Otago Polytechnic

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1. Your Details

I am New Zealand Māori
(select up to three iwi)

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2. Study Options

Our programmes are taught in English.

If English is not your first language, you need to show us that you meet the English Language requirements for the programme you want to study.

If you do meet the requirements, please send your IELTS or TOEFL evidence with this application.

If you don't meet the requirements, you can complete an English Language Certificate with us first, before you begin your main programme of study.

To find the programme you want:
  1. Select the study area are you are interested in
  2. Select the programme you want to study
  • Beauty & Hairdressing

    • Bridging certificate to beauty therapy

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Diploma in Beauty Therapies and Epilation (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Salon skills (Level 2)

      Dunedin

  • Bridging & Foundation

    • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

      Dunedin

      Mosgiel

    • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • FarmHand

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to health diploma and degrees

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    • Bridging certificate to beauty therapy

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to New Zealand Diploma in Engineering

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to Bachelor of Design (Fashion)

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to art and design degrees

      Dunedin

    • Digital Media and Design bridging certificate

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to Level 4 information technology

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to Bachelor of Information Technology

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to business diploma or degree

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to tourism

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to Level 4 cookery

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Bridging certificate to Bachelor of Culinary Arts

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Bridging certificate to Level 4 food and beverage service

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) (Veterinary Nursing Assistant)

      Distance

  • Business, Tourism & IT

    Tourism

    • Bridging certificate to tourism

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 4) (Operations)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Manaaki Tauira

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

      Dunedin

    Business

    • Bridging certificate to business diploma or degree

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Applied Management

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

      CapableNZ

      Online

    • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Accounting) or (Leadership and Management)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management - Dunedin delivery

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management - Auckland or Central Otago delivery

      Auckland International Campus

      Central Otago

    • Graduate Diploma in Accounting

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change

      Dunedin

      CapableNZ

    • Graduate Diploma in Event Management

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

      Auckland International Campus

    • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

    • Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

      Auckland International Campus

    • Master of Applied Management

      Auckland International Campus

    • Master of Professional Practice - Auckland International Campus

      Auckland International Campus

      CapableNZ

    • Doctor of Professional Practice

      CapableNZ

    • Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Practice

      Distance

      CapableNZ

    • Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice

      CapableNZ

    • Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice (Occupational Health and Safety)

      CapableNZ

    • Master of Professional Practice

      Dunedin

      Distance

      Auckland International Campus

      CapableNZ

    Computing & IT

    • Bachelor of Information Technology

      Dunedin

      CapableNZ

    • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7)

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - Dunedin

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

    • Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - Auckland

      Auckland International Campus

  • Community Learning

    • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

      Dunedin

      Mosgiel

  • Creative

    Art

    • Bachelor of Visual Arts

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

      Auckland

      Distance

    • Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5) - Ceramics programme

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)* - Ceramics programme

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts

      Dunedin

    • Glaze Theory and Practice course

      Distance

    • Master of Visual Arts

      Dunedin

    • Master of Fine Arts

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Visual Arts

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Arts

      Dunedin

    • Drawing with confidence night class (held in Wanaka)

      Distance

    • Digital Painting night class

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Photography night class

      Dunedin

    • Photography night class

      Dunedin

    • Darkroom Photography

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Printmaking night class

      Dunedin

    • Printmaking class

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Ceramics night class

      Dunedin

    • Ceramics night class

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Jewellery night class

      Dunedin

    • Jewellery night class

      Dunedin

    • Life Drawing night class

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Painting night class

      Dunedin

    • Painting night class

      Dunedin

    • Sculpture night class

      Dunedin

    • Textiles night class

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Certificate in Film and Television (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Certificate in Digital Photography (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • Diploma in Digital Photography (Level 6)

      Dunedin

    Design

    • New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology) or (Interior Architecture)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Design (Communication)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Design (Product)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Design (Fashion)

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Design (Specialty)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Design (Honours)

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Design

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Design

      Dunedin

    • Master of Design Enterprise

      Dunedin

    • Master of Design

      Dunedin

    • Communication Design Winter Camp

      Dunedin

    • Design and Graphics short course

      Dunedin

    • Fashion Skills

      Dunedin

    • Pattern Making (Fashion Design Technology Series)

      Dunedin

    • Textile Printing short course

      Dunedin

    • Industrial Garment Construction Techniques (Fashion Design Technology Series)

      Dunedin

    • Laser Cutting for Design short course

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Culinary Arts

      Dunedin

    Dunedin School of Art Foundation

  • English

    • English Language Summer School

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4)

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

    • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Professional/Academic) (Level 5)

      Auckland International Campus

    • English for groups

      Dunedin

  • Health, Community & Education

    Nursing

    • Bachelor of Nursing

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • Competency Assessment Programme (CAP) for Overseas Registered Nurses

      Competency Assessment Programme

    • Competency Assessment Programme (CAP) for New Zealand Registered Nurses

      Competency Assessment Programme

    • Health bridging certificate

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    Midwifery

    • Bachelor of Midwifery

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

      Palmerston North

      Southland

      Whanganui

      Wellington

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Midwifery Practice

      Distance

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery

      Distance

    • Master of Midwifery

      Distance

    • Recertification and Registration Competence Programme for New Zealand Midwives and Overseas Midwives

      Dunedin

    • Health bridging certificate

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    Occupational Therapy

    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

      Dunedin

      Wintec

    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Therapy Practice

      Distance

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy Practice

      Distance

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice in Health (Specialty)

      Distance

    • Master of Occupational Therapy

      Distance

    • Occupational Therapy postgraduate courses

      Distance

    • Health bridging certificate

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    Social Services

    • Health bridging certificate

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Te Taketake Diploma in Applied Addictions Counselling (Level 7)

      Dunedin

      Distance

    • Bachelor of Social Services (with specialties in Career Practice, Counselling, Disability Support and Coordination or Mental Health Support)

      Dunedin

      CapableNZ

    • Graduate Diploma in Social Services (Career Practice), (Disability Support and Coordination) or (Mental Health Support)

      Dunedin

      CapableNZ

    • OSTC Sport, Exercise and Health (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Health and Wellbeing (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to Te Tiriti o Waitangi – credits towards the Certificate in Mata a Ao Māori (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    Education

    • New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4)*

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (Level 7)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

      Distance

      CapableNZ

    • Introduction to Te Tiriti o Waitangi – credits towards the Certificate in Mata ā Ao Māori (Level 4)

      Dunedin

  • Hospitality

    • Bachelor of Culinary Arts

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) (Café Services) (Bar Services)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) (Restaurant Services)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) (Cookery)

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • Food Safety: Unit 167

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Food Safety: Unit 168

      Central Otago

      Dunedin

    • Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - LCQ Training Seminar (Dunedin)

      Dunedin

    • Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - LCQ Training Seminar (Central Otago)

      Central Otago

    • Barista skills short course

      Central Otago

    • Coffee-making short course

      Central Otago

    • STAR - Espresso Coffee/Coffee Origin and Production

      Central Otago

    • OSTC Cookery (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Hospitality (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

      Auckland International Campus

  • Media

    • Certificate in Film and Television (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • Certificate in Digital Photography (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • Diploma in Digital Photography (Level 6)

      Dunedin

  • Natural Sciences

    Horticulture

    • New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

      Central Otago

    • General and Amenity Horticulture programme (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • Landscape Construction and Amenity Horticulture programme (Level 3)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • High country farming programme (Level 3)

      Central Otago

    • Arboriculture programme (Level 3 and 4)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Nursery and Fruit Production programme (Level 3 and 4)

      Central Otago

      Dunedin

    • Sports Turf programme (Level 4)

      Central Otago

      Dunedin

    • Fruit Production programme (Level 5)*

      Central Otago

      Distance

    • Standard Growsafe short course

      Central Otago

    • Quad bike safety short course

      Central Otago

    • Tractor skills short course

      Central Otago

    • Train the trainer

      Dunedin

    • Drawing techniques for Landscape Design short course

      Central Otago

    • Grapevine pruning short course

      Central Otago

    • Pruning fruit short course

      Central Otago

    • Introduction to cherry growing short course

      Central Otago

    • Landscape Design short course

      Central Otago

    • Introduction to Viticulture short course

      Central Otago

    • Plant science short course

      Central Otago

    • Grafting short course

      Central Otago

    • Organic certification short course

      Central Otago

    • Pests and diseases short course

      Central Otago

    • Plant naming and plant ID short course

      Central Otago

    • Soils short course

      Central Otago

    • Weather and frost short course

      Central Otago

    • Weeds short course

      Central Otago

    • OSTC Primary Industries (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    Veterinary Nursing

    • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3) (Companion Animals)

      Distance

    • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) (Veterinary Nursing Assistant)

      Distance

      Auckland

      Christchurch

      Dunedin

      Wellington

    • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) (Rural Animal Technician)

      Distance

    • New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)

      Distance

      CapableNZ

      Dunedin

    • Equine First Aid short course

      Distance

    • Basic Equine Behaviour short course

      Distance

    • Introduction to Equine Emergency Rescue short course

      Dunedin

      Distance

  • Physical Activity & Wellbeing

    • New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled) (Level 4)*

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Introductory Snowschool Instruction (Applied) (Level 4) (Ski) or (Snowboard)

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management (Level 5)

      Methven

      Wanaka

    • New Zealand Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled) (Level 5)*

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management (Level 6)*

      Central Otago

      Distance

    • Diploma in Avalanche Studies (incorporating the NZMSC Avalanche Safety Stage 2 Certificate)

      Distance

      Central Otago

    • Bachelor of Applied Science

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science

      Dunedin

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science

      Dunedin

    • Master of Applied Science

      Distance

    • Health bridging certificate

      Distance

      Dunedin

      Wellington

  • Qualifications

  • Still in school?

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

      Dunedin

      Mosgiel

    • YGS - Certificate in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • YGS - Bridging certificate to beauty therapy

      Dunedin

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3)

      Distance

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • YGS - New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • STAR - Espresso Coffee/Coffee Origin and Production

      Central Otago

    • STAR - Food Safety

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

  • Sustainable Practice

    • Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Practice

      Distance

      CapableNZ

    • Bachelor of Leadership for Change

      CapableNZ

  • Tanz eCampus

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)

      Online

    • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Human Resources Management) (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Marketing and Sales) (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Project Management) (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management) (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting) (Level 5)

      Online

    • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 5)

      Online

    • Courses from the Bachelor of Applied Management

      Online

    • Courses from the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

      Online

  • Trades and Technical

    Construction

    • Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying)

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

    • New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (Construction Management) or (Quantity Surveying)

      Dunedin

      Auckland International Campus

    • New Zealand Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6)

      Distance

    • New Zealand Certificate in Stonemasonry (Level 4) (Construction Stonemasonry)

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Carpentry)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Stone paving for the garden short course

      Central Otago

    • Dry stone walling short course

      Central Otago

    • Oamaru Stone Carving

      Central Otago

    • OSTC Building and Construction (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Building and Construction (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology) or (Interior Architecture)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

      Dunedin

      Mosgiel

    Engineering

    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology

      Dunedin

      CapableNZ

    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Electrical Engineering

      Dunedin

    • Bridging certificate to New Zealand Diploma in Engineering

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

      Distance

    • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Bicycle Mechanics (Level 4)

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Bicycle Servicing (Level 3)

      Central Otago

    • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

      Dunedin

      Central Otago

    • Certificate in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • Electric Vehicles workshops and short courses

      Dunedin

    • WOF inspectors training course

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to TIG welding

      Dunedin

    • Introduction to MIG welding

      Dunedin

    • Engineering Maths Summer School

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Bicycle Mechanics (Level 3)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Automotive (Motor Industry) (Level 2)

      Dunedin

    • OSTC Introduction to Engineering

      Dunedin

3. What you need to provide to us

The entry requirements for the programme you are applying for can be found on the individual programme information pages on our website . You are encouraged to supply any supporting information below, alternatively once we have received your application we will be in contact with you to request any further information required to allow us to assess your application. We recommend using DOC, JPG or PDF formats with a max file size of 2MB.

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5. Student Support

We have a team of professionals that are dedicated to supporting you through your journey with us. Support areas include disability, learning advice, Maori and Pasifika, emotional and mental health, wellbeing, and anything else you feel will impact on your study.

Please describe the type of support you need so we can ensure we provide you with the best service.

Thank you. Our student support team (called Student Success) will be in touch with you before you start your studies.

Compulsory health and travel insurance
The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students requires all international students to have comprehensive health and travel insurance. Appropriate travel and medical insurance is a condition of your student visa. Our recommended and preferred supplier is Uni-Care, and we can arrange this for you.
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