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    A student-led project in collaboration with a host organisation/institution comprising the support, development or planning of an ICT initiative or programme within the host organisation/institution.

    The paper consists of an industry placement, where the student will be paired with an industry mentor within a host organisation/institution. Students will typically carry this work out within the host organisation/institution, supported by their industry mentor. Regular meetings with the academic advisor will ensure that the learning outcomes of the paper are being met.

    About this paper

    Paper title ICT Industry Project
    Subject Computer and Information Science
    EFTS 0.25
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,955.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    COMP 270
    Pre or Corequisite
    COMP 373
    Limited to
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
    Available only for the Information and Communications Technology endorsement for DipGrad.

    This paper is offered for students undertaking the Diploma for Graduates in ICT.

    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.



    Teaching staff

    Academic Advisers: Claudia Ott and Veronica Liesaputra

    Teaching Arrangements

    The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely, but features in-person assessment.

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes

    Students in this paper will:

    • Apply their ICT skills, acquired from other papers, in a practical context through their specific project
    • Acquire additional ICT and related skills as required to complete their project
    • Gain a deeper understanding of how ICT is used in commercial organisations
    • Develop their teamwork and communication skills through working with others in their host organisation/institution
    • Develop as reflective ICT practitioners


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
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