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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
International Admissions Coordinator
Academic Staff Member Business Studies
Academic Staff Member Engineering
International Pastoral Care Coodinator
The Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Experience
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic – a leading public regional Institute of Technology owned and funded by the New Zealand government– promises a vibrant learning experience where you'll discover your strengths and potential through an active and stimulating environment. For more than 25 years, students from all over the world have been choosing Bay of Plenty Polytechnic to enhance their life experience and to study overseas. We welcome you to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, a place where you will build lifelong relationships with fellow students, passionate teaching staff and vital industry connections. Our promise to you – we will foster and nurture your talents to help you reach your potential on your journey of personal and professional discovery.
New Zealand Plenty to Enjoy - The Bay of Plenty and Tauranga City English Language Learn English with Us Our Partnerships and Pathways Qualifications Overview 2013 Plenty to Study Animal Care Architecture, Construction & Carpentry Business Computing & Information Technology Creative Education & Social Services Electrical, Engineering & Welding Health & Beauty Environmental Management Marine Studies Sport & Recreation Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Our Campuses Our Facilities 2 3 4 5 6 7-11 12-25 12 13 14 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28-29 30 31 32-33 34 35 36
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Accommodation Key Polytechnic Dates Understanding the NZ Education System How to Apply Qualifications Equivalency Tertiary Jargon The Fine Print
…a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, boasting spectacular landscapes, lush forests, sweeping coastlines and vast mountain chains.
New Zealand is comparable in size to Great Britain or Japan. However, with a population of just over four million, it is one of the world’s least crowded countries and renowned for its natural beauty. New Zealanders are friendly, welcoming and enjoy meeting people from other cultures. Mäori, New Zealand’s indigenous people, make up around 15 percent of the population. However, there are many different ethnic communities living in New Zealand, including Europeans, Asians and Pacific Islanders. As an independent nation with a stable economy and excellent health facilities, New Zealand enjoys a safe and open political environment. While studying in New Zealand you will enjoy a high standard of living. You will also find tuition and living costs compare favourably with other countries.
• Population: 4.4 million • Size: 267,710 sq km (same size as the UK) • Climate: Sub-tropical • Currency: NZ dollar • Language: English
. which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa). clubs and outdoor venues many nights a week. 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. local bands. If you’re a music lover.
For more information about Ntec. scan the Qr code to watch Benjamin’s video about life in tauranga.bayofplentynz.
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Study in Auckland
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has partnered with Ntec to offer courses and qualifications in Auckland city.ac. 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. 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
• 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.. work and live in Tauranga. you’ll have no difficulty finding what you’re looking for. Auckland. visit www. With a laid-back café lifestyle and plenty of excitement on offer.
Ntec has developed a reputation for being friendly. hit the all-terrain adventure parks or just want to relax at a beach or café.to enjoy.400 sunshine hours per year • Highest recorded temperature 33. and has a multi-cultural staff with wide experience in education for international students.com. Tauranga is popular as both a tourist destination and as a place to live. our own student bands and national stars entertain crowds in pubs. it is a mere two and a half hours by car or 40 minutes by plane from New Zealand’s largest city. The people are really friendly and the surf was amazing. and welcoming. 3
Art and culture
The region features a vibrant. Tauranga features a range of industries centred around one of the largest deep-water container ports in the country. you’ll truly be spoilt for choice when you study.7°C • Average high temperature 18.
Tauranga’s got it all! A green city nestled right on the edge of a beautiful harbour.
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. steadily growing art scene. 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.nz
.ntec.3°C To find out more about what’s on offer in the region visit www.
Sport and recreation
Whether you make a run up the “Mount” (Mauao) your daily activity. I have had a great semester in Tauranga. Galleries exhibit the best of local and national talent.
students who need to improve their english skills before beginning their programme of study can enrol in the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Certificate of Foundation studies (english for speakers of other languages). There are not lots of Chinese students here. therefore.
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. English is the most common language spoken in New Zealand. one reason for choosing Tauranga is to improve my English. Different level programmes require different levels of English language proficiency. you need to submit your Ielts or toeFl results with your application to prove your English language proficiency. English language proficiency is required entry criteria for all programmes at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. You are not a native speaker of English. Level 5. one of the two official languages (Te Reo Maori is the other). 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. but you are proficient in english language.
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National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. All my tutors are very nice. There are many different animals in our class. I want to be a vet nurse.English Language
We welcome applications from students with English as a second language.
If you want to enrol in a programme at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and:
English is your native language. I am enjoying the animal care programme. with many years experience working with animals. I got a working holiday visa and worked for nearly 10 months before my first semester.
New Zealand is the last pure land in the world. so I have to speak more english. working with animals. at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
language and numeracy competence so that you can achieve your goals and support your application into the programme of your choice. 5
Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2 (Pre-Intermediate)
For students with some english skills.
Certificate of Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 3 (Intermediate)
For students who can already use english in an everyday setting.
ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. self-identification of strengths. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 6. 3 & 4
Each level 17 weeks. The programme is available at three levels. numeracy and study skills. The programme also includes field trips and you might spend some time in mainstream and vocational class rooms. full-time Monthly NZ$6. The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option.
Prospective students are encouraged to let us know any specific ESOL or Foundation programmes they may require. critical thinking. You’ll take a range of courses focusing on reading.
ENtry Ielts overall score of 4. 4 and 5. as well as an interview with a course advisor. listening.5
on completion of this programme.Learn English with Us
Certificate in Foundation Studies (ESOL) Level 2. The programme includes 8 courses and a special topic as an option.900 (17 weeks) Windermere Campus The aim of this programme is to provide you with an opportunity to increase your literacy.0
on completion of this programme. Applicants participate in orientation and placement tests to identify the most suitable level of study. speaking. weaknesses and study readiness.
ENtry Ielts overall score of 5. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5. This involves assessments of literacy.
. writing.0 and are eligible to apply for diploma and degree programmes at level 6 and 7. In some cases you may be able to complete mainstream assessments and earn credits towards certain qualifications.5 and are eligible to apply for certificate and diploma programmes at level 3. problem solving.0.0
on completion of this programme.
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. numeracy skills and communication technology. you will have achieved an Ielts score equivalent to 5.
With appropriate degree planning. 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
…with the University of Waikato and Te Whare Wänanga o Awanuiärangi To increase your tertiary education opportunities in the Bay of Plenty region. it may be possible to gain further certificates and diplomas during the course of your study . students find our diploma qualifications to be hands-on and practical with a workplace focus to help you find the right employment. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the university of Waikato have joined forces and share facilities at Windermere Campus and Bongard Centre.
Diplomas in Applied Computing Levels 5 and 6 2 years
Diploma in Design (Graphic)
Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design *Hamilton Delivery
Diploma in Marine Studies Diploma in Environmental Management
2 years 2 years
Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
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.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. In 2010 te whare wänanga o Awanuiärangi joined the partnership. conferred by one of New Zealand’s top universities. studying a degree pathway at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may incur significantly lower overall costs than studying for the same degree at a university.the financial savings may be substantial.
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or Electronic) *Hamilton Delivery
Up to 3 years
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Sport & Recreation 2 years
Bachelor in Sport & Recreation (BSR) 1 year
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Design (Fashion) 2 years
Bachelor of Design (Fashion) 1 year
. certificate. the bachelor qualifications the Polytechnic offers ensure you gain a valuable degree qualification. diploma and degree programmes in the Bay. further increasing the opportunities for you to take advantage of bridging.
entry requirements.bop poly.320 per year $19. graphics. computing.boppoly.nz
. see page 34 for equivalency of high school qualifications in different countries.
Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.660
Architecture. English. physics.320 per year $19. maths (specifically algebra.5/500 national Certificate in animal Care level 2 $9. design. fees and pathways for each of the programmes offered.320 Bachelor of architectural studies Bachelor degrees in Business or Technology Bachelor degrees in Business or Technology
for more information visit www.ac.
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. trigonometry) maths (specifically algebra. trigonometry).
English language requirements (unless stated otherwise)
Programme Level level 1-4 programmes level 5-6 programmes level 7 programmes IELTS 5. Please download a programme brochure from our website at www. geometry. GST Degree Pathways
national Certificate in Veterinary Nursing level 5 Jun ½ year 5. 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. trigonometry) English.5/500 Maths.nz/go/brochure for more detailed information on course content as well as specific entry requirements.Qualifications Overview 2013
This table provides a brief overview of the start dates.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.ac. history maths (specifically algebra. physics $19.320 per year $19.
English. B. maths
$22.425* per year $22.425* per year $22.340
English. maths English. social sciences.400 per year
diploma in Applied Computing level 5 or equivalent
$18.5/500 English. please see www.
For more details please download a brochure from our website at www.ac. maths $9. for full fee schedule. B. Business analysis. maths
Computing & Information Technology
diploma in Applied Computing level 5 Feb & 1 year Jul 5. maths $18.
$7. GST Degree Pathways
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 5.5) /600 6 (No part lower than 5.200
6 (No part lower than 5.nz/go/brochure.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
$24.425* per year
English.Financial.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5.425* per year $22.5 (No part lower than 5)/500 Certificate in Computing level 3 or english.255* per year
* approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.ac.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5. B. maths Additional requirements apply if you’re under 20
English.200 $9.Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued
Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. 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 6.5/500 5.boppoly.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.waikato. Management studies.5) /550 6 (No part lower than 5. maths English.nz.
400 diploma in Art and design (Advanced) level 7 .400 per year
Certificate in music Production and Performance .5/500 english. maths & police clearance Police clearance high school $9. Graphics. photography.5/500
$18. art.5/500 6/550 5. a background in music theory & audition Certificate in music Production and Performance – Tioriori level 5 English. design.400
Certificate in radio Broadcasting level 4
5.the university of Waikato
Feb & ½ year Jul
for more information visit www. technology.5/500
$18. GST Degree Pathways
Aka Rakai Toi.400
diploma in design (Graphic) level 6 • Bachelor of Computer Graphic design .ac.400 per year $18.400
diploma in Music Production and Performance .nz
.400 $9. art.Certificate in social service studies level 4 Feb & ½ year Jul Feb 1 year 5.400
Education and Social Services
Certificate in teacher aide Practice level 4 national Certificate in early Childhood Education and Care level 5 Kahikatea .200 supports application to enrol on the Bachelor of social Work . computing
$18.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
$18.400 per year $18.200 $18.Te kamakama level 6
$18. graphics. computing & portfolio Certificate in Computer Graphic design level 4 or art. music. design & portfolio diploma in design (Fashion) level 6 English. computing & portfolio
Bachelor in Design (Fashion) – otago Polytechnic Certificate in Computer graphic design level 4 diploma in design (Graphic) level 6
5.Tioriori level 5
English.bop poly. english. design. social sciences.9
Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.diploma in Art level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 english & portfolio $18.Waiariki Bachelor in design (Fashion) – otago Polytechnic
Diploma in Design (Fashion) level 6
Marine Studies and Environmental Management
diploma in Environmental Management level 6 Feb 2 years 6/550 sciences.320 year one $20.waikato. for full fee schedule. please see www.5) /550 English.nz/go/brochure. physics and maths (specifically algebra.725* per year
* approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study. calculus) $19.the university of Waikato
Relevant university or polytechnic degree & ‘fit for diving’ doctor’s certificate diploma in Environmental management level 6 or Diploma in marine studies level 6
$25. maths. english Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology level 4 or equivalent international qualification $18.ac. Electrical or Mechanical disciplines) Feb 2 years 6 (No part lower than 5. Engineering and Welding
New Zealand diploma in Engineering level 6 (Civil**.160
Diploma in marine studies For Graduates level 6 Bachelor of science (Bsc) with a major in Biological sciences . applied science – AuT • Bsc in Biological sciences .320 per year Bachelor in Engineering
Health and Beauty
Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology level 4 Certificate in Beauty therapy (Body Therapy and Electrology) level 5 Feb Feb 1 year 30 weeks 5.
For more details please download a brochure from our website at www.the university of Waikato • B. physical education.the university of Waikato
Diploma in marine studies level 6
English.5/500 English.320 per year • B.boppoly.5/500 5. biology
$9.Qualifications Overview 2013 Continued
Programme of Study Start Length Entry Requirements Minimum IELTS/TOEFL Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects 2013 Fees in NZ$ incl. biology/ sciences & ‘fit for diving’ doctor’s certificate
$19.200 $9.400 $18.5/500 5. **Pending approval.nz.
.125 year two $21. english.5/500 sciences.400
Certificate in health Care assistance level 4 Certificate in massage (Relaxation Massage) level 4
Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & ½ year Jul
5. GST Degree Pathways
Electrical. maths $19. applied science – aut • Bsc in Biological sciences .ac.
nz. for full fee schedule.nz. maths specific criteria depending on the endorsement $18. ** approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study.11
Programme of Study
Length Minimum IELTS/ TOEFL
Entry Requirements Other Requirements & preferred High School subjects
2013 Fees in NZ$ incl.5/500 6 (No part lower than 5.waikato.400 $19.
for more information visit www.425* per year
* approximate 2012 annual tuition fees based on 120 point (full-time) study. City & guilds) level 3 English.nz
Feb & ½ year Jul Feb & 1 year Jul
5.ac.255** per year
Tourism. please see www.200 $18.400 specific papers may give credit to the Bachelor in Tourism – the university of Waikato
Feb & 3 years Jul
6 (No part lower than 5.bop poly. 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.5/500 6/550 Be fit and active English. for full fee schedule. English or national Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Core skills) level 3 or national Certificate in Travel level 3
$22. event management and Travel Management) Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) – the university of Waikato Feb 1 year 5. GST
Sport & Recreation
Certificate in Fitness level 4 Diploma in sport and recreation level 6 Feb Feb 1 year 2 years 5.5/500 Certificate in hospitality (Professional Cookery inc.aut. sport and Recreation – AuT • B.5) /550
Maths. biology/sciences $18. maths English. physical education.5) /550
$9. sport & leisure studies – the university of Waikato
Bachelor of sport and recreation – AuT university
Diploma in sport and Recreation level 6
$24.320 per year • B. please see www.ac.
retail. carpentry.. full-time Get yourself industry ready to start your career as a vet nurse. electrical and mechanical engineering and many more. Please note that the papers and courses listed are accurate for 2012. 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. surgery preparation and dispensing drugs
.11. veterinary reception. nursing hospitalised animals. social services. administration. computing. veterinary nursing including veterinary surgical assistance. animal handling. marine and environment.boppoly. fees and entry requirements. some changes may occur.nz/go/brochure.
For programme start dates. radiography.
National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing Level 5
Half year. business.12
to study. first aid and communication. ethics. sample collections.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers over 100 different programmes in areas as diverse as graphic design. Gain the skills you need in animal husbandry. please see pages 7 . or download a brochure from our website at www. fashion..ac. Our prospectus can help you find out more about what’s on offer for you. see the brochure for up-to-date listings for 2013.
site management. preparing tender documents and feasibility studies. controlling costs and administering construction finances. A huge saving in time and tuition fees!
for more information visit www. Through our courses you’ll gain a solid understanding of preparing schedules of quantities for labour and materials. Construction & Carpentry
National Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6
Two years. take control of small. full-time
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Get your construction career established with this theory-based programme. with additional experience in the industry. quality assurance and client communication. construction methodologies. 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.Architecture. You’ll gain skills and knowledge to produce contract architectural drawings and act as an architectural technician on small and medium scale building projects.bop poly. 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
. on completion of this Diploma you’ll be able to work as a Construction Management Technician and. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Construction elements • written Communication • Building law and environment • Feasibility and services • estimation • • • • • • Introduction to Quantity surveying Contract administration Planning Construction methodology site management Communication
Combine & Save! Complete both Diplomas in just 5 semesters.ac. You’ll take courses in identifying construction site procedures. full-time
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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. medium and large building projects. 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
National Diploma in Quantity Surveying Level 6
Two years. You’ll be using Mutoh Track drawing machines and industry-leading CAd technology and facilities. health and safety planning.
management and expansion of a small business. Marketing Research.
. After six compulsory courses. communication and human resource knowledge and you can choose to delve into courses in accounting. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to assist you in the setting up. then this is the programme for you.
New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) Level 6
Two years. scan the Qr code to watch Mohammed’s video about studying at the Polytechnic. 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. and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance. decision making. 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. Employment Relations. business performance. plus half year part-time are you an entrepreneurial spirit? this qualification is specifically designed for people working in. 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. ranging from Principles of Tourism. The NZdipBus incorporates the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic diploma in Business and the New Zealand Institute of management (nZIm) diploma in Management. my strategy when I came here was to put myself into new and challenging situations. Buyer Behaviour and Communication strategies.
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. or planning to start. this flexible. risk minimisation and staff management. computing and marketing. a small business. 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. The law of Business Entities. marketing or tourism. Touring Places. 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. including accounting. law or computing. marketing. The NZdipBus provides you with a wide range of business skills and knowledge. management. 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. you can choose to specialise in either accounting. management. leadership and strategic Planning for small Business. through courses in business concepts. nationally recognised programme will provide you with solid management.Business
New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) Certificate in Management
Half year full-time. Placing Tourism. communications. and build up my self-confidence. finance. economics. to Human Resource Management. law. get to know new people. now I feel like I can do anything.
Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice Level 7
Half year. Introduction to nZ Immigration law and Professional responsibilities b. Prospective students should discuss with Immigration new Zealand prior to submitting an application. marketing. Completing the NZdipBus with a B grade average may gain you up to 9 of the required 20 papers for the Bsocsc. and the immigration advisers licensing scheme. does not qualify for a student visa to enter new Zealand.
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
Two years. 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). You’ll not only learn what makes a business tick but also what makes a manager great. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato The BTour develops a constructive and critical understanding of tourism based on practical industry research. Appeals and Professional Practice
note: as this graduate Certificate is taught online it. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato the Bsocsc looks at how people and society interact and change. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. In tauranga you can choose either accounting or finance as your major. If you want to work with and are enthusiastic about people. Compliance and unlawful status c. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. Completing relevant NZdipBus courses with a B grade average will give you credit to the BTour.
Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial (BBA (Fin))
One year. You’ll learn about immigration law and operational instructions. You’ll gain a sound understanding of accounting. 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. Refugees. up to two years. social science methodology. policy. this programme is for you. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato the Bms stands out due to its unique focus on management and practical experience.
. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6. 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’ll gain knowledge of human behaviour. residence Visas d. COURSES (must be completed in the following order) a. future developments and effective management.
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. 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. The courses will also be of value to people working in travel agencies and international education. full-time. Delivered online. temporary entry. finance and economics. 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.
Bachelor of Tourism (BTour)
One & a half years. preparing and administering applications and appeals. You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. planning or research. part-time. You can customise your degree by choosing one of the four majors offered in tauranga: accounting. as well as critical analysis and communication skills. finance or tourism. economic.
Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc)
Two years. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. as well as those who don’t need an immigration adviser licence.
data communications and multimedia applications. through hands-on projects. 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. Throughout the degree you’ll continuously put into practice what you learn. full-time Want to work as a junior multimedia or web developer. how people and computers interact and how to ensure systems work well and are easy to use. 20 CrEDIT COUrSES • guI Programming • Internet and web Development • Business systems • Database Practice and experience • Business management (choose from NZdipBus courses Human Resource Management or Applied Management) • hardware and operating systems • help Desk • user Interface Design • Data Communications – services • Project management and Qa (leading to ComptIa Project +) • webmaster technical • mathematics and statistics 15 CrEDIT COUrSES CCNA Exploration • network Fundamentals • routing Protocols and Concepts • lan switching & wireless • accessing the wan These four courses will prepare you to take the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) exam. full-time after completing the DipAppComp Level 6.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science with a specialisation in Applied Computing
One year. You’ll learn about It infrastructure. networking and programming.
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
. junior software programmer. hardware and operating systems. You’ll take courses on software systems. full-time Take the next step towards a career as an intermediate It professional. You’ll take a variety of courses to gain knowledge and skills in programming. CCNA Exploration provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics and opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development. 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 can credit certain papers to the first year of the university of waikato’s Bachelor of science (Bsc). The courses will provide you with a working knowledge of the It needs of small to medium enterprises.Computing & IT
Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5
One year. retail salesperson. computer network or hardware administrator? This diploma will get you on your way. 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. web application development. with opportunities ranging from software programming and web development to network administration. 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.
Context • studio Practice 2 • Business skills for the Creative Industries • Contextual studies
Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6
Two years. textiles. From initial concept to finished garment. textiles. and then take it all to the catwalk! our students are regularly seen on winners’ podiums around New Zealand including Pasfika and wow. Trelise Cooper. 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. understand forums for exhibition and sale. pattern making. garment construction and styling.17
Aka Rakai Toi – Diploma in Art Level 6
Two years. Whether you are well on your way to developing your artistic talent or just getting started. Culture. printmaking) • Culture and Practice in aotearoa (New Zealand) • history. these courses are sure to inspire your creativity and develop your potential as an artist. Culture. learn to market your art. Print • Body of work • apparel Practice (work Placement) ELECTIVES (30 CrEDITS) • history. 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. 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. and develop your own art business or career. full-time Join our award winning fashion design team to unleash your creative potential. as well as launching successful labels or going on to work for Moochi.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6 2 years
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
. full-time This diploma inspires an exploration of personal identity and unique cultural heritage and how these inform artistic expressions. our tutors are renowned practising artists. digital photography. Kate sylvester and more! YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • history. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • studio Practice 1 (including painting. an interdisciplinary studio and two fashion studios to develop professional level design and technical production skills. full-time after completing the Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6. you’ll take courses in design theory. who will help you gain technical and theoretical skills. sculpture. You’ll take courses in strategic design. drawing.
photography and multimedia. full-time If you have an eye for design.Creative
Certificate in Computer Graphic Design Level 4
One year. a career as a graphic design practitioner could be for you. press. history/culture/context. Context 1. illustration. multimedia and web. design and studio practice and web design .Communication for the Creative arts • Performance studies 1
. COURSES • apple mac and software skills • Design research • typographic layouts • Planning and approval • graphic Communication • Print Production. 2 and 3 • history. composition and relish the idea of working in a fast-paced environment. 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. full-time Your first step in fine tuning your musical talent starts here. on completion of this one year full-time certificate. You’ll gain skills and confidence in web design. colour. The programme teaches courses in software applications. you’ll start to grow as a performing artist by developing the theory. 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. print. Process & systems • multimedia and web Design
Diploma in Design (Graphic) Level 6
Two years. full-time Combine our state of the art technology with your creativity to become a graphic designer. 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. visual and conceptual design. art and design theory. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • graphic Design studies 1. and take courses in interdisciplinary studies. graphic design studies. You’ll learn creative and technical design skills on the Mac platform from tutors experienced in illustration. Culture.you’ll get work experience as well. COURSES • theory & harmony for the Contemporary musician 1 and 2 • music technology 1 and 2 • Culture and Practice in aotearoa • Instrumental study • whakaaroaro . design research. knowledge and practical skills for working with live sound.
Teacher aides support children’s learning at primary. this programme is a first step on the pathway towards professional training for working in the social services industry. and professional practice. and gain the business skills to manage a small business. You’ll learn a wide range of skills utilised within the industry. culture and context of music. family/ whänau. COURSES • working with Children • Children’s health and wellbeing • Family. this half year programme is for you. full-time If you have the drive and passion to help children succeed. creative direction. using the latest technology and effectively promote your music with an understanding of the music industry. You’ll be trained to have a positive impact on children’s physical. COURSES • announcing • audio Production • Creative writing for radio • Programming • radio sales • Promotions and marketing • Broadcast news
for more information visit www. social service work and social service delivery. this programme will have you covered. This programme provides a qualification for you to begin a career and will support any application for higher level study.ac. Take courses in performance studies.7 Fm www. studio production. and take courses in child development. Whanau. 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. the history. You’ll take courses for two days a week and gain experience by working (paid or voluntary) as a teacher aide. It includes personal and professional development courses. sales and promotions. they work with individuals and families.subfm. They assist teachers in a classroom by working with students on a one-onone basis or in groups. help them function the best they can. YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • music Production • studio Production • Composition Portfolio • global music Promotion • Visual media Production • history. Training with us as a teacher aide will equip you with the academic and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this role.bop poly. community and society. gain the confidence to express your creativity through advanced practical knowledge of music production and performance. intermediate and secondary schools. social. music production and promotion. whänau.3 and 107. COURSES • school structure. full-time Take your musical talent and performance skills to the next level. cultural and educational development. community groups and schools to. full-time social and community workers are passionate about making a difference.co. 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. broadcast news or programming. CORE COURSES IN YEAR ONE • Personal and Professional Development • social service work • social service Delivery
Certificate in Radio Broadcasting Level 4
One year. Take all the knowledge acquired in your courses and apply it to running our very own live student radio station suB 88. using industry standard technical equipment. You’ll gain skills and knowledge of working with children.Creative
Te Kamakama – Diploma in Music Production and Performance Level 6
One year. learn and practise song composition. Community and society • Child Development • Professional Practice
Kahikatea – Certificate in Social Service Studies Level 4
Half year. children’s health and wellbeing. full-time Working with preschool children is hugely rewarding.nz
.nz. visual media production. full-time You heard it on the radio! Whether you’re interested in announcing.
Electrotechnology. infrastructure and construction. Punjab. power engineering. defence.
. CIVIL* • geotechnical engineering • land surveying • highway engineering • structures Further civil courses include materials.
Balraj Singh (Amritsar. engineering management. as well as the manufacturing of industrial and domestic products. You’ll gain a broad knowledge base in engineering fundamentals. and management. MECHANICAL • engineering Practice • material Properties • mechanics • thermodynamics and heat transfer Further mechanical courses include fluid mechanics. Engineering & Welding
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Level 6 (Civil*. generation and sustainable energy.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 . I like the BoPP engineering facilities. technical literacy and mathematics. metallurgy. 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. hydraulics and water systems. engineering CAd strength of materials. then follow the pathways to mechanical. electronics. the emphasis is on practical knowledge and we use a lot of equipment. full-time *Civil discipline pending approval This diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge required for a career in the civil. eal titu and te o (IPE f NZ ). civil and structural drawing. manufacturing processes. electrical fundamentals and mechanics of machines. electronics or power engineering specialisations. electrical and mechanical engineering fields. power generation and energy. graduates of engineering diplomas enter careers in industries as diverse as aerospace. Electrical and Mechanical disciplines)
Two years. The teachers are very helpful and understanding. India)
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) Level 6
life is really very good. taking roles at senior technical or supervisory level. 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. electrical machines.
figure analysis and swedish body massage. CONTENT INCLUDES • Beauty services • Facial therapy • Cosmetic services • anatomy and physiology • nutrition principles • manicure and pedicare • Depilatory hair removal/wax treatment • health. You will also have the opportunity to gain the prestigious internationally recognised CIDesCo Diploma. electrology. safety and first aid • Business practice. health and safety and communications skills needed to succeed in the beauty industry. community health and first aid. including Indian head massage. full-time develop your skills further to become a qualified beauty therapist. 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
Health & Beauty
Certificate in Beautician & Cosmetology Level 4
One year. In your courses you’ll learn the art of manicure. COURSES • the human Body • Foundations of massage • Professional Practice • allied therapies • Comprehensive First aid
. computing. full-time the therapeutic benefits of massage are now fully recognised within mainstream medicine. natural healing technique into a career as a massage therapist.Certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 4
18 weeks. Programme content includes courses in cultural awareness. reflexology (zone therapy) and on-site chair massage. full-time There is increasing demand for health care professionals in hospitals. 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. You will learn about the human body and its systems. You’ll also develop the business. which is highly sought after by employers within the beauty industry. This programme will give you the skills and confidence to work at an assistant level within a range of community and health care occupations. Turn your interest in this ancient. You’ll gain skills in beauty and cosmetic services and facial therapy. professional practice skills and allied massage therapies. professional practice. You’ll take courses and practice a range of relaxation massage skills and techniques. 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. The programme also covers courses in advanced anatomy and physiology. working with older people and people with disabilities. rest homes and home support providers in New Zealand. You’ll receive advanced training in electrology and body therapy. as well as the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. You attend class two days a week and gain experience in the industry by working (paid or voluntary) as a health care assistant. pedicure and hair removal. computing and communication skills • Computer applications
Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Body Therapy & Electrology) Level 5
You’ll study courses in botany. zero waste.
I’ve always loved nature and wanted to travel. graduates can also complete the third year of a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) here at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
YEAR ONE AND TWO COURSES • Botany • Vertebrate and Invertebrate Biology • water and Zero waste management • Conservation Issues & Perspectives • Biological surveying. there are lots of field trips and the practical is great.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6 2 years
University of Waikato
Bachelor of Science 1 year
. 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. You’ll also explore local and global environment perspectives and conduct environmental research. ecology and biosecurity. geology. If students are interested in environmental management. You don’t find many nepalese in New Zealand yet. Nepal)
(university of waikato Bsc Biological sciences pathway)
Diploma of Environmental Management . It has lived up to my expectations and I’d recommend it. coastal management. invertebrate and vertebrate biology. there’s definitely an advantage to studying in New Zealand. If you have the qualification you can go anywhere. this course has proved to be the right one for me. Level 6. but there’s a lot of work still to be done. biological surveying. New Zealand is clean and green. Compared to the rest of the world. we study issues about global warming. pollution etc.Environmental Management
Diploma in Environmental Management Level 6
Two years. consider a career where you can make a real difference! our environmental management programme is supported by local industry and Iwi. full-time
If you’re passionate about the environment.
Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6
Two years. freshwater ecology. ecology and monitoring. reporting and more! You’ll qualify up to PaDI divemaster level and gain Boatmasters and maritime restricted operator’s certificates. full-time after completing the Diploma in Environmental Management or Marine Studies Level 6.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 2 years
University of Waikato
Bachelor of Science 1 year
. 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. fisheries management. 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. coral reef ecology or a flexi option to be discussed with staff. When you’ve successfully graduated from the diploma.
YEAR ONE COURSES • Coastal Botany • marine Invertebrates • marine mammals. coastal management. You’ll pick up key skills in courses on terrestrial or marine ecology. Birds and Fish • marine science and ecology • marine surveying • Fisheries management aotearoa. full-time
Want to pursue an exciting career in a range of aquatic and marine related fields? take courses in marine biology. PaDI open water instruction. You can choose courses in three of the following specialist topics: biosecurity.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in Biological Sciences
One year. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain a Bachelor of science (the university of waikato) right here in Tauranga. • 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
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. conservation issues. marine reporting and coastal management. coastal botany. fresh water ecology and geographical Information systems fields. aquaculture. full-time
If you already have a relevant university or polytechnic degree and have a passion to work in the marine environment. 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. marine tourism. tonga and australia. the university of Waikato degree is taught by Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff in Tauranga. coastal management.
Diploma in Marine Studies for Graduates Level 6
One year. marine surveying.
Sport & Recreation
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Certificate in Fitness Level 4 “Cert4Fitness”
One year. sociology. delivered here in Tauranga. when you’ve successfully completed the diploma. complete courses in fitness testing and goal setting.
Sport and Recreation Pathways
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Diploma in Sport & recreation Level 6 2 years
Bachelor in Sport & recreation 1 year
. learn how to write personal exercise programmes. nutrition and sports psychology.
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. in partnership with aut university. full-time after completing the Diploma in Sport and Recreation Level 6. client care and retention. sports team and aquatic centre environments. delivers the Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr) in tauranga with the third year focusing on courses in sports science. coaching. 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.
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. physiology. multi-use facilities. exercise prescription. take team fitness training. sports leadership and nutrition. fitness facility management. group fitness and nutrition for exercise results. you’re also able to complete just one more year to obtain the aut university Bachelor of sport and recreation (Bsr). sports science. coaching. athletic conditioning. as well as comprehensive first aid. full-time
are you passionate about the sports industry? this qualification will set you up for the career you’ve always wanted. sport management and marketing. fitness assessment and personal training. You’ll study a wide range of courses including anatomy. 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.
Delivered in partnership with the University of Waikato
The Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) develops a constructive and critical understanding of tourism based on practical industry orientated research. This 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). finishing techniques and kitchen management skills. and aspects of hospitality.
COURSES • atrium training restaurant • Commercial Kitchen • hot and Cold larder • Patisserie • Kitchen supervision and management • Function Planning and Delivery
Diploma in Tourism Level 5
Bachelor of Tourism (BTour)
One and a half years. customer service. TrAVEL MANAgEMENT You will gain a broad understanding of the operational aspects of travel agency management and airline ticketing. EVENT MANAgEMENT this endorsement is for people who want to work in the fields of event management and confererencing. costing and evaluating a number of events. Event Management and Travel Management)
You’ll enjoy a number of field trips. Event Management and Travel Management specialisations all have a field trip component. event management or international flight attending (in conjunction with travel Careers and Training limited). You’ll take courses on the structure of tourism organisations. You’ll also obtain the internationally recognised International City & guilds Diploma in Food Preparation (Culinary arts) and the national Certificate in hospitality (Cookery) level 4.Tourism. You can major in travel management. future developments and effective management. health and safety. economic. The programme’s courses provide you with higher level. full-time
(Endorsements in International Flight Attending. discover a variety of tourism and travel operations and put your skills and knowledge to the test. risk and environmental management. along with an understanding of the tourism industry. Travel & Hospitality
National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 4
One year. specialised preparation and cookery methods. You will demonstrate airline knowledge. full-time after completing the NZDipBus Level 6.
International Flight Attending.
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
. this endorsement incorporates our Iata approved Fares and ticketing courses and the national Certificate in travel level 4. airline safety. This will entail event planning.
COMPULSORY PAPERS • organisation and management • Principles of tourism • Fundamentals of marketing • tourism Industry management INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT ATTENDING this endorsement will prepare you for a career in the aviation industry as a flight attendant. as well as looking at sponsorship. and good media practices. full-time
Gain the skills and knowledge to enter the hospitality industry at above junior level. operating procedures. cultural and environmental impacts of tourism.
computer labs and administration facilities. business management. featuring purpose-built lecture theatres. massage and hair salons. complete with the latest video conferencing and presentation technologies.
Mount Maunganui (Mauao)
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Bongard Centre is home to our business administration. new state-of-the-art trades workshops. Windermere Campus features modern lecture theatres. laboratories. a road transport training centre and a small regional facility.
our main campus is located on the southern side of the city. health and international services as well as student worx and a roof-top café. computer labs. fashion and art studios. beauty. With its own library. you’ll never miss a thing at Bongard.
Tauranga City Centre
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
. computing and legal studies programmes.Our Campuses
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has two campuses in Tauranga. student support. as well as our fantastic Aquatic and Fitness Centre. set in 24 hectares of trees and gardens and provides an energizing and fun place to study. Our friendly campuses feature excellent facilities giving you everything you need to get the full educational experience. music recording suites.
friendly and experienced staff. and the International Office at Windermere Campus can advise you and answer your enquiries about programme details. I remember one presentation I really enjoyed doing. from ski trips and sporting challenges to pie-eating contests! Windermere and Bongard Campuses are both safe and attractive environments. Membership includes access to the pool. India)
this is my third year at the Bay of Plenty Polytech. academic records. as the programme is really good. 27
BSc in Computer Science
(Jalandhar. is an integral part of many programmes making information and materials like readings or course notes available online when you need them. cafés.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. accommodation and transport. they are really friendly and I like them. A health nurse is available during clinic times at Health Services. They were really helpful with me. located at both campuses. some classes and the pool are free every lunchtime. I especially enjoy web designing. Punjab. Ako Atea. fitness testing. financial matters. We ensure you get the most out of your time with our dedicated Student Worx team organising a range of fun activities. The IT Services team provides over 450 computers in 15+ computer suites on both campuses. our International Student Support team is always on hand with 24-hour a day assistance. guidance and support at all campuses as well as library access. our online learning environment. our awesome Aquatic and Fitness Centre features a purpose-built 25-metre heated pool and modern gym. computer labs. fitness programmes. space to study and hang out. I chose the pathway course because the degree has a benefit for me. seven days a week to ensure your personal safety and the protection of your property. provides academic assistance. BayLearn. and health and counselling services. about website design. When you become a student at the Polytechnic.
Ako Awe is here to provide you with a comprehensive integrated learning experience. Everyone in my group were New Zealand students. last year I completed my level 6 Diploma of applied Computing and am now in the level 7 Bachelor degree. interviews and enrolments. the student learning commons.
. I know the teachers in all my classes. our Information Centres. gym. I don’t feel like an international student any more. internet and wireless access and file storage. qualification equivalence. Polytechnic facilities and liaise with other campus support services. Ako Awhina facilitators are available to assist you in your programmes with your specific learning and study challenges. both at Windermere and Bongard. for free consultations offering comprehensive services – from giving up smoking to health education. circuit training and helpful. you will receive a free Polytechnic email account. I was very nervous but got 94%! I recommend BoPP for It. We can help you with applications. Security teams are in operation 24 hours a day.
local newspapers and real estate agencies publish lists of flats and houses available for rent. there will also be house rules to follow.fluctuates Cappuccino/Latte NZ$ PER ITEM $2.$100 $40 . student worx.$50 $30 . but exclusive of telephone. more commonly.
Costs of Homestay
the cost of homestay accommodation in tauranga is approximately nZ$230 .00 $14. students may be expected to help with some of the household duties.$5. a homestay placement fee may be applicable.50
Prices shown here were accurate at time of printing (2012). We will match a family as closely as possible to what students require and what the family is looking for. Internet and transport expenses.15 $3.Accommodation
Homestay is when a student lives with a New Zealand family in their home.$100
. inclusive of food. 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. you can request temporary accommodation for a few days until you find a flat or house to live in. but is deposited in trust with the New Zealand Tenancy Board. For instance. students choosing this option should be prepared for differences compared to living with their own family.$70 $60 .$200 $10 . with other students.50 . landlords can request a bond equivalent to 1-4 weeks rent. Please note. if a student likes pets or vegetarian food. the bond is not held by the landlord. This is a good environment to be immersed in the New Zealand culture. If you choose this option. power and laundry. For example. These types of rules vary between homestay families. Applications for homestay accommodation should be made well in advance of arrival in Tauranga. Generally students will have their own room and most meals provided.00 $2.00 $2.
Bond (Key Money)
A bond is an initial payment required for security by landlords when offering their premises for rental. computer use.
AVERAGE PRICES Accommodation (without food) Power/ gas/ Water Transport Food Entertainment
NZ$ PER WEEK $140 . there may be limits on telephone use. Bonds are refunded at the end of your tenancy if accounts are paid in full and the flat or house is well maintained. In new Zealand.$250 per week. All homestay accommodation is assessed for suitability by the International Pastoral Care Coordinator. or watching television.70 $2.50 $7. It is easier to look for housing after you arrive in tauranga. the Polytechnic will attempt to place this student with a similar family.
Cost of Living Expenses
AVERAGE PRICES Coke (can) Milk (litre) Bread (loaf) Big Mac burger Cinema (student discount) Petrol (litre) .
Flatting (Sharing a House)
This is the leasing/renting of a house or apartment of your own or.
I like the infrastructure and the reception by the locals was very nice. the ocean and the beach. You need to decide if you want to rent these items or if individual flat mates will provide them. so I am studying computing and It at BoPP. Most houses for rent in New Zealand are unfurnished.nz. the course at BoPP is good. Switzerland)
Diploma in Applied Computing Level 5
I’m just here for a year. but there are plenty of ways to buy affordable. desk. actual costs will depend on your personal lifestyle. when we chose to come to BoPP we looked for somewhere where our kids could go to school. water.
Alex Huber (Brugg.
for more information visit www. as a family project we wanted to go abroad for a year to an English speaking country where we all learn english. chest of drawers. washing machine. quality second-hand items. linen.nz
. power. new Zealand Immigration require a set amount of money to be available for living purposes (excluding accommodation expenses). etc.
You should check whether the flat is fully furnished (e. my wife is studying as well. It’s great. For some visa and permits. I've been teaching for a while and I'd like to do something else. There are many companies in Tauranga that lease whiteware at an affordable price.
Most houses for rent do not provide whiteware (fridge. We love the location. fridge.govt. etc). telephone.immigration. washing machine). In most houses for rent you will need to provide your own bedroom furniture including bed. then get a new job when I get home.
these are estimates only.$160 per week plus expenses such as food. etc. Internet. We love outdoor activities.bop poly. where I could study computing and that had nice weather.g. with a bed. semi-furnished or unfurnished.29
Costs for Flatting
the costs for flatting can range from approximately nZ$80 . Full details are available on the new Zealand Immigration service website at www.
Other costs and general advice
students should budget for between nZ$150 – nZ$250 per week in addition to rent or homestay accommodation expenses. Flatting is usually more expensive than homestay and you may need to budget carefully to meet all expenses. Expenses may vary depending on personal spending habits.ac. so Tauranga was where we ended up. with the whole family.
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Key Polytechnic Dates
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
Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6 Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
I chose to do a presentation on little Blue Penguins in the Bay of Plenty. one night I camped at Mount Maunganui to observe them come ashore. Everyone else was in town clubbing that night and I was spending quality time with penguins! It was pretty exceptional.
5 or 6. degrees and graduate diplomas ranging from level 1 to 7. 5.immigration.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 10.4 years GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 1 year GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year IELTS 6. A higher level indicates a more complex and demanding programme and higher entry requirements.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.htm. Many programmes are designed to pathway into a higher level to help you reach your goals. Find out more at http://www. • a two year qualification at level 4.govt.
Level 10 Level 9 Level 8
MastErs DEGREE PHD
BACHELOR DEGREE 3.5
This could be:
• a qualification at level 7 gained after studying in nZ for at least one academic year. provided the second qualification is at a higher level (two years study in new Zealand in total).2 years
Levels 1 to 4
CERTIFICATES 12 weeks to 1 year IELTS 5.0-7. you must have successfully completed a New Zealand qualification or qualifications that meet the criteria for points under the Skilled Migrant Category.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers certificates. or 6 that each required at least one academic year study in nZ. • a combination of two qualifications at levels 4. gained after studying in nZ for at least two academic years.0
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA 1 year
Levels 5 to 6
DIPLOMAS 1 .
If the programme that you are applying for is full or you are unable to arrive before the start of the programme. This will be sent to you (or to your agent). 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. this should include descriptions or relevant work experience.How to apply
If you need help
Call our International admissions Coordinator on +64 7 571 0190 or email us on international@boppoly. We recommend that you apply a minimum of two months prior to the start of the programme. Agents can advise you on programmes we offer and help you enrol and obtain your student visa.ac.nz.ac.nz/go/international/search-international-agents. so that we can assess it quickly and thoroughly.nz/go/international. 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. we will provide you with details on the next available programme start date.nz/international. fax or hand it to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.ac.
Make an application
We welcome applications at any time of the year. You can also email our International admissions Coordinator international@boppoly. The agents have a contract signed by us – please ask to see this.ac. If you’d like to find out more about a particular programme. Missing information can cause delays in processing your application. International admissions administrator Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Bongard Centre. contact your agent or check our website at www.boppoly.
. When we receive your application we will send an acknowledgement by email or letter. where applicable (translated into english). some programmes only have one start date in a year. • online – complete and submit the online application form on our website www. see our website for our approved agents www. • Direct – fill out the application form included in this Prospectus and post. We’re here to help you with information and support.
It is very important to provide as many of the required documents as possible with your application.boppoly. including your accommodation requirements.boppoly.
Choose a programme
use this International Prospectus to learn more about the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the courses and qualifications that we offer.
• 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.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. showing tasks performed and responsibilities held • note. some creative programmes may require you to submit a portfolio of relevant work.nz.
including flight number .acc. immigration. If you meet all admission and entry requirements. 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. We look forward to seeing you at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens. you (or your agent) will receive an acceptance letter offering you a place on the programme. advice on rights to employment in new Zealand while studying and reporting requirements are available from Immigration new Zealand (InZ). You must participate in an International orientation Day held during the week before the start of your programme. then a Conditional Offer of Place may be given. 33
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Contact us to discuss your plans
Please make sure that you include us in your plans. More information is available from the International admissions Coordinator. as detailed on your acceptance letter. Full details of visa requirements.nz.and arrival date and time.
Medical and Travel Insurance
Book your flight
we advise you to book your flight to new Zealand after you’ve been granted your student visa. residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand.nz
Eligibility for Health Services
. it is very important that you let our International office know your arrival details. Immigration new Zealand usually require you to provide the receipt showing that you’ve paid your fees. A full Offer of Place will be provided when all conditions have been satisfied.moh. including notification of tuition and insurance fees.co. This receipt must be presented to Immigration new Zealand.
Start at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
on arrival at tauranga airport. If some documents are outstanding or some entry criteria have not yet been met.
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. We will email you (and/or your agent) an information pack including orientation information when we receive your tuition payment. Make sure your travel plans allow you to arrive in New Zealand before the start of your compulsory student orientation Day. We recommend that you make arrangements too for a 40 minute connecting flight from auckland International airport to tauranga. but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. and can be viewed on their website at www.
Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in new Zealand. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www.ac. We will provide you with a receipt when the payment has been received. before you will receive a student visa.nz. You are not able to complete enrolment at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic until full payment has been received.3
Receive your Offer of Place
once we have processed and approved your application.
Apply for your visa
Before you can come to New Zealand.
Pay your fees
Your full Offer of Place letter will include detailed information on payment of fees and compulsory insurance. and methods of payment. In some countries.govt. along with any assistance you may need.nz. email the International Admissions Coordinator to discuss the course you want to take and let us know the accommodation you wish to live in. Prior to your departure from home.
for more information visit www. you will receive a full Offer of Place.govt. 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 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.bop poly. We can arrange insurance for you. you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. you will be met by a representative of the our International Pastoral Care team. If you receive medical treatment during your visit. you will need to apply for a student visa. who will take you to your accommodation.
If your country or qualification is not listed.
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.Qualifications Equivalency
Standard entrance qualifications
The following information provides a basic overview of entry requirements for students from select countries. Kotogakko sotsugyo shomeisho high school Diploma sPm haVo Diploma/senior general secondary education.nz. please contact the International team at international@boppoly. 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.ac. 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 2.5) 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%.
some programmes require successful completion of compulsory subjects while others offer elective subjects. or you may need to start at a lower level or complete a bridging programme.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
graduate certificates are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree.
Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology are the same kind of institution. the more complex and demanding the programme will be. vocational and professional certificate. For example. They are usually 60 credits in length. the diploma in Tourism offers majors in international flight attending. levels 1 to 7.
universities provide certificate. make sure to choose one you enjoy. papers or units of study that lead to a qualification.
Diplomas are qualifications at levels 5 and 6. You may have the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to enter directly into a programme.
Certain diplomas or degrees allow you to select a major subject to study.
each programme is classified by the new Zealand Qualifications authority (nZQa) at a level from 1 to 10. 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. They deliver technical. The higher the level. even if you do not meet the academic entry requirements but have the equivalent ability and experience.
Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology
A programme is made up of courses. they usually take three to four years full-time study to complete and can lead to further study at Masters or doctorate levels. They are usually one year long. since you’ll be studying this subject a while and changing majors is not easy. NZQA recognises Bay of Plenty Polytechnic as an accredited provider of qualifications from certificates to degrees. requiring at least 120 credits. degree and post graduate degrees and tend to be more academic with more theoretical content.
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. These may be academic requirements or work experience.
‘Bachelor’ degrees are qualifications at level 7. travel management and event management. reviewing and monitoring education qualifications in new Zealand to meet internationally recognised standards. they can be between 12 weeks to a full-year in length and can pathway into diploma programmes. They are between one and two years in length and may pathway into degree programmes. For many programmes mature students with life skills and/or work experience are encouraged to apply. often including significant practical experience. are good at and possibly want to pursue for a career.Tertiary Jargon
Certificates are qualifications at levels 1 to 4.
graduate diplomas are qualifications at level 7 open to students who already hold a recognised degree.
English language requirements (unless stated otherwise)
Also see page 4 level 1-4 programmes level 5-6 programmes level 7 programmes IELTS 5. most trades and service jobs require certificates at levels 3 or 4. with at least 40 credits. diploma and degree programmes. “high school” is mandatory for entry into any Bay of Plenty Polytechnic programme for international students.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.
Each programme has entry criteria you must meet. diploma.
presentations and television. Within the Polytechnic. websites. USE OF STUDENT/CAMPUS PHOTOGRAPHY the Polytechnic. HOLDING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION The personal information you supply will be held permanently within Bay of Plenty Polytechnic record system.govt. billboards. whether in print or electronically. appropriate academic advice and support • Providing student services • maintaining order and discipline. 4. 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. 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. and • take photographs of student property created as part of Polytechnic courses and study. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic may also take appropriate legal action. disclose and exchange personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. update. brochures. The information may. course work. the agencies who may require the Polytechnic to provide this information include: • ministry of education • tertiary education Commission • new Zealand Qualifications authority • ministry of social Development • studylink • Inland revenue Department • Department of Immigration • Industry training organisations • new Zealand Police • Department of Justice • accident Compensation Corporation • agencies who support particular students through scholarships. the Polytechnic’s will review your enrolment. FAILURE TO SUPPLY INFORMATION students are advised that failure to supply the information requested by the Polytechnic. (the Polytechnic must acknowledge the student. its representatives and employees.nz/NZEducation. use. 6721 or 5507 Fax: + 64 7 544 2386 www. the Polytechnic is also required by certain statutes to provide some personal information to some other agencies. 3.boppoly. 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. 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. The Polytechnic may assert copyright in photos of students and/or their property. by including their name. published by the Ministry of Education. as the creator of the property in any use of the photographs). prizes. The information will be held by the Polytechnic and used in the following ways: 1.minedu. be used to advise details of other education/training related services and products. and • use such photographs for promotional and marketing purposes including (but not limited to) press advertisements.nz /go/international firstname.lastname@example.org. 2. Copies of the code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www. establishing and maintaining the student’s records • Providing tuition. or activities on campus.
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. store. The Polytechnic will.The Fine Print
Your Personal Information and The Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act ”)
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic undertakes to collect. but this does not vest any ownership rights in any student property.
The International Admissions Coordinator
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 314 3 New Zealand Phone: + 64 7 571 0190 ext. from time to time. or the supply of incomplete or false information may result in the Polytechnic declining or cancelling the enrolment. in accordance with the provisions of the Act. FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION If you supply information to the Polytechnic that is found to be misleading or false.nz
. payment of fees and other awards. news items. reserve the right upon reasonable notice to students to: • take photographs of students as part of their studies.ac.
For full-time programmes (twelve (12) weeks or more) where notice of the student’s intention to withdraw is received: 2. death of a student or close family member. 5.
4.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $200 will be refunded. Examples of extenuating circumstances include serious illness or disability of the student. 2. 2. Soloman Islands. Not being eligible for a Student Loan is not considered extenuating circumstances. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. Marshall Islands.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances.1 Seven (7) calendar days or more prior to commencement all tuition fees shall be refunded. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. South Africa. you must advise the appropriate Head of School. 4. Fiji. Withdrawals from short courses of less than one (1) week where notification is received: 4.1 Up to programme commencement all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $50 will be refunded. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or fee.boppoly. Papua New Guinea. no further action will be taken. Where the programme of study is cancelled by the Polytechnic the full fee shall be refunded/written off. Sweden. Students need to provide evidence of this at the time of application. RequIReMentS (unLeSS StAteD otHeRwISe): IeLtS Level 1-4 programmes Level 5-6 programmes Level 7 programmes 5. In the event of a student not having paid the fee.3 Other than in extenuating and exceptional circumstances there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. there will be no refunds for notifications received after fourteen (14) days of programme commencement. Kiribati. generally in the form of an IELTS or TOEFL. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide satisfactory evidence of English language proficiency. CHARgeS Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will charge late payment and debt collection charges on all unpaid accounts. Cook Islands. a $100 administration charge will apply plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred.nz for current international fees and withdrawal/refund policy.
3. Singapore.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. In the event of a student not having paid the fee. 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. 2.5 6 7 toeFL paper-based 500 550 600 toeFL iBt 61 79-80 100
Withdrawal / refund of fees
See www. evidence of language competency may be required prior to acceptance. Canada. Where through exceptional and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control they can no longer complete the programme of study. Ghana. and Vanuatu would usually indicate that English is their first language or that English was the language of previous study. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic will only refund/write off fees in the following circumstances: 1.1 Up to programme commencement. 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. 3. Final acceptance/rejection of an application for a refund/write off of fees will be at the discretion of the Director Academic. If you then choose to withdraw or not attend your programme of study. all tuition fees paid less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded. 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. When you sign the Student Detail and Enrolment Form you are signing a legally binding agreement.ac.2 For employers sending one or more staff members to a short course. a $50 administration charge will apply. 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. Tonga. Students with qualifications from countries such as Bahrain. $200 will be charged plus where appropriate a charge for consumables and/or costs incurred. 4. a $100 administration charge will apply. the full programme fee will be charged.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.2 Up to fourteen (14) calendar days after programme commencement. In the event of a student not having paid a deposit or the full fee the full programme fee will be charged. If English is not your first language. Samoa. Norway. Scores can vary according to the qualification sought. 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. Fees will be charged as detailed below. all tuition fees less an administration charge of $100 will be refunded. USA. 3.
development of our programmes is ongoing and changes may occur subject to Academic Board approval.ac.govt. However. 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.nz
every effort was made to ensure the information contained in this prospectus was correct at the time of printing. Copies of the Code are available on request from us or from the new Zealand Ministry of education website at http://www.nz.minedu.ac.boppoly. Published days and times are indicative only and may be changed due to timetabling requirements.
.Get global. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic agrees to observe and is bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of education.nz email info@boppoly. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to insufficient numbers or circumstances beyond its control.