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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
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Academic Staff Member Business Studies
Academic Staff Member Engineering
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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 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.
• Population: 4.4 million • Size: 267,710 sq km (same size as the UK) • Climate: Sub-tropical • Currency: NZ dollar • Language: English
visit www. and welcoming. and has a multi-cultural staff with wide experience in education for international students. If you’re a music lover.ac. it is a mere two and a half hours by car or 40 minutes by plane from New Zealand’s largest city. you’ll truly be spoilt for choice when you study. I have had a great semester in Tauranga. Benjamin de Niet Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Intern hi my name is Benjamin de niet from the netherlands.com. our own student bands and national stars entertain crowds in pubs.. Tauranga is popular as both a tourist destination and as a place to live. caring. you’ll have no difficulty finding what you’re looking for. Ntec has developed a reputation for being friendly.. clubs and outdoor venues many nights a week. Auckland based tutors. which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa). The people are really friendly and the surf was amazing. steadily growing art scene. For more information about Ntec.400 sunshine hours per year • Highest recorded temperature 33. 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. With a laid-back café lifestyle and plenty of excitement on offer. local bands. 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 2.3°C To find out more about what’s on offer in the region visit www.7°C • Average high temperature 18.bayofplentynz. scan the Qr code to watch Benjamin’s video about life in tauranga. Galleries exhibit the best of local and national talent.nz .ntec. hit the all-terrain adventure parks or just want to relax at a beach or café. Study in Auckland Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has partnered with Ntec to offer courses and qualifications in Auckland city. Tauranga’s got it all! A green city nestled right on the edge of a beautiful harbour. 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. Auckland. 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. 3 Art and culture The region features a vibrant. 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.to enjoy. work and live in Tauranga. Tauranga features a range of industries centred around one of the largest deep-water container ports in the country. Sport and recreation Whether you make a run up the “Mount” (Mauao) your daily activity.
You are not a native speaker of English. Different level programmes require different levels of English language proficiency. 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. I got a working holiday visa and worked for nearly 10 months before my first semester. so I have to speak more english. I am enjoying the animal care programme. therefore. one reason for choosing Tauranga is to improve my English. 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). with many years experience working with animals. but you are proficient in english language. one of the two official languages (Te Reo Maori is the other). . There are many different animals in our class. 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. Level 5. There are not lots of Chinese students here. you need to submit your Ielts or toeFl results with your application to prove your English language proficiency. at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. working with animals.English Language 4 We welcome applications from students with English as a second language. English is the most common language spoken in New Zealand. If you want to enrol in a programme at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and: English is your native language. I want to be a vet nurse. All my tutors are very nice. New Zealand is the last pure land in the world. English language proficiency is required entry criteria for all programmes at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Xu Huan (Happy) National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing.
The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option. . ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. self-identification of strengths. In some cases you may be able to complete mainstream assessments and earn credits towards certain qualifications. The programme is available at three levels. listening.0 on completion of this programme. problem solving. The programme also includes field trips and you might spend some time in mainstream and vocational class rooms. 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. ENtry Ielts overall score of 4. Applicants participate in orientation and placement tests to identify the most suitable level of study.0 on completion of this programme.5 and are eligible to apply for certificate and diploma programmes at level 3. The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option.0. ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. weaknesses and study readiness. full-time Monthly NZ$6.Learn English with Us Certificate in Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 6.5 on completion of this programme. numeracy skills and communication technology. Prospective students are encouraged to let us know any specific ESOL or Foundation programmes they may require. 4 and 5. This involves assessments of literacy. critical thinking. 3 & 4 Each level 17 weeks. You’ll take a range of courses focusing on reading. writing. as well as an interview with a course advisor.0 and are eligible to apply for diploma and degree programmes at level 6 and 7. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5. language and numeracy competence so that you can achieve your goals and support your application into the programme of your choice. numeracy and study skills. 5 Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2 (Pre-Intermediate) For students with some english skills. speaking.900 (17 weeks) Windermere Campus The aim of this programme is to provide you with an opportunity to increase your literacy. Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 3 (Intermediate) For students who can already use english in an everyday setting.
students find our diploma qualifications to be hands-on and practical with a workplace focus to help you find the right employment. 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 . studying a degree pathway at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may incur significantly lower overall costs than studying for the same degree at a university. 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. certificate. In 2010 te whare wänanga o Awanuiärangi joined the partnership. With appropriate degree planning. it may be possible to gain further certificates and diplomas during the course of your study .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. the bachelor qualifications the Polytechnic offers ensure you gain a valuable degree qualification. 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. further increasing the opportunities for you to take advantage of bridging.the financial savings may be substantial. conferred by one of New Zealand’s top universities. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the university of Waikato have joined forces and share facilities at Windermere Campus and Bongard Centre. diploma and degree programmes in the Bay.
Qualifications Overview 2013 7 This table provides a brief overview of the start dates.nz .bop poly.5/500 Maths. see page 34 for equivalency of high school qualifications in different countries. Please download a programme brochure from our website at www.320 per year $19. 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. English. fees and pathways for each of the programmes offered. graphics.320 per year $19. trigonometry) English. trigonometry) maths (specifically algebra.nz/go/brochure for more detailed information on course content as well as specific entry requirements.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.5/500 national Certificate in animal Care level 2 $9. geometry. history maths (specifically algebra. English language requirements (unless stated otherwise) Programme Level level 1-4 programmes level 5-6 programmes level 7 programmes IELTS 5. design. physics.boppoly.ac.320 per year $19. Construction and Carpentry National diploma in Architectural Technology level 6 National diploma in Quantity surveying level 6 National diploma in Construction Management level 6 Certificate in Carpentry level 3 Feb 2 years 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5) /550 5. computing. entry requirements. Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.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. maths (specifically algebra. physics $19. GST Degree Pathways Animal Care national Certificate in Veterinary Nursing level 5 Jun ½ year 5.660 Architecture. trigonometry).
5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.ac. B. For more details please download a brochure from our website at www. 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. social sciences.waikato.5) /600 6 (No part lower than 5.nz.425* per year English. B.nz/go/brochure.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. maths $9. maths English. please see www.425* per year $22. for full fee schedule.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.5) /550 English.Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued 8 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. maths Additional requirements apply if you’re under 20 $18.5/500 5. maths English.400 per year B. B. maths $18. 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 6.340 English.425* per year $22.5) /550 A degree $7. maths English. maths $22. . Business analysis.5)/550 diploma in Applied Computing level 5 or equivalent $18.ac.200 $9.400 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.Financial.5/500 English.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.boppoly.255* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.425* per year $22. maths Computing & Information Technology diploma in Applied Computing level 5 Feb & 1 year Jul 5.5 (No part lower than 5)/500 Certificate in Computing level 3 or english. Management studies.
art.Certificate in social service studies level 4 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb 1 year 5.9 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.nz . design.400 Certificate in radio Broadcasting level 4 Feb 1 year 5.200 $18. technology.Te kamakama level 6 Feb 1 year 6/550 $18.400 per year $18.5/500 $18. design.the university of Waikato Feb & ½ year Jul for more information visit www.diploma in Art level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 english & portfolio $18.400 per year $18. music. GST Degree Pathways Creative Aka Rakai Toi.Waiariki Bachelor in design (Fashion) – otago Polytechnic Diploma in Design (Fashion) level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 Textiles technology. english. computing $18.400 diploma in Music Production and Performance .400 $9.400 Education and Social Services Certificate in teacher aide Practice level 4 national Certificate in early Childhood Education and Care level 5 Kahikatea .400 diploma in design (Graphic) level 6 • Bachelor of Computer Graphic design . design & portfolio diploma in design (Fashion) level 6 English. maths & police clearance Police clearance high school $9.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 $18.5/500 $18.5/500 english.5/500 6/550 5. social sciences. photography.400 diploma in Art and design (Advanced) level 7 .ac. graphics.400 per year Certificate in music Production and Performance . Graphics.200 supports application to enrol on the Bachelor of social Work .Tioriori level 5 Feb 1 year 6/550 English. a background in music theory & audition Certificate in music Production and Performance – Tioriori level 5 English.bop poly. computing & portfolio Certificate in Computer Graphic design level 4 or art. 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. art.
GST Degree Pathways Electrical.400 Certificate in health Care assistance level 4 Certificate in massage (Relaxation Massage) level 4 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & ½ year Jul 5.400 $18. english Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology level 4 or equivalent international qualification $18.boppoly. Engineering and Welding New Zealand diploma in Engineering level 6 (Civil**.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.nz/go/brochure. physics and maths (specifically algebra. english.ac. .the university of Waikato • B. Electrical or Mechanical disciplines) Feb 2 years 6 (No part lower than 5.5/500 5. biology/ sciences & ‘fit for diving’ doctor’s certificate $19.nz. **Pending approval.200 Marine Studies and Environmental Management diploma in Environmental Management level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 sciences. maths. physical education. for full fee schedule.the university of Waikato Diploma in marine studies level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 English. please see www. 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 $25.5) /550 English. applied science – aut • Bsc in Biological sciences .Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued 10 Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.ac.5/500 5.waikato.320 year one $20.160 Diploma in marine studies For Graduates level 6 Bachelor of science (Bsc) with a major in Biological sciences . calculus) $19.725* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study. maths $19.125 year two $21.5/500 sciences.200 $9. biology $9.320 per year • B. applied science – AuT • Bsc in Biological sciences .5/500 English.
** approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study. maths English. English or national Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Core skills) level 3 or national Certificate in Travel level 3 $22. City & guilds) level 3 English. sport and Recreation – AuT • B. please see www.aut.11 Programme of Study Start Length Minimum IELTS/ TOEFL Entry Requirements Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. physical education. GST Degree Pathways Sport & Recreation Certificate in Fitness level 4 Diploma in sport and recreation level 6 Feb Feb 1 year 2 years 5. for more information visit www.ac.nz.nz .255** per year Tourism.5) /550 $9. 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. 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 $24.5/500 6 (No part lower than 5.ac. biology/sciences $18.ac.5/500 Certificate in hospitality (Professional Cookery inc.400 $19.400 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & 1 year Jul 5. event management and Travel Management) Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) – the university of Waikato Feb 1 year 5. for full fee schedule.425* per year * approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.200 $18.waikato. for full fee schedule.400 specific papers may give credit to the Bachelor in Tourism – the university of Waikato Feb & 3 years Jul 6 (No part lower than 5.5) /550 Maths.nz. please see www. maths specific criteria depending on the endorsement $18.5/500 6/550 Be fit and active English.bop poly.320 per year • B.
electrical and mechanical engineering and many more. nursing hospitalised animals. retail. Gain the skills you need in animal husbandry. or download a brochure from our website at www. social services. first aid and communication..12 to study. sample collections. animal handling. fashion. full-time Get yourself industry ready to start your career as a vet nurse. Please note that the papers and courses listed are accurate for 2012. surgery preparation and dispensing drugs .ac. veterinary reception. radiography. 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. 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.11.boppoly. computing. veterinary nursing including veterinary surgical assistance. For programme start dates. fees and entry requirements.. administration. marine and environment. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers over 100 different programmes in areas as diverse as graphic design. ethics. carpentry. some changes may occur. see the brochure for up-to-date listings for 2013. please see pages 7 . business.
controlling costs and administering construction finances. health and safety planning. take control of small. Through our courses you’ll gain a solid understanding of preparing schedules of quantities for labour and materials. quality assurance and client communication. on completion of this Diploma you’ll be able to work as a Construction Management Technician and. 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. with additional experience in the industry. full-time e bin ! C om ave &S Get your construction career established with this theory-based programme. You’ll take courses in identifying construction site procedures.Architecture.bop poly. 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. You’ll gain skills and knowledge to produce contract architectural drawings and act as an architectural technician on small and medium scale building projects. You’ll be using Mutoh Track drawing machines and industry-leading CAd technology and facilities. 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.nz . construction methodologies. Construction & Carpentry National Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6 Two years. A huge saving in time and tuition fees! for more information visit www. medium and large building projects. 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.ac. preparing tender documents and feasibility studies. 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. site management.
then this is the programme for you. risk minimisation and staff management. plus half year part-time are you an entrepreneurial spirit? this qualification is specifically designed for people working in. The law of Business Entities. to Human Resource Management. management and expansion of a small business. After six compulsory courses. business performance. Touring Places. 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. my strategy when I came here was to put myself into new and challenging situations.Business 14 New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) Certificate in Management Half year full-time. this flexible. law. including accounting. 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. decision making. a small business. now I feel like I can do anything. and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance. 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. management. Placing Tourism. 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. or planning to start. leadership and strategic Planning for small Business. computing and marketing. 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. marketing or tourism. marketing. 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. . The NZdipBus incorporates the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic diploma in Business and the New Zealand Institute of management (nZIm) diploma in Management. Marketing Research. you can choose to specialise in either accounting. communication and human resource knowledge and you can choose to delve into courses in accounting. law or computing. ranging from Principles of Tourism. communications. 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. through courses in business concepts. and build up my self-confidence. finance. New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) Level 6 Two years. get to know new people. management. economics. scan the Qr code to watch Mohammed’s video about studying at the Polytechnic. Buyer Behaviour and Communication strategies. Employment Relations. The NZdipBus provides you with a wide range of business skills and knowledge. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to assist you in the setting up. nationally recognised programme will provide you with solid management.
does not qualify for a student visa to enter new Zealand. Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) Two years. The courses will also be of value to people working in travel agencies and international education. residence Visas d. Introduction to nZ Immigration law and Professional responsibilities b. finance and economics. 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. You’ll gain a sound understanding of accounting. Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial (BBA (Fin)) One year. Appeals and Professional Practice note: as this graduate Certificate is taught online it. You can customise your degree by choosing one of the four majors offered in tauranga: accounting. marketing. 15 Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Two years. . up to two years. social science methodology. 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. economic. You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. You’ll gain knowledge of human behaviour. Completing the NZdipBus with a B grade average may gain you up to 9 of the required 20 papers for the Bsocsc. 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 Tourism (BTour) One & a half years. 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. future developments and effective management. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. planning or research. COURSES (must be completed in the following order) a. Compliance and unlawful status c. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato the Bsocsc looks at how people and society interact and change. 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 BTour develops a constructive and critical understanding of tourism based on practical industry research. Completing relevant NZdipBus courses with a B grade average will give you credit to the BTour. finance or tourism.Business Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice Level 7 Half year. You’ll not only learn what makes a business tick but also what makes a manager great. Delivered online. 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. this programme is for you. Refugees. and the immigration advisers licensing scheme. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. as well as critical analysis and communication skills. Prospective students should discuss with Immigration new Zealand prior to submitting an application. preparing and administering applications and appeals. as well as those who don’t need an immigration adviser licence. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. You’ll learn about immigration law and operational instructions. If you want to work with and are enthusiastic about people. part-time. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. In tauranga you can choose either accounting or finance as your major. full-time. policy. 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.
You can credit certain papers to the first year of the university of waikato’s Bachelor of science (Bsc). hardware and operating systems. full-time Take the next step towards a career as an intermediate It professional. CCNA Exploration provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics and opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development. how people and computers interact and how to ensure systems work well and are easy to use. 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. 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. 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 . You’ll take a variety of courses to gain knowledge and skills in programming. networking and programming. data communications and multimedia applications. You’ll learn about It infrastructure. retail salesperson. 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. Throughout the degree you’ll continuously put into practice what you learn. with opportunities ranging from software programming and web development to network administration. full-time Want to work as a junior multimedia or web developer. web application development. full-time after completing the DipAppComp Level 6. junior software programmer. The courses will provide you with a working knowledge of the It needs of small to medium enterprises.Computing & IT 16 Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5 One year. through hands-on projects. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science with a specialisation in Applied Computing One year. 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. computer network or hardware administrator? This diploma will get you on your way. 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. You’ll take courses on software systems.
an interdisciplinary studio and two fashion studios to develop professional level design and technical production skills. who will help you gain technical and theoretical skills. drawing. Context • studio Practice 2 • Business skills for the Creative Industries • Contextual studies Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6 Two years. and develop your own art business or career. full-time Join our award winning fashion design team to unleash your creative potential. you’ll take courses in design theory. 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. You’ll take courses in strategic design. Print • Body of work • apparel Practice (work Placement) ELECTIVES (30 CrEDITS) • history. Culture. our tutors are renowned practising artists. Culture. these courses are sure to inspire your creativity and develop your potential as an artist. as well as launching successful labels or going on to work for Moochi. printmaking) • Culture and Practice in aotearoa (New Zealand) • 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. 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. Kate sylvester and more! YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • history. learn to market your art. garment construction and styling. pattern making. Whether you are well on your way to developing your artistic talent or just getting started. full-time This diploma inspires an exploration of personal identity and unique cultural heritage and how these inform artistic expressions. digital photography. full-time after completing the Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6. understand forums for exhibition and sale. From initial concept to finished garment.17 Creative Aka Rakai Toi – Diploma in Art Level 6 Two years. 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 . sculpture. textiles. textiles. Trelise Cooper. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • studio Practice 1 (including painting. and then take it all to the catwalk! our students are regularly seen on winners’ podiums around New Zealand including Pasfika and wow.
press. design research. The programme teaches courses in software applications. full-time Combine our state of the art technology with your creativity to become a graphic designer. a career as a graphic design practitioner could be for you. Process & systems • multimedia and web Design Diploma in Design (Graphic) Level 6 Two years.Creative 18 Certificate in Computer Graphic Design Level 4 One year. composition and relish the idea of working in a fast-paced environment. graphic design studies. 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. and take courses in interdisciplinary studies. full-time Your first step in fine tuning your musical talent starts here. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • graphic Design studies 1.Communication for the Creative arts • Performance studies 1 . 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. COURSES • apple mac and software skills • Design research • typographic layouts • Planning and approval • graphic Communication • Print Production. 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. print. illustration. You’ll learn creative and technical design skills on the Mac platform from tutors experienced in illustration.you’ll get work experience as well. photography and multimedia. history/culture/context. full-time If you have an eye for design. you’ll start to grow as a performing artist by developing the theory. multimedia and web. on completion of this one year full-time certificate. design and studio practice and web design . visual and conceptual design. You’ll gain skills and confidence in web design. art and design theory. COURSES • theory & harmony for the Contemporary musician 1 and 2 • music technology 1 and 2 • Culture and Practice in aotearoa • Instrumental study • whakaaroaro . colour. 2 and 3 • history. Culture. knowledge and practical skills for working with live sound. Context 1.
intermediate and secondary schools.nz . Community and society • Child Development • Professional Practice 19 Kahikatea – Certificate in Social Service Studies Level 4 Half year.7 Fm www. full-time Take your musical talent and performance skills to the next level. You’ll take courses for two days a week and gain experience by working (paid or voluntary) as a teacher aide. using the latest technology and effectively promote your music with an understanding of the music industry. and gain the business skills to manage a small business. gain the confidence to express your creativity through advanced practical knowledge of music production and performance. music production and promotion. Whanau. this programme is a first step on the pathway towards professional training for working in the social services industry. help them function the best they can. this programme will have you covered. full-time If you have the drive and passion to help children succeed. using industry standard technical equipment. children’s health and wellbeing. CORE COURSES IN YEAR ONE • Personal and Professional Development • social service work • social service Delivery Certificate in Radio Broadcasting Level 4 One year.subfm. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • music Production • studio Production • Composition Portfolio • global music Promotion • Visual media Production • history. broadcast news or programming. cultural and educational development. You’ll gain skills and knowledge of working with children. full-time social and community workers are passionate about making a difference. family/ whänau. 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.3 and 107. Teacher aides support children’s learning at primary. COURSES • school structure. You’ll learn a wide range of skills utilised within the industry. they work with individuals and families. this half year programme is for you. visual media production.bop poly. 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. social service work and social service delivery. Training with us as a teacher aide will equip you with the academic and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this role. full-time Working with preschool children is hugely rewarding. studio production.nz.Creative Te Kamakama – Diploma in Music Production and Performance Level 6 One year.co. learn and practise song composition. and professional practice. COURSES • working with Children • Children’s health and wellbeing • Family. This programme provides a qualification for you to begin a career and will support any application for higher level study. sales and promotions. full-time You heard it on the radio! Whether you’re interested in announcing. culture and context of music. community and society. They assist teachers in a classroom by working with students on a one-onone basis or in groups. Take all the knowledge acquired in your courses and apply it to running our very own live student radio station suB 88. It includes personal and professional development courses. whänau. COURSES • announcing • audio Production • Creative writing for radio • Programming • radio sales • Promotions and marketing • Broadcast news for more information visit www. You’ll be trained to have a positive impact on children’s physical. social. and take courses in child development.ac. the history. Take courses in performance studies. community groups and schools to. creative direction.
then follow the pathways to mechanical. Balraj Singh (Amritsar. defence. power generation and energy. metallurgy. eal titu and te o (IPE f NZ ). engineering management. generation and sustainable energy. MECHANICAL • engineering Practice • material Properties • mechanics • thermodynamics and heat transfer Further mechanical courses include fluid mechanics. . 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. and management. electronics. Punjab. Electrical and Mechanical disciplines) Two years. 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. full-time *Civil discipline pending approval This diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge required for a career in the civil. power engineering. The teachers are very helpful and understanding. electrical fundamentals and mechanics of machines. electrical and mechanical engineering fields. engineering CAd strength of materials. hydraulics and water systems. CIVIL* • geotechnical engineering • land surveying • highway engineering • structures Further civil courses include materials. civil and structural drawing.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 . electronics or power engineering specialisations. the emphasis is on practical knowledge and we use a lot of equipment. electrical machines. I like the BoPP engineering facilities. Engineering & Welding New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Level 6 (Civil*. technical literacy and mathematics. taking roles at senior technical or supervisory level. graduates of engineering diplomas enter careers in industries as diverse as aerospace. India) New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) Level 6 life is really very good. manufacturing processes. infrastructure and construction. You’ll gain a broad knowledge base in engineering fundamentals. as well as the manufacturing of industrial and domestic products. Electrotechnology.
electrology. You will also have the opportunity to gain the prestigious internationally recognised CIDesCo Diploma. figure analysis and swedish body massage. computing. Programme content includes courses in cultural awareness. full-time There is increasing demand for health care professionals in hospitals. health and safety and communications skills needed to succeed in the beauty industry. CONTENT INCLUDES • Beauty services • Facial therapy • Cosmetic services • anatomy and physiology • nutrition principles • manicure and pedicare • Depilatory hair removal/wax treatment • health. The programme also covers courses in advanced anatomy and physiology. You’ll take courses and practice a range of relaxation massage skills and techniques. professional practice. This programme will give you the skills and confidence to work at an assistant level within a range of community and health care occupations. natural healing technique into a career as a massage therapist. which is highly sought after by employers within the beauty industry. reflexology (zone therapy) and on-site chair massage. You’ll receive advanced training in electrology and body therapy. safety and first aid • Business practice. professional practice skills and allied massage therapies. as well as the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. 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. full-time the therapeutic benefits of massage are now fully recognised within mainstream medicine. You attend class two days a week and gain experience in the industry by working (paid or voluntary) as a health care assistant. In your courses you’ll learn the art of manicure. You’ll gain skills in beauty and cosmetic services and facial therapy. full-time develop your skills further to become a qualified beauty therapist. You will learn about the human body and its systems. anatomy and physiology. working with older people and people with disabilities. including Indian head massage. Turn your interest in this ancient. pedicure and hair removal. community health and first aid. You’ll also develop the business.Certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 4 18 weeks. computing and communication skills • Computer applications Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Body Therapy & Electrology) Level 5 30 weeks. rest homes and home support providers in New Zealand. COURSES • the human Body • Foundations of massage • Professional Practice • allied therapies • Comprehensive First aid . 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. 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.
there’s definitely an advantage to studying in New Zealand. graduates can also complete the third year of a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) here at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. You’ll study courses in botany. If students are interested in environmental management. but there’s a lot of work still to be done. full-time If you’re passionate about the environment. biological surveying. ecology and biosecurity. there are lots of field trips and the practical is great. we study issues about global warming. geology. Level 6. coastal management. You don’t find many nepalese in New Zealand yet. It has lived up to my expectations and I’d recommend it. If you have the qualification you can go anywhere. Nepal) (university of waikato Bsc Biological sciences pathway) Diploma of Environmental Management . Compared to the rest of the world. You’ll also explore local and global environment perspectives and conduct environmental research. consider a career where you can make a real difference! our environmental management programme is supported by local industry and Iwi. 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. New Zealand is clean and green. this course has proved to be the right one for me. zero waste.Environmental Management 22 Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6 Two years. I’ve always loved nature and wanted to travel. invertebrate and vertebrate biology. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Botany • Vertebrate and Invertebrate Biology • water and Zero waste management • Conservation Issues & Perspectives • Biological surveying. Environmental Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science 1 year . pollution etc.
the university of Waikato degree is taught by Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff in Tauranga. full-time If you already have a relevant university or polytechnic degree and have a passion to work in the marine environment. fisheries management. 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. full-time Want to pursue an exciting career in a range of aquatic and marine related fields? take courses in marine biology. YEAR ONE COURSES • Coastal Botany • marine Invertebrates • marine mammals. coral reef ecology or a flexi option to be discussed with staff. coastal management. tonga and australia. PaDI open water instruction. You can choose courses in three of the following specialist topics: biosecurity. freshwater ecology. aquaculture. Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in Biological Sciences One year. fresh water ecology and geographical Information systems fields. conservation issues. Marine Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 2 years University of Waikato Bachelor of Science 1 year . ecology and monitoring. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) right here in Tauranga. Diploma in Marine Studies for Graduates Level 6 One year. marine tourism. marine reporting and coastal management. coastal management.23 Marine Studies Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 Two years. 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. Birds and Fish • marine science and ecology • marine surveying • Fisheries management aotearoa. full-time after completing the Diploma in Environmental Management or Marine Studies Level 6. coastal botany. • 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. reporting and more! You’ll qualify up to PaDI divemaster level and gain Boatmasters and maritime restricted operator’s certificates. marine surveying. When you’ve successfully graduated from the diploma. 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. You’ll pick up key skills in courses on terrestrial or marine ecology.
complete courses in fitness testing and goal setting. sociology. fitness assessment and personal training. 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. fitness facility management. Sport and Recreation Pathways Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Diploma in Sport & recreation Level 6 2 years AUT University Bachelor in Sport & recreation 1 year . client care and retention. delivers the Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr) in tauranga with the third year focusing on courses in sports science. coaching. as well as comprehensive first aid. 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. full-time after completing the Diploma in Sport and Recreation Level 6. sports science. physiology. 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. coaching. multi-use facilities. nutrition and sports psychology. exercise prescription. athletic conditioning. learn how to write personal exercise programmes.Sport & Recreation 24 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Certificate in Fitness Level 4 “Cert4Fitness” One year. group fitness and nutrition for exercise results. take team fitness training. sport management and marketing. when you’ve successfully completed the diploma. 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. sports team and aquatic centre environments. delivered here in Tauranga. full-time are you passionate about the sports industry? this qualification will set you up for the career you’ve always wanted. You’ll study a wide range of courses including anatomy. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain the aut university Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr). sports leadership and nutrition. in partnership with aut university.
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). discover a variety of tourism and travel operations and put your skills and knowledge to the test. customer service. Event Management and Travel Management specialisations all have a field trip component. full-time (Endorsements in International Flight Attending. Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) One and a half years. TrAVEL MANAgEMENT You will gain a broad understanding of the operational aspects of travel agency management and airline ticketing. You will demonstrate airline knowledge. This will entail event planning. and good media practices. 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. future developments and effective management. operating procedures. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. 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 . International Flight Attending. Event Management and Travel Management) You’ll enjoy a number of field trips. economic. costing and evaluating a number of events. as well as looking at sponsorship. 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. 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. health and safety. specialised preparation and cookery methods.Tourism. full-time Gain the skills and knowledge to enter the hospitality industry at above junior level. You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. this endorsement incorporates our Iata approved Fares and ticketing courses and the national Certificate in travel level 4. event management or international flight attending (in conjunction with travel Careers and Training limited). 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. and aspects of hospitality. You can major in travel management. The programme’s courses provide you with higher level. EVENT MANAgEMENT this endorsement is for people who want to work in the fields of event management and confererencing. Travel & Hospitality National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 4 One year. along with an understanding of the tourism industry. airline safety. finishing techniques and kitchen management skills. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. risk and environmental management.
Our friendly campuses feature excellent facilities giving you everything you need to get the full educational experience. featuring purpose-built lecture theatres. set in 24 hectares of trees and gardens and provides an energizing and fun place to study. new state-of-the-art trades workshops. beauty.Our Campuses 26 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has two campuses in Tauranga. as well as our fantastic Aquatic and Fitness Centre. computing and legal studies programmes. Windermere Campus features modern lecture theatres. laboratories. Mount Maunganui (Mauao) 29 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Bongard Centre Bongard Centre Bongard Centre is home to our business administration. computer labs. student support. With its own library. fashion and art studios. business management. music recording suites. Tauranga City Centre 2 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Windermere Campus . complete with the latest video conferencing and presentation technologies. computer labs and administration facilities. massage and hair salons. you’ll never miss a thing at Bongard. health and international services as well as student worx and a roof-top café. a road transport training centre and a small regional facility. Windermere Campus our main campus is located on the southern side of the city.
Ako Awhina facilitators are available to assist you in your programmes with your specific learning and study challenges. for free consultations offering comprehensive services – from giving up smoking to health education. from ski trips and sporting challenges to pie-eating contests! Windermere and Bongard Campuses are both safe and attractive environments. We can help you with applications. accommodation and transport. last year I completed my level 6 Diploma of applied Computing and am now in the level 7 Bachelor degree. I remember one presentation I really enjoyed doing. our International Student Support team is always on hand with 24-hour a day assistance. BayLearn. interviews and enrolments. cafés. Ako Awe is here to provide you with a comprehensive integrated learning experience. and the International Office at Windermere Campus can advise you and answer your enquiries about programme details. qualification equivalence. seven days a week to ensure your personal safety and the protection of your property. I chose the pathway course because the degree has a benefit for me. they are really friendly and I like them. space to study and hang out. Membership includes access to the pool. I especially enjoy web designing. internet and wireless access and file storage. fitness programmes. Security teams are in operation 24 hours a day. financial matters. as the programme is really good. our online learning environment. I was very nervous but got 94%! I recommend BoPP for It. computer labs.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. The IT Services team provides over 450 computers in 15+ computer suites on both campuses. gym. India) this is my third year at the Bay of Plenty Polytech. 27 Napinderjit Kaur BSc in Computer Science (Jalandhar. our awesome Aquatic and Fitness Centre features a purpose-built 25-metre heated pool and modern gym. provides academic assistance. fitness testing. and health and counselling services. academic records. you will receive a free Polytechnic email account. I know the teachers in all my classes. the student learning commons. A health nurse is available during clinic times at Health Services. guidance and support at all campuses as well as library access. Polytechnic facilities and liaise with other campus support services. both at Windermere and Bongard. We ensure you get the most out of your time with our dedicated Student Worx team organising a range of fun activities. friendly and experienced staff. Punjab. Ako Atea. some classes and the pool are free every lunchtime. Everyone in my group were New Zealand students. located at both campuses. about website design. When you become a student at the Polytechnic. our Information Centres. is an integral part of many programmes making information and materials like readings or course notes available online when you need them. I don’t feel like an international student any more. . circuit training and helpful. They were really helpful with me.
For example. If you choose this option.$100 $40 . local newspapers and real estate agencies publish lists of flats and houses available for rent. but exclusive of telephone. 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. inclusive of food.50 Prices shown here were accurate at time of printing (2012).00 $14.$250 per week. Internet and transport expenses. more commonly. Cost of Living Expenses AVERAGE PRICES Coke (can) Milk (litre) Bread (loaf) Big Mac burger Cinema (student discount) Petrol (litre) . Bonds are refunded at the end of your tenancy if accounts are paid in full and the flat or house is well maintained. with other students. Generally students will have their own room and most meals provided. the Polytechnic will attempt to place this student with a similar family. if a student likes pets or vegetarian food. AVERAGE PRICES Accommodation (without food) Power/ gas/ Water Transport Food Entertainment NZ$ PER WEEK $140 . the bond is not held by the landlord. a homestay placement fee may be applicable. This is a good environment to be immersed in the New Zealand culture. These types of rules vary between homestay families. student worx. landlords can request a bond equivalent to 1-4 weeks rent.50 .Accommodation 28 Homestay Homestay is when a student lives with a New Zealand family in their home.$100 .fluctuates Cappuccino/Latte NZ$ PER ITEM $2.$70 $60 . All homestay accommodation is assessed for suitability by the International Pastoral Care Coordinator. We will match a family as closely as possible to what students require and what the family is looking for. Please note.70 $2. there will also be house rules to follow. there may be limits on telephone use. you can request temporary accommodation for a few days until you find a flat or house to live in.15 $3. It is easier to look for housing after you arrive in tauranga. computer use.00 $2. Bond (Key Money) A bond is an initial payment required for security by landlords when offering their premises for rental. Flatting (Sharing a House) This is the leasing/renting of a house or apartment of your own or. Applications for homestay accommodation should be made well in advance of arrival in Tauranga. In new Zealand. students may be expected to help with some of the household duties. Costs of Homestay the cost of homestay accommodation in tauranga is approximately nZ$230 . power and laundry.50 $7.$5. students choosing this option should be prepared for differences compared to living with their own family. or watching television.$50 $30 . but is deposited in trust with the New Zealand Tenancy Board.00 $2.$200 $10 .
for more information visit www. Switzerland) Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5 I’m just here for a year. so Tauranga was where we ended up. We love outdoor activities. Expenses may vary depending on personal spending habits. so I am studying computing and It at BoPP. etc.govt. You need to decide if you want to rent these items or if individual flat mates will provide them. I like the infrastructure and the reception by the locals was very nice.immigration. washing machine). actual costs will depend on your personal lifestyle.29 Costs for Flatting the costs for flatting can range from approximately nZ$80 . water. Other costs and general advice students should budget for between nZ$150 – nZ$250 per week in addition to rent or homestay accommodation expenses. new Zealand Immigration require a set amount of money to be available for living purposes (excluding accommodation expenses). linen. For some visa and permits. then get a new job when I get home. In most houses for rent you will need to provide your own bedroom furniture including bed. semi-furnished or unfurnished.bop poly. etc. chest of drawers. as a family project we wanted to go abroad for a year to an English speaking country where we all learn english. It’s great. fridge.nz . desk. Internet. washing machine. when we chose to come to BoPP we looked for somewhere where our kids could go to school. power. the course at BoPP is good. with a bed. but there are plenty of ways to buy affordable. with the whole family. Note: these are estimates only. Alex Huber (Brugg.nz.$160 per week plus expenses such as food. Most houses for rent in New Zealand are unfurnished. Flatting is usually more expensive than homestay and you may need to budget carefully to meet all expenses. my wife is studying as well. I've been teaching for a while and I'd like to do something else. where I could study computing and that had nice weather. Full details are available on the new Zealand Immigration service website at www. There are many companies in Tauranga that lease whiteware at an affordable price. Household Appliances Most houses for rent do not provide whiteware (fridge. Furniture You should check whether the flat is fully furnished (e. telephone. the ocean and the beach.ac.g. We love the location. etc). quality second-hand items.
. Everyone else was in town clubbing that night and I was spending quality time with penguins! It was pretty exceptional. one night I camped at Mount Maunganui to observe them come ashore.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. I saw penguins for the first time in the wild here.
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.govt.immigration. provided the second qualification is at a higher level (two years study in new Zealand in total). A higher level indicates a more complex and demanding programme and higher entry requirements.htm.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. or 6 that each required at least one academic year study in nZ.5 IELTS 6. • a two year qualification at level 4.0 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year Levels 5 to 6 DIPLOMAS 1 . degrees and graduate diplomas ranging from level 1 to 7. This could be: • a qualification at level 7 gained after studying in nZ for at least one academic year. 31 Level 10 Level 9 Level 8 MastErs DEGREE PHD Level 7 BACHELOR DEGREE 3.4 years GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 1 year GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year IELTS 6. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers certificates. 5 or 6.0-7. diplomas. gained after studying in nZ for at least two academic years.nz/opsmanual/i6954. 5. .2 years Levels 1 to 4 CERTIFICATES 12 weeks to 1 year IELTS 5. Many programmes are designed to pathway into a higher level to help you reach your goals. you must have successfully completed a New Zealand qualification or qualifications that meet the criteria for points under the Skilled Migrant Category. Find out more at http://www.
we will provide you with details on the next available programme start date. some creative programmes may require you to submit a portfolio of relevant work.boppoly. If the programme that you are applying for is full or you are unable to arrive before the start of the programme. • online – complete and submit the online application form on our website www. fax or hand it to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. some programmes only have one start date in a year. this should include descriptions or relevant work experience. 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. 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. .ac.nz/go/international.ac. You can also email our International admissions Coordinator international@boppoly. We recommend that you apply a minimum of two months prior to the start of the programme. Make an application We welcome applications at any time of the year. Required Documents It is very important to provide as many of the required documents as possible with your application. 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.ac. showing tasks performed and responsibilities held • note.nz/go/international/search-international-agents. When we receive your application we will send an acknowledgement by email or letter. so that we can assess it quickly and thoroughly. The agents have a contract signed by us – please ask to see this.boppoly. If you’d like to find out more about a particular programme.nz. • Direct – fill out the application form included in this Prospectus and post. contact your agent or check our website at www.boppoly. where applicable (translated into english).nz. Agents can advise you on programmes we offer and help you enrol and obtain your student visa. This will be sent to you (or to your agent). 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. including your accommodation requirements.nz/international. 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. • 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. Missing information can cause delays in processing your application. International admissions administrator Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Bongard Centre.ac.
you will receive a full Offer of Place. 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.co. A full Offer of Place will be provided when all conditions have been satisfied. you will need to apply for a student visa. If you receive medical treatment during your visit. We can arrange insurance for you. More information is available from the International admissions Coordinator. Make sure your travel plans allow you to arrive in New Zealand before the start of your compulsory student orientation Day.bop poly. you (or your agent) will receive an acceptance letter offering you a place on the programme. 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. you will be met by a representative of the our International Pastoral Care team. then a Conditional Offer of Place may be given.govt. but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. We will provide you with a receipt when the payment has been received. before you will receive a student visa. and can be viewed on their website at www. Immigration new Zealand usually require you to provide the receipt showing that you’ve paid your fees. residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand. If you meet all admission and entry requirements. We recommend that you make arrangements too for a 40 minute connecting flight from auckland International airport to tauranga.nz. immigration. Don’t forget International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.nz Eligibility for Health Services . along with any assistance you may need. 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. who will take you to your accommodation. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www. including flight number . We will email you (and/or your agent) an information pack including orientation information when we receive your tuition payment.nz. In some countries. Prior to your departure from home. Apply for your visa Before you can come to New Zealand.moh. you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in new Zealand. You are not able to complete enrolment at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic until full payment has been received. and methods of payment. Accident Insurance 8 Start at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic on arrival at tauranga airport. This receipt must be presented to Immigration new Zealand.ac.govt. as detailed on your acceptance letter.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.nz. 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. for more information visit www. You must participate in an International orientation Day held during the week before the start of your programme. 33 4 5 6 Contact us to discuss your plans Please make sure that you include us in your plans. The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens. We look forward to seeing you at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. including notification of tuition and insurance fees.3 Receive your Offer of Place once we have processed and approved your application. it is very important that you let our International office know your arrival details. If some documents are outstanding or some entry criteria have not yet been met. Full details of visa requirements.and arrival date and time. Pay your fees Your full Offer of Place letter will include detailed information on payment of fees and compulsory insurance. advice on rights to employment in new Zealand while studying and reporting requirements are available from Immigration new Zealand (InZ).
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. 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. Please note this is a guide only and entry requirements are subject to change. 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.Qualifications Equivalency 34 Standard entrance qualifications The following information provides a basic overview of entry requirements for students from select countries. please contact the International team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kotogakko sotsugyo shomeisho high school Diploma sPm haVo Diploma/senior general secondary education. If your country or qualification is not listed.5) successful completion of Form 6 gCe o level high school graduation Diploma Baccalaureate . 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%.
since you’ll be studying this subject a while and changing majors is not easy. “high school” is mandatory for entry into any Bay of Plenty Polytechnic programme for international students.Tertiary Jargon Certificates are qualifications at levels 1 to 4. degree and post graduate degrees and tend to be more academic with more theoretical content. or you may need to start at a lower level or complete a bridging programme. For many programmes mature students with life skills and/or work experience are encouraged to apply. vocational and professional certificate. Programmes University universities provide certificate. travel management and event management. 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. . often including significant practical experience. even if you do not meet the academic entry requirements but have the equivalent ability and experience. The higher the level. papers or units of study that lead to a qualification. Major 35 Each programme has entry criteria you must meet. They are usually one year long. You may have the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to enter directly into a programme. the more complex and demanding the programme will be. diploma and degree programmes. 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. with at least 40 credits. They are usually 60 credits in length. Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology A programme is made up of courses.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 example. make sure to choose one you enjoy. they can be between 12 weeks to a full-year in length and can pathway into diploma programmes. the diploma in Tourism offers majors in international flight attending. 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. Level Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology are the same kind of institution. are good at and possibly want to pursue for a career. reviewing and monitoring education qualifications in new Zealand to meet internationally recognised standards. New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) graduate certificates are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree. These may be academic requirements or work experience. NZQA recognises Bay of Plenty Polytechnic as an accredited provider of qualifications from certificates to degrees. Pathway each programme is classified by the new Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa) at a level from 1 to 10. They deliver technical. diploma. They are between one and two years in length and may pathway into degree programmes. Diploma Certain diplomas or degrees allow you to select a major subject to study. Graduate certificate graduate diplomas are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree. levels 1 to 7. most trades and service jobs require certificates at levels 3 or 4. requiring at least 120 credits. Degree Diplomas are qualifications at levels 5 and 6. some programmes require successful completion of compulsory subjects while others offer elective subjects. Certificate ‘Bachelor’ degrees are qualifications at level 7. they usually take three to four years full-time study to complete and can lead to further study at Masters or doctorate levels.
course work. (the Polytechnic must acknowledge the student. FAILURE TO SUPPLY INFORMATION students are advised that failure to supply the information requested by the Polytechnic. FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION If you supply information to the Polytechnic that is found to be misleading or false. The International Admissions Coordinator Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 314 3 New Zealand Phone: + 64 7 571 0190 ext. and • take photographs of student property created as part of Polytechnic courses and study. published by the Ministry of Education. The information will be held by the Polytechnic and used in the following ways: 1. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may also take appropriate legal action. 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. Copies of the code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www. billboards. appropriate academic advice and support • Providing student services • maintaining order and discipline. news items. from time to time. or activities on campus.nz /go/international international@boppoly. by including their name. prizes. and • use such photographs for promotional and marketing purposes including (but not limited to) press advertisements. 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. disclose and exchange personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. store. 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. establishing and maintaining the student’s records • Providing tuition. the Polytechnic is also required by certain statutes to provide some personal information to some other agencies. presentations and television. Within the Polytechnic.The Fine Print 36 Your Personal Information and The Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act ”) Bay of Plenty Polytechnic undertakes to collect.ac.minedu. 6721 or 5507 Fax: + 64 7 544 2386 www. as the creator of the property in any use of the photographs). 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. in accordance with the provisions of the Act. USE OF STUDENT/CAMPUS PHOTOGRAPHY the Polytechnic. 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. whether in print or electronically.govt. The information may. HOLDING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION The personal information you supply will be held permanently within Bay of Plenty Polytechnic record system. its representatives and employees.nz . websites. use. payment of fees and other awards. The Polytechnic may assert copyright in photos of students and/or their property. reserve the right upon reasonable notice to students to: • take photographs of students as part of their studies. 4. the Polytechnic’s will review your enrolment. but this does not vest any ownership rights in any student property.nz/NZEducation.ac. or the supply of incomplete or false information may result in the Polytechnic declining or cancelling the enrolment. The Polytechnic will. be used to advise details of other education/training related services and products. 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.boppoly. update. 2. 3. brochures.
Examples of extenuating circumstances include serious illness or disability of the student. Withdrawals from short courses of less than one (1) week where notification is received: 4. all tuition fees less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. 4.1 Up to programme commencement. $200 will be charged plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred. 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. Norway. Students with qualifications from countries such as Bahrain. 3. In the event of a student not having paid the fee.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. If English is not your first language. 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 Up to programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $50 will be refunded. 4. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. 2. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee. 3. the full programme fee will be charged. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. Fiji. Papua New Guinea.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $200 will be refunded. South Africa. generally in the form of an IELTS or TOEFL.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. Scores can vary according to the qualification sought. . Final acceptance/rejection of an application for a refund/write off of fees will be at the discretion of the Director Academic. Ghana. Where the programme of study is cancelled by the Polytechnic the full fee shall be refunded/written off. RequIReMentS (unLeSS StAteD otHeRwISe): IeLtS Level 1-4 programmes Level 5-6 programmes Level 7 programmes 5.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances. a $100 administration charge will apply plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred. Fees will be charged as detailed below. Marshall Islands. 2. no further action will be taken.boppoly. USA. Singapore. death of a student or close family member. Not being eligible for a Student Loan is not considered extenuating circumstances. Students need to provide evidence of this at the time of application.5 6 7 toeFL paper-based 500 550 600 toeFL iBt 61 79-80 100 m e Withdrawal / refund of fees See www. CHARgeS Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will charge late payment and debt collection charges on all unpaid accounts. If you then choose to withdraw or not attend your programme of study. Soloman Islands. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or the full fee the full programme fee will be charged. all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded. Sweden.nz for current international fees and withdrawal/refund policy. you must advise the appropriate Head of School. 3. 4.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement.2 For employers sending one or more staff members to a short course. and Vanuatu would usually indicate that English is their first language or that English was the language of previous study.ac. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of English language proficiency. 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. Samoa. 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. Cook Islands. a $50 administration charge will apply. Canada. When you sign the Student Detail and Enrolment Form you are signing a legally binding agreement. evidence of language competency may be required prior to acceptance. Tonga. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will only refund/write off fees in the following circumstances: 1. a $100 administration charge will apply. Kiribati. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee. For full-time programmes (twelve (12) weeks or more) where notice of the student’s intention to withdraw is received: 2. 2.1 Seven (7) calendar days or more prior to commencement all tuition fees shall be refunded. 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. Where through exceptional and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control they can no longer complete the programme of study. 5.
govt.minedu. In this instance fees will be refunded in full. 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. 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. Copies of the Code are available on request from us or from the new Zealand Ministry of education website at http://www. .ac.Get global.nz.ac. development of our programmes is ongoing and changes may occur subject to Academic Board approval. However.nz email info@boppoly. Published days and times are indicative only and may be changed due to timetabling requirements.boppoly.nz every effort was made to ensure the information contained in this prospectus was correct at the time of printing. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to insufficient numbers or circumstances beyond its control.
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