2013

International Prospectus

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Dr. Alan Hampton - CEO

As Chief Executive of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, I invite you to study in the heart of one of New Zealand’s most beautiful and productive regions, the Bay of Plenty.
We offer a unique and dynamic learning environment where you can realise your potential. At Bay of Plenty Polytechnic you can choose from a wide range of courses and certificate, diploma and degree pathways. Our courses and personalised support systems are developed with your success in mind. There’s truly something for everyone and for every stage of your career and personal journey. We invite you to touch, taste, see and feel the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic experience. Kia hora te marino Kia whakapapa pounamu te moana Kia tere te kärohirohi i mua i to huarahi May peace be widespread May the sea glisten like greenstone And may the shimmer of light guide us forward.

Dr. Alan Hampton Chief Executive

Charlie Harcombe
International Admissions Coordinator

Brett Muir
International Liaison

Tania Wharry
Academic Staff Member Business Studies

Craig Keenan
Academic Staff Member Engineering

Pam Simpson
International Pastoral Care Coodinator

The Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Experience
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic – a leading public regional Institute of Technology owned and funded by the New Zealand government– promises a vibrant learning experience where you'll discover your strengths and potential through an active and stimulating environment. For more than 25 years, students from all over the world have been choosing Bay of Plenty Polytechnic to enhance their life experience and to study overseas. We welcome you to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, a place where you will build lifelong relationships with fellow students, passionate teaching staff and vital industry connections. Our promise to you – we will foster and nurture your talents to help you reach your potential on your journey of personal and professional discovery.

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New Zealand Plenty to Enjoy - The Bay of Plenty and Tauranga City English Language Learn English with Us Our Partnerships and Pathways Qualifications Overview 2013 Plenty to Study Animal Care Architecture, Construction & Carpentry Business Computing & Information Technology Creative Education & Social Services Electrical, Engineering & Welding Health & Beauty Environmental Management Marine Studies Sport & Recreation Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Our Campuses Our Facilities 2 3 4 5 6 7-11 12-25 12 13 14 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28-29 30 31 32-33 34 35 36

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Accommodation Key Polytechnic Dates Understanding the NZ Education System How to Apply Qualifications Equivalency Tertiary Jargon The Fine Print

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…a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, boasting spectacular landscapes, lush forests, sweeping coastlines and vast mountain chains.
New Zealand is comparable in size to Great Britain or Japan. However, with a population of just over four million, it is one of the world’s least crowded countries and renowned for its natural beauty. New Zealanders are friendly, welcoming and enjoy meeting people from other cultures. Mäori, New Zealand’s indigenous people, make up around 15 percent of the population. However, there are many different ethnic communities living in New Zealand, including Europeans, Asians and Pacific Islanders. As an independent nation with a stable economy and excellent health facilities, New Zealand enjoys a safe and open political environment. While studying in New Zealand you will enjoy a high standard of living. You will also find tuition and living costs compare favourably with other countries.

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• Population: 4.4 million • Size: 267,710 sq km (same size as the UK) • Climate: Sub-tropical • Currency: NZ dollar • Language: English
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nz . and welcoming. it is a mere two and a half hours by car or 40 minutes by plane from New Zealand’s largest city. and has a multi-cultural staff with wide experience in education for international students. local bands. clubs and outdoor venues many nights a week. Sport and recreation Whether you make a run up the “Mount” (Mauao) your daily activity. Tauranga’s got it all! A green city nestled right on the edge of a beautiful harbour.to enjoy. visit www.ac.400 sunshine hours per year • Highest recorded temperature 33. 3 Art and culture The region features a vibrant.. If you’re a music lover. I have had a great semester in Tauranga. scan the Qr code to watch Benjamin’s video about life in tauranga.7°C • Average high temperature 18. hit the all-terrain adventure parks or just want to relax at a beach or café. Auckland based tutors. Benjamin de Niet Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Intern hi my name is Benjamin de niet from the netherlands. steadily growing art scene. Auckland. Galleries exhibit the best of local and national talent. The Bay of Plenty region on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island is considered to be one of the most beautiful coastal areas in the country. work and live in Tauranga. The people are really friendly and the surf was amazing. The qualifications and courses available to international students through Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Ntec are: • new Zealand Diploma in Business level 6 • BoPP Diploma in applied Computing level 6 • national Diploma in Quantity surveying level 6 National Tertiary Education Consortium (Ntec) is a consortium of tertiary providers.bayofplentynz. you’ll have no difficulty finding what you’re looking for.3°C To find out more about what’s on offer in the region visit www. Some great events are happening in Tauranga every year: • the national Jazz Festival • the tauranga arts Festival • the multicultural Festival • new Zealand surf lifesaving Championships • International surfing Competitions • International Fishing Competition • International Capoeira Festival and Brazilian Carnival • tauranga moana seafood Festival Key Facts • Tauranga is the 5th largest and fastest growing city in New Zealand • 44% of New Zealand’s population lives within 200 kilometres of Tauranga • Warm climate with an average of 2. caring. counsellors and support staff are available to mentor and give guidance to students to get the most out of study and to reach their full potential. which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa). Ntec has developed a reputation for being friendly. Tauranga features a range of industries centred around one of the largest deep-water container ports in the country. you’ll truly be spoilt for choice when you study. With a laid-back café lifestyle and plenty of excitement on offer. Study in Auckland Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has partnered with Ntec to offer courses and qualifications in Auckland city. For more information about Ntec.ntec. Tauranga is one of the fastest growing cities in New Zealand and its economic growth offers you lots of opportunities for part-time and graduate employment. Tauranga is popular as both a tourist destination and as a place to live. our own student bands and national stars entertain crowds in pubs..com.

Different level programmes require different levels of English language proficiency. Level 5. therefore. English language proficiency is required entry criteria for all programmes at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. you need to submit your Ielts or toeFl results with your application to prove your English language proficiency. If you want to enrol in a programme at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and: English is your native language. All my tutors are very nice. so I have to speak more english. English is the most common language spoken in New Zealand. with many years experience working with animals. . I want to be a vet nurse. I am enjoying the animal care programme. There are many different animals in our class. New Zealand is the last pure land in the world. you will be required to either: sit Ielts or toeFl OR come and improve your prior to your arrival English language in in NZ and submit Tauranga by studying your results English prior to applying for along with your your programme of choice application. students who need to improve their english skills before beginning their programme of study can enrol in the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Certificate of Foundation studies (english for speakers of other languages). There are not lots of Chinese students here. Xu Huan (Happy) National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. one reason for choosing Tauranga is to improve my English.English Language 4 We welcome applications from students with English as a second language. You are not a native speaker of English and you haven’t yet sat English language proficiency exams such as Ielts or toeFl you need to present official transcripts of your last year of high school study completed in your home country. working with animals. I got a working holiday visa and worked for nearly 10 months before my first semester. You are not a native speaker of English. but you are proficient in english language. one of the two official languages (Te Reo Maori is the other). at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.

Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 3 (Intermediate) For students who can already use english in an everyday setting. listening.0 on completion of this programme. 4 and 5. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 6.0 and are eligible to apply for diploma and degree programmes at level 6 and 7. weaknesses and study readiness. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5. The programme also includes field trips and you might spend some time in mainstream and vocational class rooms.Learn English with Us Certificate in Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2. 5 Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2 (Pre-Intermediate) For students with some english skills. ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. numeracy skills and communication technology. This involves assessments of literacy.5 and are eligible to apply for certificate and diploma programmes at level 3. The programme is available at three levels. Applicants participate in orientation and placement tests to identify the most suitable level of study.0 on completion of this programme. 3 & 4 Each level 17 weeks. as well as an interview with a course advisor. Prospective students are encouraged to let us know any specific ESOL or Foundation programmes they may require. . language and numeracy competence so that you can achieve your goals and support your application into the programme of your choice.0. The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5. critical thinking.900 (17 weeks) Windermere Campus The aim of this programme is to provide you with an opportunity to increase your literacy. speaking. The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option.5 on completion of this programme. writing. ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. full-time Monthly NZ$6. Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 4 (Advanced) For students who can use english accurately in specialised subjects and are preparing for higher level diploma and degree academic study. You’ll take a range of courses focusing on reading. problem solving. ENtry Ielts overall score of 4. In some cases you may be able to complete mainstream assessments and earn credits towards certain qualifications. numeracy and study skills. self-identification of strengths.

it may be possible to gain further certificates and diplomas during the course of your study . the bachelor qualifications the Polytechnic offers ensure you gain a valuable degree qualification. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the university of Waikato have joined forces and share facilities at Windermere Campus and Bongard Centre. further increasing the opportunities for you to take advantage of bridging. students find our diploma qualifications to be hands-on and practical with a workplace focus to help you find the right employment. With appropriate degree planning. studying a degree pathway at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may incur significantly lower overall costs than studying for the same degree at a university. In 2010 te whare wänanga o Awanuiärangi joined the partnership. New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) 2 years Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or Electronic) *Hamilton Delivery Up to 3 years Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Sport & Recreation 2 years AUT University Bachelor in Sport & Recreation (BSR) 1 year Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Design (Fashion) 2 years Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Design (Fashion) 1 year .the financial savings may be substantial. you will gain both a vocational diploma and hands-on skills valued by employers and the academic credibility of a highly respected university degree – all on campus here in Tauranga! This is what’s on offer in 2013: Bay of Plenty Polytechnic 2 years New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 2 years 1 year 1 ½ years University of Waikato Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) 2 years Bachelor of Business Analysis 1 year – Financial (BBA (Fin)) Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a specialisation in Applied Computing 2 years 1 ½ years Our Partnerships …with the University of Waikato and Te Whare Wänanga o Awanuiärangi To increase your tertiary education opportunities in the Bay of Plenty region.6 From Diploma to Degree in Tauranga Our Diploma to Degree pathways provide you with multiple qualifications and the best of both worlds! Without adding any time to your study. certificate. Diplomas in Applied Computing Levels 5 and 6 2 years 1 year Diploma in Design (Graphic) 2 years Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design *Hamilton Delivery 1 year Diploma in Marine Studies Diploma in Environmental Management 2 years 2 years Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences) 1 year Our Pathways One of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s unique features is our ability to offer degree pathways that allow you to gain one or more workready certificates or diplomas at the same time as completing a university degree – all without leaving the Polytechnic campus. diploma and degree programmes in the Bay. conferred by one of New Zealand’s top universities.

5/500 Maths. physics $19. design.320 per year $19.320 Bachelor of architectural studies Bachelor degrees in Business or Technology Bachelor degrees in Business or Technology Feb 2 years Feb 2 years Feb 1 year for more information visit www. English language requirements (unless stated otherwise) Programme Level level 1-4 programmes level 5-6 programmes level 7 programmes IELTS 5.nz . Successful completion of “High School” or “Secondary School” (or the international equivalent) is a compulsory requirement for entry into any Bay of Plenty Polytechnic programme. GST Degree Pathways Animal Care national Certificate in Veterinary Nursing level 5 Jun ½ year 5. computing.ac.ac.5 6 7 TOEFL paper-based 500 550 600 TOEFL iBT 61 79-80 100 Highlighted programmes qualify for a one year Job Search Work Visa upon graduation. trigonometry) English.320 per year $19. maths (specifically algebra.Qualifications Overview 2013 7 This table provides a brief overview of the start dates. trigonometry) maths (specifically algebra.boppoly. see page 34 for equivalency of high school qualifications in different countries.nz/go/brochure for more detailed information on course content as well as specific entry requirements. geometry.320 per year $19. physics. Construction and Carpentry National diploma in Architectural Technology level 6 National diploma in Quantity surveying level 6 National diploma in Construction Management level 6 Certificate in Carpentry level 3 Feb 2 years 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 5. graphics. fees and pathways for each of the programmes offered.5/500 national Certificate in animal Care level 2 $9. Please download a programme brochure from our website at www. entry requirements. trigonometry). Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.660 Architecture. English.bop poly. history maths (specifically algebra.

5) /550 A degree $7.200 $9. maths $18. B. Management studies.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.ac.ac.5) /600 6 (No part lower than 5.425* per year $22.425* per year $22. GST Degree Pathways Business new Zealand Institute of management Feb & ½ year (nZIm) Certificate in management Jul new Zealand Institute of management Feb & ½ year (nZIm) Certificate in small Business Jul Management New Zealand diploma in Business (NZdipBus) level 6 Feb & 2 years Jul 5.425* per year English.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5. maths English. social sciences. B.Financial.400 per year B. maths $9. Tourism – all with the university of Waikato graduate Certificate in new Zealand Immigration advice level 7 Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial (BBa (Fin)) – the university of Waikato Bachelor of management studies (Bms) – the university of waikato Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) – the university of Waikato Bachelor of social sciences (Bsocsc) – the university of Waikato Feb & ½ year Jul online Feb & 3 years Jul Feb & 4 years Jul Feb & 3 years Jul Feb & 3 years Jul 7 (No part lower than 6. maths Additional requirements apply if you’re under 20 $18. maths English.5 (No part lower than 5)/500 Certificate in Computing level 3 or english.Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued 8 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.nz.nz/go/brochure. for full fee schedule.5/500 5.5)/550 diploma in Applied Computing level 5 or equivalent $18.400 Gives entry to the 2nd year of Bsc in Computer science – the university of Waikato Gives entry to the 3rd year of Bsc in Computer science – the university of Waikato diploma in Applied Computing level 6 Feb & 1 year Jul 6 (No part lower than 5. B. please see www. .340 English. maths Computing & Information Technology diploma in Applied Computing level 5 Feb & 1 year Jul 5. maths $22.425* per year $22.400 Bachelor of science in Computer science (Bsc Comp sci) – the university of Waikato Feb & 3 years Jul 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 diploma in Applied Computing level 5 and level 6 $24.200 6 (No part lower than 5.boppoly. Business analysis.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.255* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.waikato. For more details please download a brochure from our website at www.5) /550 English. maths English.5/500 English.

400 diploma in design (Graphic) level 6 • Bachelor of Computer Graphic design . design.200 supports application to enrol on the Bachelor of social Work . art. Graphics. english.400 per year Certificate in music Production and Performance .5/500 english.diploma in Art level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 english & portfolio $18. design.the university of Waikato • Bachelor of Design (Graphic design) – Auckland university of Technology (AuT) • Bachelor of media arts (Visual arts) – Wintec diploma in Music Production and Performance Te kamakama level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 $18.400 $9.Te kamakama level 6 Feb 1 year 6/550 $18. a background in music theory & audition Certificate in music Production and Performance – Tioriori level 5 English.400 Education and Social Services Certificate in teacher aide Practice level 4 national Certificate in early Childhood Education and Care level 5 Kahikatea .9 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. music. art. design & portfolio diploma in design (Fashion) level 6 English.Tioriori level 5 Feb 1 year 6/550 English.400 per year $18.nz .400 per year $18.Certificate in social service studies level 4 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb 1 year 5.5/500 6/550 5. GST Degree Pathways Creative Aka Rakai Toi. computing $18.ac.the university of Waikato Feb & ½ year Jul for more information visit www.bop poly.400 diploma in Music Production and Performance . technology. computing & portfolio Certificate in Computer Graphic design level 4 or art. social sciences.200 $18.5/500 $18. computing & portfolio Bachelor in Design (Fashion) – otago Polytechnic Certificate in Computer graphic design level 4 diploma in design (Graphic) level 6 Feb 1 year 6/550 Feb 1 year 5.5/500 $18. maths & police clearance Police clearance high school $9.400 diploma in Art and design (Advanced) level 7 .400 Certificate in radio Broadcasting level 4 Feb 1 year 5.Waiariki Bachelor in design (Fashion) – otago Polytechnic Diploma in Design (Fashion) level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 Textiles technology. graphics. photography.

For more details please download a brochure from our website at www.the university of Waikato Jan 1 year 6/550 Relevant university or polytechnic degree & ‘fit for diving’ doctor’s certificate diploma in Environmental management level 6 or Diploma in marine studies level 6 Feb 1 year 6/550 $25. maths $19. calculus) $19. please see www. GST Degree Pathways Electrical. .5/500 sciences.400 $18. applied science – aut • Bsc in Biological sciences .5) /550 English.200 $9. for full fee schedule.boppoly.ac.waikato.400 Certificate in health Care assistance level 4 Certificate in massage (Relaxation Massage) level 4 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & ½ year Jul 5.nz. physics and maths (specifically algebra. Electrical or Mechanical disciplines) Feb 2 years 6 (No part lower than 5.320 year one $20.the university of Waikato • B. maths.5/500 5.5/500 English.ac. biology/ sciences & ‘fit for diving’ doctor’s certificate $19.nz/go/brochure.125 year two $21. biology $9. **Pending approval.5/500 5. physical education. english. english Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology level 4 or equivalent international qualification $18.160 Diploma in marine studies For Graduates level 6 Bachelor of science (Bsc) with a major in Biological sciences .320 per year Bachelor in Engineering Health and Beauty Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology level 4 Certificate in Beauty therapy (Body Therapy and Electrology) level 5 Feb Feb 1 year 30 weeks 5.the university of Waikato Diploma in marine studies level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 English.200 Marine Studies and Environmental Management diploma in Environmental Management level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 sciences.725* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued 10 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. Engineering and Welding New Zealand diploma in Engineering level 6 (Civil**.320 per year • B. applied science – AuT • Bsc in Biological sciences .

ac. physical education.400 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & 1 year Jul 5.5/500 6/550 Be fit and active English. please see www.5) /550 Maths.320 per year • B. biology/sciences $18.425* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.ac.255** per year Tourism.nz. for full fee schedule.200 $18.5/500 6 (No part lower than 5. for more information visit www.nz. maths specific criteria depending on the endorsement $18. maths English. ** approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study. please see www. City & guilds) level 3 English. for full fee schedule.5/500 Certificate in hospitality (Professional Cookery inc.5) /550 $9.aut. Travel and Hospitality national Certificate in hospitality (Cookery) level 4 national Certificate in travel level 4 diploma in Tourism level 5 (endorsements in International Flight attending.400 specific papers may give credit to the Bachelor in Tourism – the university of Waikato Feb & 3 years Jul 6 (No part lower than 5. sport and Recreation – AuT • B.waikato.ac.nz . GST Degree Pathways Sport & Recreation Certificate in Fitness level 4 Diploma in sport and recreation level 6 Feb Feb 1 year 2 years 5. sport & leisure studies – the university of Waikato Bachelor of sport and recreation – AuT university Feb 1 year 6/550 Diploma in sport and Recreation level 6 $24.bop poly. event management and Travel Management) Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) – the university of Waikato Feb 1 year 5.11 Programme of Study Start Length Minimum IELTS/ TOEFL Entry Requirements Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. English or national Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Core skills) level 3 or national Certificate in Travel level 3 $22.400 $19.

AREAS OF STUDY INCLUDE • surgical and clinical veterinary nursing • Preparing intravenous drips and providing paediatric care • assisting with anaesthetics and analgesic procedures • monitoring animals on fluid therapy. some changes may occur. surgery preparation and dispensing drugs . please see pages 7 . computing. retail..ac. animal handling. administration. For programme start dates. sample collections.12 to study. or download a brochure from our website at www. Animal Care National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing Level 5 Half year. Our prospectus can help you find out more about what’s on offer for you.nz/go/brochure.11. marine and environment. full-time Get yourself industry ready to start your career as a vet nurse. ethics. fashion.. veterinary nursing including veterinary surgical assistance. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers over 100 different programmes in areas as diverse as graphic design. business. social services. veterinary reception. Gain the skills you need in animal husbandry. fees and entry requirements. first aid and communication. nursing hospitalised animals.boppoly. radiography. electrical and mechanical engineering and many more. Please note that the papers and courses listed are accurate for 2012. see the brochure for up-to-date listings for 2013. carpentry.

Architecture. You’ll be using Mutoh Track drawing machines and industry-leading CAd technology and facilities.nz . full-time This programme will suit you if you’re creative and like the idea of helping people to create their dream home or building. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Construction elements • Communication skills • Building law and environment • Feasibility and services • Design and Preparation • small Buildings • • • • • Contract administration Design Principles Construction methodology medium Buildings large Buildings 13 National Diploma in Quantity Surveying Level 6 Two years. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Construction elements • written Communication • Building law and environment • Feasibility and services • estimation • Introduction to Quantity surveying • • • • • Contract administration Quantity surveying Construction methodology advanced estimation Communication National Diploma in Construction Management Level 6 Two years. health and safety planning. A huge saving in time and tuition fees! for more information visit www. Through our courses you’ll gain a solid understanding of preparing schedules of quantities for labour and materials. full-time e bin ! C om ave &S Get your construction career established with this theory-based programme. You’ll gain skills and knowledge to produce contract architectural drawings and act as an architectural technician on small and medium scale building projects.bop poly. You’ll take courses in identifying construction site procedures. Construction & Carpentry National Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6 Two years. site management. construction methodologies. quality assurance and client communication. with additional experience in the industry. full-time e bin ! C om ave &S Are you good with details? like working with numbers? dedicated to seeing projects through to the end? This National diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge to develop your career in quantity surveying. controlling costs and administering construction finances. medium and large building projects. take control of small. preparing tender documents and feasibility studies.ac. on completion of this Diploma you’ll be able to work as a Construction Management Technician and. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Construction elements • written Communication • Building law and environment • Feasibility and services • estimation • • • • • • Introduction to Quantity surveying Contract administration Planning Construction methodology site management Communication Combine & Save! Complete both Diplomas in just 5 semesters.

get to know new people. to Human Resource Management. risk minimisation and staff management. plus half year part-time If you want to start a business management career and gain new skills or if you want to update your existing skills to go for that promotion. communication and human resource knowledge and you can choose to delve into courses in accounting. business performance. Employment Relations. After six compulsory courses. then this is the programme for you. finance. law or computing. now I feel like I can do anything. Marketing Research. . you can choose to specialise in either accounting. ranging from Principles of Tourism. marketing or tourism. my strategy when I came here was to put myself into new and challenging situations. decision making. New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) Level 6 Two years. through courses in business concepts. leadership and strategic Planning for small Business. management and expansion of a small business. REqUIRED PAPERS FOR THE ACCOUNTING SPECIALISATION • accounting Principles • accounting Practices • Introduction to Commercial law • the economic environment • organisation and management • Business Computing • Business Communication • Financial accounting • management accounting PLUS TWO OF • Business Finance • Internal auditing • taxation • Plus one optional paper New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) Certificate in Small Business Management Half year full-time. and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance. economics. and build up my self-confidence. Mohammed Aljaber New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 the key for someone to come from saudi and succeed in their study in New Zealand is to have an open mind and motivation to try new things. full-time The NZdipBus is an ideal starting point for gaining a widely recognised business qualification that will enable you to continue into our degrees offered in partnership with the university of Waikato. The NZdipBus provides you with a wide range of business skills and knowledge. Touring Places. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to assist you in the setting up. management. The NZdipBus incorporates the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic diploma in Business and the New Zealand Institute of management (nZIm) diploma in Management.Business 14 New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) Certificate in Management Half year full-time. computing and marketing. communications. management. The law of Business Entities. this flexible. plus half year part-time are you an entrepreneurial spirit? this qualification is specifically designed for people working in. including accounting. or planning to start. Buyer Behaviour and Communication strategies. a small business. law. COMPULSORY PAPERS • employment relations • Introduction to marketing • human resources I: People at work • Introduction to management • workplace Communication You’ll select a minimum of four compulsory papers and four optional papers. YOU MUST COMPLETE SIx OF THE FOLLOWING PAPERS • accounting Principles • Introduction to Commercial law • the economic environment • organisation and management • Fundamentals of marketing • Business Computing • Business Communication You must also complete another six papers of your choice. Placing Tourism. scan the Qr code to watch Mohammed’s video about studying at the Polytechnic. COMPULSORY PAPERS • Principles of small Business management • establishing a small Business • operating a small Business • Planning for Improved Performance You’ll also complete four optional papers. marketing. nationally recognised programme will provide you with solid management.

up to two years. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. as well as those who don’t need an immigration adviser licence. residence Visas d. The courses will also be of value to people working in travel agencies and international education. 15 Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Two years. this programme is for you. social science methodology. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. Completing the new Zealand Diploma in Business with a B grade average will give you up to 10 papers towards the 20 required for the BBa (Fin). Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) Two years. You’ll gain a sound understanding of accounting. You can customise your degree by choosing one of the four majors offered in tauranga: accounting. marketing. this specialist qualification is required to apply for a licence to practise as a new Zealand Immigration adviser and will cover and assess the immigration adviser competency standards and code of conduct. future developments and effective management. You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. economic. Prospective students should discuss with Immigration new Zealand prior to submitting an application. part-time. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. Introduction to nZ Immigration law and Professional responsibilities b. You’ll not only learn what makes a business tick but also what makes a manager great. finance and economics. Completing relevant NZdipBus courses with a B grade average will give you credit to the BTour. as well as critical analysis and communication skills. does not qualify for a student visa to enter new Zealand. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. and the immigration advisers licensing scheme. You’ll gain knowledge of human behaviour. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato The BTour develops a constructive and critical understanding of tourism based on practical industry research. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato This professionally recognised programme offers an alternative business degree if numbers and their meaning are your game. preparing and administering applications and appeals. finance or tourism. Refugees. full-time. If you want to work with and are enthusiastic about people. Appeals and Professional Practice note: as this graduate Certificate is taught online it. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato the Bms stands out due to its unique focus on management and practical experience. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato the Bsocsc looks at how people and society interact and change. Compliance and unlawful status c. Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) One & a half years. planning or research. Completing the New Zealand diploma in Business with a B grade average may provide you with 14 papers toward the 26 required for the Bms. People already in new Zealand may require a Variation of Conditions of their existing work visa or other temporary entry visa in order to undertake part-time study.Business Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice Level 7 Half year. Completing the NZdipBus with a B grade average may gain you up to 9 of the required 20 papers for the Bsocsc. temporary entry. Business Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic 2 years 2 years New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 1 year 1 ½ years University of Waikato Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) 2 years 2 years 1 ½ years Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial (BBA (Fin)) 1 year with appropriate degree planning it may be possible to gain the nZIm Certificate in management while studying for your NZ diploma of Business or Bachelor degree. policy. In tauranga you can choose either accounting or finance as your major. Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial (BBA (Fin)) One year. You’ll learn about immigration law and operational instructions. Delivered online. . COURSES (must be completed in the following order) a.

hardware and operating systems. through hands-on projects. full-time Take the next step towards a career as an intermediate It professional. how people and computers interact and how to ensure systems work well and are easy to use. networking and programming. retail salesperson. junior software programmer. Certain papers can be credited to the second year of the university of Waikato’s Bachelor of science (Bsc) and you can also gain industry certification – see CCna. Computing & IT Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diplomas in Applied Computing Level 5 and 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science (specialisation in Applied Computing) 1 year . The courses will provide you with a working knowledge of the It needs of small to medium enterprises. 20 CrEDIT COUrSES • guI Programming • Internet and web Development • Business systems • Database Practice and experience • Business management (choose from NZdipBus courses Human Resource Management or Applied Management) • hardware and operating systems • help Desk • user Interface Design • Data Communications – services • Project management and Qa (leading to ComptIa Project +) • webmaster technical • mathematics and statistics 15 CrEDIT COUrSES CCNA Exploration • network Fundamentals • routing Protocols and Concepts • lan switching & wireless • accessing the wan These four courses will prepare you to take the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) exam. full-time after completing the DipAppComp Level 6. data communications and multimedia applications. CCNA Exploration provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics and opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development. You’ll take courses on software systems. You’ll learn about It infrastructure. you’ll be able to enrol with the university of Waikato in Tauranga for one further year to meet the requirements of the Bachelor of science (Bsc) in Computer science with a specialisation in applied Computing.Computing & IT 16 Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5 One year. with opportunities ranging from software programming and web development to network administration. You can credit certain papers to the first year of the university of waikato’s Bachelor of science (Bsc). web application development. Throughout the degree you’ll continuously put into practice what you learn. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science with a specialisation in Applied Computing One year. computer network or hardware administrator? This diploma will get you on your way. full-time Want to work as a junior multimedia or web developer. CORE COURSES • Introductory Programming • Professional skills • It Infrastructure • software Packages OPTIONAL COURSES (CHOOSE FOUR) • Introduction to statistical Methods • Introductory multimedia • Introduction to electronics • Behavioural science • Information systems in Business • Programming II (leading to sun Certification) • multimedia & web Development • It essentials and networking (leading to Cisco Comp tIa a+) Diploma in Applied Computing Level 6 One year. You’ll take a variety of courses to gain knowledge and skills in programming. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato If you have completed both the level 5 and 6 Applied Computing diplomas with a B grade average.

Print • Body of work • apparel Practice (work Placement) ELECTIVES (30 CrEDITS) • history. who will help you gain technical and theoretical skills. Culture. textiles. Whether you are well on your way to developing your artistic talent or just getting started. you’ll take courses in design theory. learn to market your art. Kate sylvester and more! YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • history. Delivered in partnership with Otago Polytechnic There’s no need to leave Tauranga to get your degree! Cross credit the Diploma in Design (Fashion) level 6 into otago Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Design (Fashion) and complete just one more year of study to gain your degree. an interdisciplinary studio and two fashion studios to develop professional level design and technical production skills. Culture 1 and 2 • Design Development 1 and 2 • Pattern making 1 and 2 • garment Construction 1 and 2 • Fashion studio 1 and 2 • materials. Creative Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6 2 years Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Design (Fashion) 1 year Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Design (Graphic) Level 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science (specialisation in Applied Computing) 1 year .17 Creative Aka Rakai Toi – Diploma in Art Level 6 Two years. digital photography. Context • studio Practice 2 • Business skills for the Creative Industries • Contextual studies Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6 Two years. You’ll take courses in strategic design. garment construction and styling. textiles. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • studio Practice 1 (including painting. Context 3 (30 credits) (required to continue onto the Bachelor of Design (Fashion)) • Interdisciplinary studies (15 credits) • Business skills for Creative Industries (15 credits) Bachelor in Design (Fashion) One year. drawing. our tutors are renowned practising artists. full-time This diploma inspires an exploration of personal identity and unique cultural heritage and how these inform artistic expressions. sculpture. as well as launching successful labels or going on to work for Moochi. pattern making. full-time after completing the Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6. full-time Join our award winning fashion design team to unleash your creative potential. printmaking) • Culture and Practice in aotearoa (New Zealand) • history. and then take it all to the catwalk! our students are regularly seen on winners’ podiums around New Zealand including Pasfika and wow. Culture. Trelise Cooper. understand forums for exhibition and sale. From initial concept to finished garment. and develop your own art business or career. these courses are sure to inspire your creativity and develop your potential as an artist.

Culture. full-time Your first step in fine tuning your musical talent starts here. press. Process & systems • multimedia and web Design Diploma in Design (Graphic) Level 6 Two years. You’ll learn creative and technical design skills on the Mac platform from tutors experienced in illustration.Creative 18 Certificate in Computer Graphic Design Level 4 One year. knowledge and practical skills for working with live sound. COURSES • apple mac and software skills • Design research • typographic layouts • Planning and approval • graphic Communication • Print Production. visual and conceptual design. history/culture/context. COURSES • theory & harmony for the Contemporary musician 1 and 2 • music technology 1 and 2 • Culture and Practice in aotearoa • Instrumental study • whakaaroaro . 2 and 3 • history. full-time Combine our state of the art technology with your creativity to become a graphic designer. print. a career as a graphic design practitioner could be for you. full-time If you have an eye for design. The programme teaches courses in software applications. design research. Context 1.you’ll get work experience as well. multimedia and web. illustration. You’ll gain skills and confidence in web design. photography and multimedia. art and design theory.Communication for the Creative arts • Performance studies 1 . YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • graphic Design studies 1. You’ll complete instrumental and performance courses and have the opportunity to develop these into your own performance style within a positive and supportive team environment. design and studio practice and web design . on completion of this one year full-time certificate. Graduates will be able to apply fundamental graphic design knowledge and skills required for employment in the industry or in preparation for further related study. and take courses in interdisciplinary studies. colour. you’ll start to grow as a performing artist by developing the theory. composition and relish the idea of working in a fast-paced environment. graphic design studies. 2 and 3 • Computing software • Illustration 1 and 2 • web Design 1 and 2 • Introduction to Programming (Degree elective) • Business skills for Creative Industries (Diploma elective) • Photography • Introduction to multimedia (Degree elective) • Design Practice (Diploma elective) Tioriori – Certificate in Music Production and Performance Level 5 One year.

community groups and schools to.nz . social. This programme provides a qualification for you to begin a career and will support any application for higher level study. They assist teachers in a classroom by working with students on a one-onone basis or in groups. You’ll be trained to have a positive impact on children’s physical. Whanau. You’ll gain skills and knowledge of working with children. using the latest technology and effectively promote your music with an understanding of the music industry. You’ll learn a wide range of skills utilised within the industry. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • music Production • studio Production • Composition Portfolio • global music Promotion • Visual media Production • history. Teacher aides support children’s learning at primary. It includes personal and professional development courses. and gain the business skills to manage a small business. and professional practice. full-time If you have the drive and passion to help children succeed. full-time Working with preschool children is hugely rewarding. help them function the best they can. Policy and the Role of a Teacher Aide • Child Development and the Process of Working with Children • Curriculum Development and support • the reflective Practitioner • work Placement National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 5 One year. this programme will have you covered. learn and practise song composition. this programme is a first step on the pathway towards professional training for working in the social services industry. family/ whänau. whänau.subfm. intermediate and secondary schools. sales and promotions. COURSES • school structure. Take all the knowledge acquired in your courses and apply it to running our very own live student radio station suB 88. COURSES • working with Children • Children’s health and wellbeing • Family. social service work and social service delivery. full-time social and community workers are passionate about making a difference. Training with us as a teacher aide will equip you with the academic and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this role.Creative Te Kamakama – Diploma in Music Production and Performance Level 6 One year.ac. Culture and Context of music • Performance studies 1 & 2 • Business skills for the Creative Industries Education & Social Services Certificate in Teacher Aide Practice Level 4 Half year. full-time Take your musical talent and performance skills to the next level. CORE COURSES IN YEAR ONE • Personal and Professional Development • social service work • social service Delivery Certificate in Radio Broadcasting Level 4 One year.7 Fm www. children’s health and wellbeing. gain the confidence to express your creativity through advanced practical knowledge of music production and performance.nz. the history. Take courses in performance studies. they work with individuals and families. visual media production. cultural and educational development. and take courses in child development. broadcast news or programming. culture and context of music. full-time You heard it on the radio! Whether you’re interested in announcing. using industry standard technical equipment. You’ll take courses for two days a week and gain experience by working (paid or voluntary) as a teacher aide. this half year programme is for you. creative direction. community and society. COURSES • announcing • audio Production • Creative writing for radio • Programming • radio sales • Promotions and marketing • Broadcast news for more information visit www.co.3 and 107. studio production. Community and society • Child Development • Professional Practice 19 Kahikatea – Certificate in Social Service Studies Level 4 Half year.bop poly. music production and promotion.

metallurgy. full-time *Civil discipline pending approval This diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge required for a career in the civil. MECHANICAL • engineering Practice • material Properties • mechanics • thermodynamics and heat transfer Further mechanical courses include fluid mechanics. technical literacy and mathematics. electronics or power engineering specialisations. engineering management. power generation and energy. taking roles at senior technical or supervisory level. . infrastructure and construction. hydraulics and water systems. eal titu and te o (IPE f NZ ). You’ll gain a broad knowledge base in engineering fundamentals. power engineering. electrical machines.20 In T Pro he NZ tern a fes DE sio is r tion nal eco al Eng gni Rec ine sed og ers by nit Ne the ion w Z Ins . then follow the pathways to mechanical. civil and structural drawing. CORE COURSES IN YEAR ONE • engineering Fundamentals • engineering mathematics 1 • technical literacy ELECTRICAL • electrical and electronic Principles 1 and 2 • electrical and electronic Applications • Computer Programming • PlC Programming 1 and 2 Further electrical courses include microcontrollers. manufacturing processes. Engineering & Welding New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Level 6 (Civil*. I like the BoPP engineering facilities. India) New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) Level 6 life is really very good. electrical and mechanical engineering fields. defence. Electrotechnology. the emphasis is on practical knowledge and we use a lot of equipment. engineering CAd strength of materials. as well as the manufacturing of industrial and domestic products. A new specialisation in Powder Metallurgy in the second year of the Mechanical Engineering diploma provides skills and knowledge for new and emerging Titanium powder metallurgy and metals testing industries. CIVIL* • geotechnical engineering • land surveying • highway engineering • structures Further civil courses include materials. Electrical and Mechanical disciplines) Two years. and management. Balraj Singh (Amritsar. Punjab. electronics. The teachers are very helpful and understanding. electrical fundamentals and mechanics of machines. generation and sustainable energy. graduates of engineering diplomas enter careers in industries as diverse as aerospace.

safety and first aid • Business practice. You’ll receive advanced training in electrology and body therapy. full-time the therapeutic benefits of massage are now fully recognised within mainstream medicine. This programme will give you the skills and confidence to work at an assistant level within a range of community and health care occupations. professional practice skills and allied massage therapies. You’ll also develop the business. full-time develop your skills further to become a qualified beauty therapist. You will learn about the human body and its systems. pedicure and hair removal. full-time Beauty is more than skin deep! learn from our local and internationally trained tutors and gain real-life experience in our Atrium Beauty salon. working with older people and people with disabilities. which is highly sought after by employers within the beauty industry. You will also have the opportunity to gain the prestigious internationally recognised CIDesCo Diploma. You attend class two days a week and gain experience in the industry by working (paid or voluntary) as a health care assistant. You’ll take courses and practice a range of relaxation massage skills and techniques. professional practice. anatomy and physiology. electrology. CONTENT INCLUDES • advanced anatomy and physiology • electrology • Figure analysis • Body therapy with heat and electrical application • swedish body massage Certificate in Relaxation Massage Level 4 Half year. Programme content includes courses in cultural awareness. community health and first aid. including Indian head massage. rest homes and home support providers in New Zealand. as well as the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. You’ll gain skills in beauty and cosmetic services and facial therapy. COURSES • Cultural awareness • anatomy and Physiology • Professional Practice • Comprehensive First aid • working with older People & People with Disabilities • Community health • work experience 21 Health & Beauty Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology Level 4 One year. Turn your interest in this ancient.Certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 4 18 weeks. CONTENT INCLUDES • Beauty services • Facial therapy • Cosmetic services • anatomy and physiology • nutrition principles • manicure and pedicare • Depilatory hair removal/wax treatment • health. natural healing technique into a career as a massage therapist. figure analysis and swedish body massage. In your courses you’ll learn the art of manicure. reflexology (zone therapy) and on-site chair massage. computing. COURSES • the human Body • Foundations of massage • Professional Practice • allied therapies • Comprehensive First aid . full-time There is increasing demand for health care professionals in hospitals. computing and communication skills • Computer applications Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Body Therapy & Electrology) Level 5 30 weeks. The programme also covers courses in advanced anatomy and physiology. health and safety and communications skills needed to succeed in the beauty industry.

biological surveying. I’ve always loved nature and wanted to travel. If you have the qualification you can go anywhere. zero waste. graduates can also complete the third year of a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) here at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. outdoor Risk Management and leadership • Practical skills • ecological restoration • Coastal management • Biological surveying • Freshwater ecology • environmental reporting/ Research Project • Biosecurity • geology of new Zealand Sameer Khanal (Kathmandu. Compared to the rest of the world. You don’t find many nepalese in New Zealand yet. there’s definitely an advantage to studying in New Zealand. invertebrate and vertebrate biology. geology. Level 6.Environmental Management 22 Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6 Two years. but there’s a lot of work still to be done. there are lots of field trips and the practical is great. New Zealand is clean and green. You’ll study courses in botany. this course has proved to be the right one for me. full-time If you’re passionate about the environment. coastal management. You’ll also explore local and global environment perspectives and conduct environmental research. If students are interested in environmental management. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Botany • Vertebrate and Invertebrate Biology • water and Zero waste management • Conservation Issues & Perspectives • Biological surveying. It has lived up to my expectations and I’d recommend it. consider a career where you can make a real difference! our environmental management programme is supported by local industry and Iwi. Environmental Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science 1 year . ecology and biosecurity. pollution etc. Nepal) (university of waikato Bsc Biological sciences pathway) Diploma of Environmental Management . we study issues about global warming.

• Plus at least 3 elective papers CORE COURSES • marine ecology • Freshwater ecology and monitoring • Coastal management • marine reporting • Practical skills 1 and 2 • Plus at least 3 elective papers William Dinwoodie Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 the marine studies course was fantastic and the education I received was instrumental in my recently obtaining a great job as a ships observer with the new Zealand government’s ministry for Primary Industries. aquaculture. marine reporting and coastal management. freshwater ecology. coral reef ecology or a flexi option to be discussed with staff. this could be just what you’re looking for! This fulltime programme gives you a wide range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge including marine ecology. coastal management. Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in Biological Sciences One year. You’ll pick up key skills in courses on terrestrial or marine ecology. the university of Waikato degree is taught by Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff in Tauranga. full-time Want to pursue an exciting career in a range of aquatic and marine related fields? take courses in marine biology. Diploma in Marine Studies for Graduates Level 6 One year. YEAR ONE COURSES • Coastal Botany • marine Invertebrates • marine mammals. Birds and Fish • marine science and ecology • marine surveying • Fisheries management aotearoa. marine surveying. PaDI open water instruction. marine tourism.23 Marine Studies Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 Two years. When you’ve successfully graduated from the diploma. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) right here in Tauranga. fisheries management. You can choose courses in three of the following specialist topics: biosecurity. full-time after completing the Diploma in Environmental Management or Marine Studies Level 6. conservation issues. coastal botany. reporting and more! You’ll qualify up to PaDI divemaster level and gain Boatmasters and maritime restricted operator’s certificates. fresh water ecology and geographical Information systems fields. full-time If you already have a relevant university or polytechnic degree and have a passion to work in the marine environment. Marine Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science 1 year . tonga and australia. coastal management. ecology and monitoring. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato Complete just one more year after your Diploma in marine studies or Diploma in Environmental Management and you’ll gain a Bachelor of science. New Zealand • Conservation Issues & Perspectives • Practical skills 1 and 2 YEAR TWO CORE COURSES • marine ecology and monitoring • sampling and surveying techniques • Freshwater ecology and monitoring • Coastal management • marine reporting (project) every year a number of students take up project options in places such as Vanuatu.

YEAR ONE COURSES • applied anatomy • exercise Prescription • outdoor recreation leadership • sport and recreation in society • Coach and athlete training • managing sport & recreation • Physiology • sport Psychology and nutrition YEAR TWO COMPULSORY COURSES • exercise science • Physical activity & health • sport Business management & marketing • sport Business law & statistics • applied sports nutrition • Industry experience & research • Plus 2 elective papers Bachelor of Sport and Recreation One year. learn how to write personal exercise programmes. take team fitness training. delivered here in Tauranga. client care and retention. sociology. full-time are you passionate about the sports industry? this qualification will set you up for the career you’ve always wanted. Delivered in partnership with AUT University got the drive to succeed? You can complete your degree in sport and recreation in tauranga! Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. coaching. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain the aut university Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr). You’ll study a wide range of courses including anatomy. sport management and marketing. exercise prescription. when you’ve successfully completed the diploma. COURSES • Personal Fitness • exercise Instruction • group Fitness Instruction • Client Care/ Public relations • gym management • Comprehensive First aid Certificate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Level 6 Two years. complete courses in fitness testing and goal setting.Sport & Recreation 24 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Certificate in Fitness Level 4 “Cert4Fitness” One year. sports science. full-time after completing the Diploma in Sport and Recreation Level 6. multi-use facilities. Sport and Recreation Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Sport & recreation Level 6 2 years AUT University Bachelor in Sport & recreation 1 year . fitness facility management. in partnership with aut university. group fitness and nutrition for exercise results. coaching. fitness assessment and personal training. physiology. nutrition and sports psychology. athletic conditioning. delivers the Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr) in tauranga with the third year focusing on courses in sports science. sports leadership and nutrition. full-time Do you dream of a career in sport and fitness? Do you get a buzz out of helping people to live life to the full? our hands-on programme gives you the knowledge and skills to work in fitness centres. sports team and aquatic centre environments. as well as comprehensive first aid.

finishing techniques and kitchen management skills. event management or international flight attending (in conjunction with travel Careers and Training limited). International Flight Attending. EVENT MANAgEMENT this endorsement is for people who want to work in the fields of event management and confererencing. airline safety. Event Management and Travel Management) You’ll enjoy a number of field trips. TrAVEL MANAgEMENT You will gain a broad understanding of the operational aspects of travel agency management and airline ticketing. specialised preparation and cookery methods. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. You’ll also obtain the internationally recognised International City & guilds Diploma in Food Preparation (Culinary arts) and the national Certificate in hospitality (Cookery) level 4. Tourism & Travel Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma of Tourism (Event Managment) Level 5 1 year Bay of Plenty Polytechnic New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 1½ years University of Waikato Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) 1 year . 25 COURSES • atrium training restaurant • Commercial Kitchen • hot and Cold larder • Patisserie • Kitchen supervision and management • Function Planning and Delivery Diploma in Tourism Level 5 One year. full-time (Endorsements in International Flight Attending. Travel & Hospitality National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 4 One year. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. You can major in travel management. as well as looking at sponsorship. full-time Gain the skills and knowledge to enter the hospitality industry at above junior level. health and safety. future developments and effective management. You will demonstrate airline knowledge. operating procedures. customer service.Tourism. Event Management and Travel Management specialisations all have a field trip component. This programme is an ideal pathway to supervisory and management positions in the tourism and travel industry and some courses credit towards the university of Waikato’s Bachelor of Tourism (BTour). This will entail event planning. COMPULSORY PAPERS • organisation and management • Principles of tourism • Fundamentals of marketing • tourism Industry management INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT ATTENDING this endorsement will prepare you for a career in the aviation industry as a flight attendant. risk and environmental management. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato The Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) develops a constructive and critical understanding of tourism based on practical industry orientated research. this endorsement incorporates our Iata approved Fares and ticketing courses and the national Certificate in travel level 4. You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. economic. Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) One and a half years. costing and evaluating a number of events. along with an understanding of the tourism industry. and aspects of hospitality. and good media practices. The programme’s courses provide you with higher level. discover a variety of tourism and travel operations and put your skills and knowledge to the test.

new state-of-the-art trades workshops. business management. Windermere Campus features modern lecture theatres. Tauranga City Centre 2 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Windermere Campus . computer labs and administration facilities. computer labs. computing and legal studies programmes. complete with the latest video conferencing and presentation technologies. featuring purpose-built lecture theatres. massage and hair salons. With its own library. beauty. Our friendly campuses feature excellent facilities giving you everything you need to get the full educational experience. Mount Maunganui (Mauao) 29 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Bongard Centre Bongard Centre Bongard Centre is home to our business administration. music recording suites. student support. you’ll never miss a thing at Bongard. set in 24 hectares of trees and gardens and provides an energizing and fun place to study. Windermere Campus our main campus is located on the southern side of the city. a road transport training centre and a small regional facility.Our Campuses 26 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has two campuses in Tauranga. as well as our fantastic Aquatic and Fitness Centre. health and international services as well as student worx and a roof-top café. laboratories. fashion and art studios.

BayLearn. The IT Services team provides over 450 computers in 15+ computer suites on both campuses. India) this is my third year at the Bay of Plenty Polytech. Polytechnic facilities and liaise with other campus support services. located at both campuses. We ensure you get the most out of your time with our dedicated Student Worx team organising a range of fun activities. They were really helpful with me.Our Facilities Our passion for education and the wellbeing of our students is reflected in the first class range of services we provide to ensure you achieve your goals and get the most out of your student experience. Punjab. they are really friendly and I like them. internet and wireless access and file storage. 27 Napinderjit Kaur BSc in Computer Science (Jalandhar. I was very nervous but got 94%! I recommend BoPP for It. is an integral part of many programmes making information and materials like readings or course notes available online when you need them. you will receive a free Polytechnic email account. provides academic assistance. and health and counselling services. I don’t feel like an international student any more. accommodation and transport. I know the teachers in all my classes. . about website design. Ako Atea. from ski trips and sporting challenges to pie-eating contests! Windermere and Bongard Campuses are both safe and attractive environments. I chose the pathway course because the degree has a benefit for me. space to study and hang out. I especially enjoy web designing. as the programme is really good. interviews and enrolments. Everyone in my group were New Zealand students. Ako Awhina facilitators are available to assist you in your programmes with your specific learning and study challenges. Ako Awe is here to provide you with a comprehensive integrated learning experience. our International Student Support team is always on hand with 24-hour a day assistance. financial matters. seven days a week to ensure your personal safety and the protection of your property. Membership includes access to the pool. our Information Centres. the student learning commons. and the International Office at Windermere Campus can advise you and answer your enquiries about programme details. qualification equivalence. computer labs. Security teams are in operation 24 hours a day. I remember one presentation I really enjoyed doing. last year I completed my level 6 Diploma of applied Computing and am now in the level 7 Bachelor degree. both at Windermere and Bongard. fitness programmes. cafés. friendly and experienced staff. fitness testing. our online learning environment. gym. academic records. some classes and the pool are free every lunchtime. our awesome Aquatic and Fitness Centre features a purpose-built 25-metre heated pool and modern gym. guidance and support at all campuses as well as library access. circuit training and helpful. When you become a student at the Polytechnic. A health nurse is available during clinic times at Health Services. for free consultations offering comprehensive services – from giving up smoking to health education. We can help you with applications.

These types of rules vary between homestay families.00 $2.$250 per week.$100 .00 $2. local newspapers and real estate agencies publish lists of flats and houses available for rent. more commonly.$70 $60 . Cost of Living Expenses AVERAGE PRICES Coke (can) Milk (litre) Bread (loaf) Big Mac burger Cinema (student discount) Petrol (litre) . with other students. the bond is not held by the landlord. Costs of Homestay the cost of homestay accommodation in tauranga is approximately nZ$230 . or watching television.50 . Bond (Key Money) A bond is an initial payment required for security by landlords when offering their premises for rental. power and laundry. Please note. students may be expected to help with some of the household duties. It is easier to look for housing after you arrive in tauranga.00 $14.50 $7. Applications for homestay accommodation should be made well in advance of arrival in Tauranga. the Polytechnic will attempt to place this student with a similar family. but is deposited in trust with the New Zealand Tenancy Board.15 $3. Generally students will have their own room and most meals provided. you can request temporary accommodation for a few days until you find a flat or house to live in. inclusive of food. a homestay placement fee may be applicable. student worx. computer use. This is a good environment to be immersed in the New Zealand culture. there may be limits on telephone use.Accommodation 28 Homestay Homestay is when a student lives with a New Zealand family in their home. For example.70 $2. If you choose this option.$200 $10 . All homestay accommodation is assessed for suitability by the International Pastoral Care Coordinator. AVERAGE PRICES Accommodation (without food) Power/ gas/ Water Transport Food Entertainment NZ$ PER WEEK $140 . For instance. Extra fees that can be added to the bond payment include two weeks rent in advance or/and a real estate agent’s fee that is usually equivalent to one week’s rent. In new Zealand. Internet and transport expenses.fluctuates Cappuccino/Latte NZ$ PER ITEM $2. Bonds are refunded at the end of your tenancy if accounts are paid in full and the flat or house is well maintained.$50 $30 . if a student likes pets or vegetarian food. students choosing this option should be prepared for differences compared to living with their own family. landlords can request a bond equivalent to 1-4 weeks rent. there will also be house rules to follow. Flatting (Sharing a House) This is the leasing/renting of a house or apartment of your own or.$100 $40 .50 Prices shown here were accurate at time of printing (2012).$5. but exclusive of telephone. We will match a family as closely as possible to what students require and what the family is looking for.

etc. quality second-hand items. washing machine). semi-furnished or unfurnished. In most houses for rent you will need to provide your own bedroom furniture including bed. Most houses for rent in New Zealand are unfurnished.$160 per week plus expenses such as food. telephone. We love outdoor activities. Furniture You should check whether the flat is fully furnished (e. power.immigration. Full details are available on the new Zealand Immigration service website at www. Internet. I like the infrastructure and the reception by the locals was very nice. chest of drawers. Alex Huber (Brugg. the ocean and the beach.ac. with the whole family. etc). but there are plenty of ways to buy affordable. Note: these are estimates only. then get a new job when I get home. I've been teaching for a while and I'd like to do something else. We love the location. washing machine. new Zealand Immigration require a set amount of money to be available for living purposes (excluding accommodation expenses). so I am studying computing and It at BoPP. Expenses may vary depending on personal spending habits. actual costs will depend on your personal lifestyle. as a family project we wanted to go abroad for a year to an English speaking country where we all learn english. There are many companies in Tauranga that lease whiteware at an affordable price. with a bed.g. You need to decide if you want to rent these items or if individual flat mates will provide them. where I could study computing and that had nice weather. etc. Other costs and general advice students should budget for between nZ$150 – nZ$250 per week in addition to rent or homestay accommodation expenses. desk.29 Costs for Flatting the costs for flatting can range from approximately nZ$80 . Switzerland) Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5 I’m just here for a year.govt. For some visa and permits. my wife is studying as well. fridge.nz. water. It’s great. linen.nz .bop poly. when we chose to come to BoPP we looked for somewhere where our kids could go to school. the course at BoPP is good. so Tauranga was where we ended up. Household Appliances Most houses for rent do not provide whiteware (fridge. Flatting is usually more expensive than homestay and you may need to budget carefully to meet all expenses. for more information visit www.

Everyone else was in town clubbing that night and I was spending quality time with penguins! It was pretty exceptional. .30 Key Polytechnic Dates 2013 January summer school commences auckland anniversary February waitangi Day semester 1 start March April good Friday Public holiday Easter Monday Public Holiday easter tuesday Public holiday Polytechnic holiday Break anZaC Day Public holiday May June Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday open Day semester 1 end semester break July August September October Polytechnic holiday Break Foundation and Diploma short Courses start labour Day Public holiday November December semester 2 end Graduation Week 30 september – 11 october 3 october 28 october 22 november Week of 9 december semester 2 start 3 June June 28 June 1 July – 12 July 15 July 29 march 1 April 2 april 22 april – 3 may 25 april 4 January 28 January 6 February 18 February 11 January 2013 Application deadline for Semester One 2013 7 June 2013 Application deadline for Semester Two 2013 Luca Nazari (Iran) Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences) I chose to do a presentation on little Blue Penguins in the Bay of Plenty. one night I camped at Mount Maunganui to observe them come ashore. I saw penguins for the first time in the wild here.

you must have successfully completed a New Zealand qualification or qualifications that meet the criteria for points under the Skilled Migrant Category.htm. provided the second qualification is at a higher level (two years study in new Zealand in total). or 6 that each required at least one academic year study in nZ. A higher level indicates a more complex and demanding programme and higher entry requirements.govt. diplomas.Understanding the NZ Education System Each programme offered by education institutions in New Zealand is classified by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) at a level between 1 and 10. • a two year qualification at level 4. This could be: • a qualification at level 7 gained after studying in nZ for at least one academic year. degrees and graduate diplomas ranging from level 1 to 7.immigration.2 years Levels 1 to 4 CERTIFICATES 12 weeks to 1 year IELTS 5. 5.4 years GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 1 year GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year IELTS 6.0 High School Polytechnic and Institute of Technology Universities Study to Work In order to be eligible for a one year Job Search Work Visa on graduation. • a combination of two qualifications at levels 4. Many programmes are designed to pathway into a higher level to help you reach your goals. 5 or 6. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers certificates. gained after studying in nZ for at least two academic years. .nz/opsmanual/i6954.0 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year Levels 5 to 6 DIPLOMAS 1 .0-7. 31 Level 10 Level 9 Level 8 MastErs DEGREE PHD Level 7 BACHELOR DEGREE 3. Find out more at http://www.5 IELTS 6.

nz. • online – complete and submit the online application form on our website www. Make an application We welcome applications at any time of the year.boppoly.ac. . • Direct – fill out the application form included in this Prospectus and post.boppoly. some programmes only have one start date in a year. some creative programmes may require you to submit a portfolio of relevant work.nz/international. There are several ways to apply to study with us • through an agent – Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has many agents around the world who are authorised to act on our behalf.nz/go/international.ac. so that we can assess it quickly and thoroughly. showing tasks performed and responsibilities held • note.nz/go/international/search-international-agents. Missing information can cause delays in processing your application. fax or hand it to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. we will provide you with details on the next available programme start date. We recommend that you apply a minimum of two months prior to the start of the programme. We’re here to help you with information and support.How to apply 32 1 2 If you need help Call our International admissions Coordinator on +64 7 571 0190 or email us on international@boppoly. Required Documents It is very important to provide as many of the required documents as possible with your application. Choose a programme use this International Prospectus to learn more about the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the courses and qualifications that we offer. see our website for our approved agents www.ac. You can also email our International admissions Coordinator international@boppoly. This will be sent to you (or to your agent). International admissions administrator Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Bongard Centre. The agents have a contract signed by us – please ask to see this.boppoly. Agents can advise you on programmes we offer and help you enrol and obtain your student visa. When we receive your application we will send an acknowledgement by email or letter. including your accommodation requirements.ac. • Copy of your passport (certified/notarised as a genuine copy) • Ielts or toeFl test results if available (originals or certified/notarised as a genuine copy) • graduation certificates and transcripts of previous study.nz. this should include descriptions or relevant work experience. contact your agent or check our website at www. 200 Cameron road Tauranga 3110 New Zealand Phone: +64 7 571 0190 Fax: +64 7 578 0656 Please complete all the details required on the application form.ac. where applicable (translated into english). If you’d like to find out more about a particular programme. If the programme that you are applying for is full or you are unable to arrive before the start of the programme. including high school and academic qualifications (certified/notarised as a genuine copy and translated into English) • statement of Purpose (within the International application Form) • Detailed CV/resume and work qualifications.

but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs.bop poly.govt. you will be met by a representative of the our International Pastoral Care team.nz Eligibility for Health Services . Prior to your departure from home. Accident Insurance 8 Start at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic on arrival at tauranga airport. you will be able to provide Immigration new Zealand with your Offer of Place and apply for an approval in Principal (aIP) visa before paying your tuition fees. you will need to apply for a student visa. it is very important that you let our International office know your arrival details. including notification of tuition and insurance fees. A full Offer of Place will be provided when all conditions have been satisfied. Your Offer of Place will also inform you of the deadline date by which you must confirm your acceptance of the Offer of Place and make payment of your tuition fees. immigration.moh. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at www. who will take you to your accommodation. If you receive medical treatment during your visit.ac. More information is available from the International admissions Coordinator. This receipt must be presented to Immigration new Zealand. Full details of visa requirements. Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in new Zealand. Immigration new Zealand usually require you to provide the receipt showing that you’ve paid your fees. Pay your fees Your full Offer of Place letter will include detailed information on payment of fees and compulsory insurance. you will receive a full Offer of Place. Don’t forget International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. as detailed on your acceptance letter.and arrival date and time. You are not able to complete enrolment at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic until full payment has been received. You must participate in an International orientation Day held during the week before the start of your programme. you (or your agent) will receive an acceptance letter offering you a place on the programme. along with any assistance you may need. Apply for your visa Before you can come to New Zealand. 33 4 5 6 Contact us to discuss your plans Please make sure that you include us in your plans. Make sure your travel plans allow you to arrive in New Zealand before the start of your compulsory student orientation Day. residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand.co. including flight number .3 Receive your Offer of Place once we have processed and approved your application. We will provide you with a receipt when the payment has been received. We can arrange insurance for you.acc. email the International Admissions Coordinator to discuss the course you want to take and let us know the accommodation you wish to live in. In some countries. If you meet all admission and entry requirements. then a Conditional Offer of Place may be given. you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment.nz. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www. The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens. advice on rights to employment in new Zealand while studying and reporting requirements are available from Immigration new Zealand (InZ). and methods of payment. If some documents are outstanding or some entry criteria have not yet been met. before you will receive a student visa.nz. We look forward to seeing you at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Medical and Travel Insurance 7 Book your flight we advise you to book your flight to new Zealand after you’ve been granted your student visa. We recommend that you make arrangements too for a 40 minute connecting flight from auckland International airport to tauranga. and can be viewed on their website at www.govt. for more information visit www.nz. We will email you (and/or your agent) an information pack including orientation information when we receive your tuition payment.

or Certificate of maturity Completion of secondary school tawjihiyah (general secondary education Certificate) with a pass of at least 60% in select subjects gCe o level gCe o level slutbetyg (upper grades) senior high school leaving Certificate m 6 (grade point average of 2.ac. Kotogakko sotsugyo shomeisho high school Diploma sPm haVo Diploma/senior general secondary education. Please note this is a guide only and entry requirements are subject to change. please contact the International team at international@boppoly. school Certificate school leaving Certificate Baccalaureate General Mittlere Reife / Realschulabschluss hK Certificate of education (hKCee) higher secondary Certificate (10+2) with a pass of at least 60% in select subjects sma 3 secondary 5-6 years or Certificate of secondary education (adadiyah) Diploma di maturita with a pass of at least 75%. Country Australia Argentina Bangladesh Brazil Brunei Chile China Colombia Denmark Egypt Fiji France Germany Hong Kong India Indonesia Iraq Italy Japan Korea Malaysia Netherlands Pakistan Papua New Guinea Philippines Russia Samoa Saudi Arabia Singapore Sri Lanka Sweden Taiwan Thailand Tonga UK USA Vietnam Entry into Diploma Level Programmes Year 12 or equivalent Bachillerato or Bachillerato Especializado higher secondary school Certificate with a pass of at least 60% in select subjects Certificado de Conclusao de 2 grau gCeo level in 4 subjects Certificado o licencia de enseñanza media high school Diploma Bachillerato or ICFes Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprove secondary 3 years ns C of general/tech. If your country or qualification is not listed.nz.5) successful completion of Form 6 gCe o level high school graduation Diploma Baccalaureate .Qualifications Equivalency 34 Standard entrance qualifications The following information provides a basic overview of entry requirements for students from select countries. higher secondary school Certificate (higher grades) with a pass of at least 60% in select subjects higher school Certificate National College Entrance Certification of secondary education.

diploma. since you’ll be studying this subject a while and changing majors is not easy. make sure to choose one you enjoy. The higher the level. are good at and possibly want to pursue for a career. These may be academic requirements or work experience. Major 35 Each programme has entry criteria you must meet. They are usually one year long. they usually take three to four years full-time study to complete and can lead to further study at Masters or doctorate levels. NZQA recognises Bay of Plenty Polytechnic as an accredited provider of qualifications from certificates to degrees. or you may need to start at a lower level or complete a bridging programme. they can be between 12 weeks to a full-year in length and can pathway into diploma programmes. degree and post graduate degrees and tend to be more academic with more theoretical content. even if you do not meet the academic entry requirements but have the equivalent ability and experience. levels 1 to 7. Programmes University universities provide certificate. They are between one and two years in length and may pathway into degree programmes. Graduate diploma At Bay of Plenty Polytechnic you can enter a programme of study at a level that suits your previous qualifications or work skills and life experience. most trades and service jobs require certificates at levels 3 or 4. They deliver technical. Level Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology are the same kind of institution. with at least 40 credits. They are usually 60 credits in length. Graduate certificate graduate diplomas are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree. travel management and event management. Diploma Certain diplomas or degrees allow you to select a major subject to study. For example.5 6 7 TOEFL paper-based 500 550 600 TOEFL iBT 61 79-80 100 the new Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is a government agency responsible for setting. For many programmes mature students with life skills and/or work experience are encouraged to apply. often including significant practical experience.Tertiary Jargon Certificates are qualifications at levels 1 to 4. Degree Diplomas are qualifications at levels 5 and 6. Many of our programmes pathway into further study options either at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic or at other leading national or international tertiary education providers. Certificate ‘Bachelor’ degrees are qualifications at level 7. some programmes require successful completion of compulsory subjects while others offer elective subjects. reviewing and monitoring education qualifications in new Zealand to meet internationally recognised standards. requiring at least 120 credits. You may have the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to enter directly into a programme. “high school” is mandatory for entry into any Bay of Plenty Polytechnic programme for international students. diploma and degree programmes. Pathway each programme is classified by the new Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa) at a level from 1 to 10. . the more complex and demanding the programme will be. vocational and professional certificate. the diploma in Tourism offers majors in international flight attending. Entry requirements English language requirements (unless stated otherwise) Also see page 4 level 1-4 programmes level 5-6 programmes level 7 programmes IELTS 5. papers or units of study that lead to a qualification. New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) graduate certificates are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree. Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology A programme is made up of courses.

and • take photographs of student property created as part of Polytechnic courses and study.nz /go/international international@boppoly. HOLDING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION The personal information you supply will be held permanently within Bay of Plenty Polytechnic record system. FAILURE TO SUPPLY INFORMATION students are advised that failure to supply the information requested by the Polytechnic. 6721 or 5507 Fax: + 64 7 544 2386 www. The Polytechnic may assert copyright in photos of students and/or their property. update. published by the Ministry of Education. USE OF STUDENT/CAMPUS PHOTOGRAPHY the Polytechnic. prizes. (the Polytechnic must acknowledge the student. disclose and exchange personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. appropriate academic advice and support • Providing student services • maintaining order and discipline. relevant personal information from a student’s enrolment form will be available to those members of the Polytechnic staff responsible for: • the student’s enrolment at the Polytechnic. websites. 3. The International Admissions Coordinator Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 314 3 New Zealand Phone: + 64 7 571 0190 ext. as the creator of the property in any use of the photographs). establishing and maintaining the student’s records • Providing tuition. or activities on campus. 2. The information will be held by the Polytechnic and used in the following ways: 1. Copies of the code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www. news items.boppoly. The information may. reserve the right upon reasonable notice to students to: • take photographs of students as part of their studies. payment of fees and other awards. store. use. billboards. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED Intending students are advised that the information sought on the forms for enrolment is required to enable the Polytechnic to comply with its purposes and functions under the Education Act 1989.govt. in accordance with the provisions of the Act. the Polytechnic’s will review your enrolment. FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION If you supply information to the Polytechnic that is found to be misleading or false.The Fine Print 36 Your Personal Information and The Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act ”) Bay of Plenty Polytechnic undertakes to collect. whether in print or electronically.ac. make available the personal information it collects from a particular student to that student on request and will make any appropriate corrections to that information to ensure the information held is accurate. Within the Polytechnic. Code of Practice Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International students. course work. the agencies who may require the Polytechnic to provide this information include: • ministry of education • tertiary education Commission • new Zealand Qualifications authority • ministry of social Development • studylink • Inland revenue Department • Department of Immigration • Industry training organisations • new Zealand Police • Department of Justice • accident Compensation Corporation • agencies who support particular students through scholarships.ac.nz . 4.nz/NZEducation. or the supply of incomplete or false information may result in the Polytechnic declining or cancelling the enrolment. be used to advise details of other education/training related services and products. The Polytechnic will. its representatives and employees. presentations and television. brochures. but this does not vest any ownership rights in any student property. from time to time.minedu. and • use such photographs for promotional and marketing purposes including (but not limited to) press advertisements. by including their name. the Polytechnic is also required by certain statutes to provide some personal information to some other agencies. Information about particular students may be supplied to the following agencies in the circumstances detailed: • new Zealand Vice Chancellor’s Committee Placement services and the ministry of external relations and Trade where the student concerned is an international student studying at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and is funded by the Ministry • other educational institutions where the student concerned is transferring his or her records to another institution. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may also take appropriate legal action.

In the event of a student not having paid the fee. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee. Sweden. Not being eligible for a Student Loan is not considered extenuating circumstances. Norway. 2. Fiji. 4. Final acceptance/rejection of an application for a refund/write off of fees will be at the discretion of the Director Academic. 3.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances. South Africa. RequIReMentS (unLeSS StAteD otHeRwISe): IeLtS Level 1-4 programmes Level 5-6 programmes Level 7 programmes 5. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. Ghana. Where through exceptional and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control they can no longer complete the programme of study. Tonga. If English is not your first language. Scores can vary according to the qualification sought. Examples of extenuating circumstances include serious illness or disability of the student. Students need to provide evidence of this at the time of application. Marshall Islands. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or the full fee the full programme fee will be charged. generally in the form of an IELTS or TOEFL. $200 will be charged plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred. Cook Islands. When you sign the Student Detail and Enrolment Form you are signing a legally binding agreement. the full programme fee will be charged.boppoly.1 Up to programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $50 will be refunded. Canada. no further action will be taken. For part-time programmes (including all programmes greater than one (1) week and less than twelve (12) weeks) where notice of the student’s intention to withdraw is received: 3. Students with qualifications from countries such as Bahrain.ac. . evidence of language competency may be required prior to acceptance.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. Withdrawals from short courses of less than one (1) week where notification is received: 4.3 Other than extenuating circumstances there will be no refund for notifications received less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the short course or after commencement. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of English language proficiency.5 6 7 toeFL paper-based 500 550 600 toeFL iBt 61 79-80 100 m e Withdrawal / refund of fees See www. Singapore. USA. In the event of a student not having paid the fee.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement. the amount to be refunded/written off shall be determined by the appropriate Head of School but shall not exceed the unconsumed portion of the fee less an administration charge.1 Seven (7) calendar days or more prior to commencement all tuition fees shall be refunded. you must advise the appropriate Head of School. Kiribati. Samoa. and Vanuatu would usually indicate that English is their first language or that English was the language of previous study. Where the programme of study is cancelled by the Polytechnic the full fee shall be refunded/written off.nz for current international fees and withdrawal/refund policy. In some cases the IELTS or TOEFL requirement may be waived where English was the language of instruction in the last two years of secondary / tertiary studies. 2.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $200 will be refunded. a $100 administration charge will apply. For full-time programmes (twelve (12) weeks or more) where notice of the student’s intention to withdraw is received: 2. Soloman Islands. all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded. 3. a $100 administration charge will apply plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred. 4. death of a student or close family member. Please note that applicants who have studied in some countries in which English is the language of instruction may still be required to provide evidence of proficiency in English language and are considered on a case by case basis. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will only refund/write off fees in the following circumstances: 1. Fees will be charged as detailed below. CHARgeS Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will charge late payment and debt collection charges on all unpaid accounts. a $50 administration charge will apply.1 Up to programme commencement. If you then choose to withdraw or not attend your programme of study. 5. a substitute person may be sent up to and including the first day of the course without incurring an additional fee if the original person enrolled can no longer attend. there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. 2.g English Language Requirements Bay of Plenty Polytechnic teaches in English and students require competence in this language to be admitted to this Polytechnic and to be successful in their studies. 4. 3. Papua New Guinea. all tuition fees less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded.2 For employers sending one or more staff members to a short course.

development of our programmes is ongoing and changes may occur subject to Academic Board approval. . Bay of Plenty Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to insufficient numbers or circumstances beyond its control. Love the journey! Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 3143 New Zealand Phone +64 7 571 0190 Fax +64 7 544 2386 website www.nz every effort was made to ensure the information contained in this prospectus was correct at the time of printing.Get global. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic agrees to observe and is bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of education.ac.boppoly.ac. Copies of the Code are available on request from us or from the new Zealand Ministry of education website at http://www.nz.nz email info@boppoly. In this instance fees will be refunded in full. Published days and times are indicative only and may be changed due to timetabling requirements.minedu.govt. However.

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