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GradDip - Artificial Intelligence as a subject

Studying a graduate diploma helps you develop knowledge and skills in your chosen subject area which will enable you to undertake a new career or further study.

Artificial Intelligence is impacting on our lives, business and environment.  Knowing more about this transformational technology can put you ahead on your chosen career path and put you in the driver’s seat as New Zealand positions itself as a global leader in AI.

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Key information

Years: 1.0
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Estimated Fees* (International): $29,425 - $43,850 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Artificial intelligence architect
  • Big data engineer
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst/scientist
  • Database programmer
  • Financial analyst
  • Machine learning engineering
  • Market research analyst
  • Mathematical modeller
  • Mathematics or computer science training
  • Multimedia content creator
  • Network architect
  • Operations researcher
  • Research programmer
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Usability engineer

Degree Planner

Rhys Compton My masters focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence application in health and biotechnology. There is so much room to make our health systems more efficient for patients and doctors, and machine learning and AI will be at the core of this.

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Prescriptions for the GradCert(AI) and GradDip(AI)

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Artificial Intelligence at an advanced level in their first degree.

For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science Office.

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