Sharpen your IT skills and knowledge and get up-to-date with the latest industry trends and emerging technologies.

The one-year Graduate Diploma of Software Development is ideal professional development for software specialists who want to hone their analysis, design and programming skills to solve complex business challenges in the workplace.

By combining theoretical study with highly applied learning you develop your skills in systems analysis and design, algorithms and data structures, and data management, and gain more knowledge in how to design and build interfaces for optimum user experience. In your second-semester project you work with industry to analyse real problems in the workplace and research, build and implement solutions.

As the demand for smart, adaptable IT professionals escalates, this graduate diploma will set you up with the higher-level skills and knowledge to advance your career in software development.


  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software and Applications Programmers
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Developer Programmer
  • Support Analyst
  • Software Tester
  • .NET Developer
  • Microsoft Applications Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • CRM Developer
  • Technical Specialist
  • Application Engineer
  • Database Administrator

English Language requirements:

  • An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years.

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Graduate Diploma of Software Development course at the Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.