry requirements for this micro-credential. Places are limited and scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first served basis in order of completed applications.
At Tech Futures Lab, we recognise there are barriers to learning in this current market environment. But we also clearly see there’s a pressing need for NZ professionals to gain the skills and knowledge essential to leverage technology solutions in their communities and practices to be sustainable in a digital-first globally connected economy.
This Productivity Scholarship is a recognition of the financial hurdles to professional development study.
This micro-credential programme is available to study as an international student either via online distance learning 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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