- Open entry.
- International students will be individually assessed to ensure you are ready for this study.
Click here for equivalent academic entry requirements by country.
- If English is not your first language, you must provide:
- New Zealand University Entrance OR
- Overall Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band score lower than 5.0 (achieved in one test completed in the last two years), OR
- Acceptable alternative evidence of the required IELTS (see here for NZQA proficiency table and here for list of recognised proficiency tests).
If you need to improve your English Language skills, we offer a wide range of English programmes.
What will I learn?
|Skills for Successful Tertiary Study||Prepare for successful tertiary study||15|
|Building Communication Competence||Learn how to effectively use a variety of communication
strategies to support your learning and your future
career pathway in New Zealand
|Introduction to Tourism and Travel||Learn about the tourism industry (both domestically
and internationally) and the range of roles and career
|Tourism and Travel Today||Gain an awareness of issues that impact the tourism
and travel industry. Learn about future trends and how
these impact tourism destinations
What's the workload?
You'll need to spend about 18 hours each week in lectures and practical work sessions. You'll also be expected to spend about 12 hours per week in self-directed study.
Student loans and allowances
Student loans and allowances are for domestic students only. For information about student loans and allowances please visit the Studylink website. It is important to apply for your student loan/allowance at the same time as you apply for this programme, due to the length of time Studylink take to process. Loan/allowance applications can be cancelled at any time if you decide to withdraw your programme application or if it is unsuccessful.
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.