Otago Polytechnic

Our study areas

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    There’s a wide range of assessment options including business and digital skills as well as agriculturally based EduBits.

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    Capable NZ

    CAPABLE NZ recognises that many professionals have an immense amount of workplace knowledge and skill, but may not have the paper to match.

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    SIGNAL ICT Grad School

    With advances in technology showing no signs of slowing, SIGNAL has developed four programmes that cover a range of IT development needs.

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    Free Fees

    From 1 January, 2018, eligible learners can study for free* in their first year at Otago Polytechnic. You're eligible if you’re new to tertiary study.

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    Study in Central Otago

    Immerse yourself in ‘lifestyle learning’, study unique programmes – and make the most of living in one of the most beautiful regions of NZ.

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    Study in Auckland

    We created our Auckland International Campus to meet the unique needs for International students. We are a leader in high-quality and career-focused education.

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    TANZ eCampus

    Completely committed to supporting online services, TANZ eCampus is an alternative tertiary education service that is leading edge, responsive and puts your needs first.


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    Otago Secondary-Tertiary College

    If you’re a Year 11-13 Otago secondary school student you may be able to combine study at Otago Polytechnic with studies towards your NCEA at school.