Otago Polytechnic

Why study with us?

Benefit from our hands-on, practical programmes – and get ready to work in IT-related occupations within industries around the world.

Gain valuable skills and an understanding of the fast-paced IT industry – and graduate with industry-relevant skills so you’ll hit the ground running.

Study in a supportive, creative and innovative environment – and receive one-on-one attention from experienced lecturers.

Our programmes

Computing and IT graduates are in demand in a variety of roles, from assembling, installing, testing, updating or repairing software, networks and equipment to planning and writing programmes.

Choose from a range of business qualifications to suit your goals – from the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Level 3), which gives you foundation IT skills and prepares you for future tertiary IT study, to the Bachelor of Information Technology – a degree that will take you places. We also offer the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7), for those who want to increase their specialist IT knowledge.

Our industry links

We have excellent relationships with the local and national IT businesses and will ensure you gain plenty of practical experience during your programme.

Our facilities, resources and support

Receive exceptional learning support at every stage of your learning journey. We are here to help you succeed! Dunedin-based learners will enjoy our world-class campus and facilities.

Our staff

Benefit from the expertise and guidance of our industry-experienced, qualified teaching staff.