Bachelor of Information Science

New Zealand Massey University Degree

Pathway Programs at GISM Campus

About Massey University

Massey University is one of the largest universities in New Zealand, Massey University continues to be ranked globally as one of the top three universities in New Zealand. Massey University’s proud history spans over 80 years of academic excellence. Massey University is sought-after throughout the world for its leading-edge research and innovation. Hence, Massey students experience international quality teaching by top researchers and lecturers who have strong links with their industries. Massey is also the New Zealand’s only multi-campus university with three well positioned campuses in the North Island: Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. With its excellent support staff and over 30,000 students from over 100 different countries from all over the world, its international students find a warm and welcoming environment at Massey and a climate in which they are encouraged to excel in their studies.

GISM is the Massey University Education & Research partner in Sri Lanka.

Massey University is one of the largest universities in New Zealand, Massey University continues to be ranked globally as one of the top three universities in New Zealand. Massey University’s proud history spans over 80 years of academic excellence. Massey University is sought-after throughout the world for its leading-edge research and innovation. Hence, Massey students experience international quality teaching by top researchers and lecturers who have strong links with their industries. Massey is also the New Zealand’s only multi-campus university with three well positioned campuses in the North Island: Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. With its excellent support staff and over 30,000 students from over 100 different countries from all over the world, its international students find a warm and welcoming environment at Massey and a climate in which they are encouraged to excel in their studies.

Overview of the program

Massey is one of the few universities in New Zealand where your information sciences qualification covers all three disciplines of computer science, information technology and software engineering. You’ll learn a broad spectrum of skills from business management through to developing software and hardware. So you’ll emerge from your studies at Massey with a well-rounded understanding of the whole industry, as well as with the specialist skills that you’ll need to become an excellent ICT professional.

Choose Your Majors

The Massey BInfSc pathway at GISM gives you the freedom choose any of the following majors at Massey University,

Carrier Prospects

The ICT sector is booming worldwide and New Zealand is one of the leaders in this field. Massey’s Bachelor of Information Sciences will give you the skills needed to make you a sought-after employee, both in New Zealand, and internationally. Following are few of the many job opportunities:

Pathway and Awards of the course

GISM Campus will issue a Diploma qualification of 120 credits upon successful completion of the first year studies in Sri Lanka. Bachelor of Information Science Degree is awarded by Massey University upon successful completion of remaining 240 credits in New Zealand.
The degree programmes are full time: Commencing in February/July every year.
University Preparatory Programme – An induction programme to University Life commences in January and August to provide the necessary skills for school leavers to begin their studies at university. This programme is delivered at a concessional fee for all registered students.

Entry requirements

Students must have a minimum of three “C” passes at G.C.E (A/L) Examination or London (A/L) Examination in any stream of studies OR GISM Foundation Programme (successfully completed with a grade “B” average). All applicants must sit for a selection interview with the Dean of the Engineering Faculty.
Students must have a minimum of three “C” passes at G.C.E (A/L) Examination or London (A/L) Examination in any stream of studies

Graduate Job Visa

( Up to 2/3 Years ) in New Zealand

3rd & 4th Years study BInfSc at Massey University, New Zealand

First Year

Diploma at GISM Campus

Local or London A/L or O/L + Foundation

Course Contents

Because we know that many students prefer to keep their options open during early stages of study, our programme offers general modules in the first year and second year of your degree, before starting to specialize in year third and fourth years.

Fees

Below is an indication of tuition fees. Please note: Massey University tuition fee is subject to change annually.

Earning Capacity

Work during studies:

New Zealand provides 20hours of part-time work during studies and 2-3 months of full-time work during holidays. Assumption: $15NZD per hour earning capacity during studies.

Post study work:

After the degree you are able to apply for Graduate Job Search Visa which allows you to remain in New Zealand and work full time in your chosen careers. Assumption: $45,000NZD annual salary at a full-time job.

Studying Abroad in New Zealand

New Zealand’s unique and dynamic culture blends a fusion of European, Maori, Pacific and Asian influences. New Zealand has a high standard of living and is consistently ranked highly in internal quality of life indexes. New Zealand society is diverse, sophisticated and multicultural, and the honesty, friendliness and openness of New Zealanders, or “Kiwis”, is world-renowned.

New Zealand: A Geographic Wonderland

Comparable in physical size to Great Britain, Colorado and Japan, New Zealand offers a temperate climate with relatively small seasonal variation making it an ideal country to live. New Zealand’s spectacularly beautiful landscape includes vast mountain chains, weeping coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests.

How to Join ?

For more information, get in touch with one of our student counselors,
Call 011-2820810 / 0712242242 or email [email protected]