Otago Polytechnic


Leadership for Change

Create your own path with these cutting-edge, future-focused qualifications. New Zealand firsts, these qualifications are for those with purpose and passion, no matter what field you want to make a difference in.


Bachelor of Leadership for Change

  • Anywhere in New Zealand (with the expectation that you will attend an intensive in Dunedin each year)
  • Three years full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts monthly
  • Apply anytime

Are you a change maker? Are you driven by a desire to create positive change for an industry, community or the planet? Then our innovative degree is ideal for you! A New Zealand-first, this qualification caters for all people, no matter what field you want to make a difference in.

Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice

  • Throughout New Zealand
  • One year full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts Flexible
  • Apply anytime

Are you ready to advance your career through a graduate qualification? Are you an experienced professional facing interesting challenges in your workplace? Professional practice is all about you, and your work context. This qualification allows you to identify a challenge or goal in your work environment. You can then research and define this issue, develop an approach for resolving it, and implement processes to achieve your desired outcomes.