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Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Wellington:
Based in Porirua, near Wellington, Whitireia Community Polytechnic is a government owned tertiary institution with a history of graduating work ready New Zealand and overseas students. We specialise in hands-on learning in a wide range of subjects, from arts to business, IT to teacher training, nursing to trades and many others. Founded in 1986, Whitireia offers over 130 different courses and programmes, from short courses and introductory level certificates to national diplomas, undergraduate degrees and postgraduate certificates.

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Qualifications range from Introductory through Certificate level, Diploma, Undergraduate degree programmes and several Postgraduate nursing programmes.
Courses include:
Arts and Communications

Visual Arts
Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Arts and Design)
Certificate in Visual Arts
Diploma in Jewellery Design

Design and Multimedia
Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Arts and Design)
Diploma in Digital Design and Multimedia
Certificate in Digital Media
Certificate in Desktop Publishing for Print and the Web

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts)

Diploma in ApplPhoto of Diploma & degree courses in New Zealandied Stage and Screen Arts
Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Music)
Certificate in Rock, Jazz and Commercial Music
Certificate in Live Sound and Event Production
Certificate in DJ Music
Certificate in Foundation Music

Certificate in Advanced Photography
Certificate in Practical Photography

Creative Writing
The Creative Writing Programmes Introduction
Bachelor of Applied Arts (Creative Writing)
Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing
Diploma in Creative Writing (Advanced)
Diploma in Creative Writing - On Campus
Diploma in Creative Writing - Online


National Diploma in Journalism (Multi-media)
National Certificate in Journalism (Introductory)

Diploma in Publishing
Diploma in Publishing - Online

Māori Arts and Design
Diploma in Whakairo (Advanced) - Toiere Whakairo
Diploma in Whakairo (Advanced) - Toiere Whakairo
National Certificate in Whakairo (Tūturu) (Level 4)

English Language
Certificate in English Language
Certificate in English Language (Advanced)

National Certificate in Floristry

Certificate in Beauty Therapy
Certificate in Beauty and Hairdressing
Certificate in Retail and Cosmetic Services

National Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 2)

Business and Administration
Business Studies
Bachelor of Applied Business Studies
Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Full-time, Part-time and Flexible Delivery
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Friday/Saturday Block courses
Diploma in Management (Not for Profit Sector)
NZIM Certificate in Management
NZIM Certificate in Small Business Management
National Certificate Business (First Line Management) Level 3

Legal Executive Course

Business Administration
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Advanced)
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Intermediate)
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Introductory)
Certificate in Office Skills/Computing
Certificate in Retail and Cosmetic Services

Certificate in Foundation Education (Business)
National Certificate in Computing (Level 2)
National Certificate in Computing (Level 3)
Flexi-Learn Computer Applications
Community Computing

Catering and Hospitality

Certificate in Professional Cookery

Food and Beverage Service
Certificate in Café Service

Hospitality Studies
National Diploma in Hospitality (Management)(Level 5)

Computing and Information Technology

Information Communications Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Information Technology (Level 6)
Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5)
Certificate in Information Technology (Applications or Support)

Computer Applications
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Advanced)
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Intermediate)
Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Introductory)
Certificate in Office Skills/Computing

Design and Multimedia
Certificate in Digital Media
Certificate in Desktop Publishing for Print and the Web

National Certificate in Computing (Level 3)

National Certificate in Computing (Level 2)
Flexi-Learn Computer Applications
Community Computing

Nursing and Health


Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Nursing (Pacific)
Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic)
National Certificate in Tamariki Ora - Well Child Services

Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing
Postgraduate Certificate in Forensic Psychiatric Care
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialty Care
Postgraduate Certificate in Hospice Palliative Care
Postgraduate Certificate in Perioperative Specialty Nursing
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing
CertifiImage of Diploma & degree courses in New Zealandcate in Nursing (Long Term Care and Rehabilitation)
Certificate in Health Professional Practice Development

Certificate in Foundation Education (Health Science)
Certificate in Foundation Education (Social Sciences)

Teacher Education

Early Childhood
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Introductory)

Certificate in Adult Learning and Teaching
Diploma in Adult Learning and Teaching
Certificate in Professional Teaching Practice (English)

Social and Community Services

Social Work
Bachelor of Social Work

Youth Work
Diploma in Youth and Community Studies
Certificate in Youth Work (Christian Youth Workers)

Mental Health
National Diploma in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work)
National Certificate in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work)

Foundation Education
Certificate in Foundation Education (Social Sciences)

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Address: Porirua City, Wellington, New Zealand
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University of Surrey
Courses / Programs
University of Surrey is a international university with a worldwide reputation for excellence offering over 50 subjects at the undergraduate level as well as postgraduate degree programs. Located in Guilford, Surrey (40 minutes from London by train) in the south east of England, our renowned professional training internships give undergraduate students experience with some of the best placement year opportunities in the world. Surrey has the best employment record of any UK university. Not just once or twice, but averaged across 14 years of outstanding achievement.

Student exchanges and research collaboration are developed through our landmark partnerships with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and North Carolina State University. The Surrey International Institute also offers joint undergraduate degree programs with Dongbei University in China, giving UK students the opportunity to study at Dongbei and vice-versa.
Bachelor Degree Programs are available in the following career areas:
- Accounting and Finance
- Nursing Studies
- Business and Retail Management
- Civil Engineering
- Computing
- Language Studies
- Law
- Tourism Management
- Veterinary Biosciences
- Midwifery Studies
- Music
- Aerospace Engineering
- Biochemistry
- Biomedical Science
- Chemical Engineering
- Dance Studies
- Economics
- English Literature
- International Hospitality Management
- Food Science
- Media Studies
- Paramedic Practice
& more...
Charles Sturt University Study Centres - Sydney & Melbourne
Courses / Programs
Calling New Zealand students! Would you like to find out more about studying in Australia? Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a progressive and award-winning Australian university that has an international reputation for excellence through its innovative approach to higher education. We provide a range of undergraduate and post-graduate diploma and degree courses to students from New Zealand and international students at our CSU Study Centres in Sydney, NSW and Melbourne, Victoria. CSU Study Centres are operated in conjunction with Study Group Australia, a global leader in international education and training across five countries.

We offer diploma and bachelor's degree programs in the fields of business and information technology as well as graduate diploma and degree courses, including our Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. There are three intakes per year: February, July and November. We provide generous credit for previous academic study and work experience.

Charles Sturt University: CRICOS 00005F (NSW), 01947G (VIC) and 02960B (ACT); Study Group Australia Pty Limited Provider Codes: 01682E (NSW), 01755D (QLD), 03079G (VIC).
- Diploma of Business
- Diploma of Information Technology
- Associate Degree in Business Studies
- Associate Degree in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Business (Specialise in Accounting, Management or Marketing)
- Bachelor of Business Studies
- Bachelor of IT
- Graduate Diplomas in IT; Accounting; Business
- Master of Business
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Professional Accounting
- Master of IT
New Zealand College of Education
Courses / Programs
Based in Auckland, The New Zealand College of Education offers certificate, diploma, bachelor and post-graduate programmes in English language learning for foreign learners, English language teaching, and religious/philosophy courses.

All of our programmes have a focus on affordable tuition, with an emphasis on online learning; although campus and blended learning courses are also available.

The New Zealand College of Education offers affordable tuition for all students, for domestic students as well as international students - the fees are the same.

The college is mindful of the needs of students to provide quality time for their work life, family life and personal time; this is strongly supported through out e-learning and blended learning programmes that encourage academic success from the comfort of the learner's home.

All courses provided through NZCOE are well accredited and affordable with an emphasis on low-cost tuition fees. The New Zealand College of Education looks forward to hearing from any potential candidate at any time of the year.
Online, On-Campus & Blended Courses:

- Certificate, Diploma & Degree Options

• Certificate in English Language Teaching (TEFL/TESOL Courses)
• Certificate in English Language Learning (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Academic Writing, General English, and EAP Courses)
• Certificate in Religion and Philosophy programmes
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
• Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
• Bachelor of Professional Communication
• Mini-MBA
• MBA (General Management)
The University of Law
Courses / Programs
The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham, as well as our GDL and LPC courses being taught in the University of East Anglia, the University of Exeter, the University of Reading and the University of Liverpool. 

Previously The College of Law, The University of Law was granted university status in November 2012 and now offers degrees in Business, Law, Criminology and Policing, plus a range of postgraduate legal training and Master's degrees designed by qualified experts to help students advance at any stage in their career.

The University of Law specialises in teaching, not research, and was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in June 2019. We were found to deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

We have the UK's largest legal alumni group with over 64,000 members, giving our students excellent networking opportunities.
- Pre-Sessional English for International Students
- International Foundation Programmes in Business or Law
- A range of Business Degrees and Masters qualifications.
- Law, Criminology and Policing degrees
- A wide range of Legal degrees with specialist options
- Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
- Master of Arts in Law (MA Law)
- Legal Practice Course (LPC)
- Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
- Master of Laws (LLM)
- MSc Programmes
- Professional training
- Plus a range of study options are available, including online
School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham
Courses / Programs
The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham is located in Nottingham, in Nottinghamshire County in the East Midlands of England (approximately 2 hours north of London). We are the only academic school in the UK to focus specifically on contemporary China, and are recognised as a national leader in the provision of high quality, discipline-based research and degree programs in this area.

We provide a wide range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to students from the UK, Europe and around the world. Unlike any other university in the UK, we welcome students who have already studied Mandarin as well as complete beginners; native speakers of Mandarin Chinese are offered a broad range of alternative modules.

We are distinct not only in our key strengths but in how our many strengths combine: we are financially secure, campus based and comprehensive; we are research-led and recruit top students and staff from around the world; we are committed to internationalising all our core activities so our students can have a valuable and enjoyable experience that prepares them well for the rest of their intellectual, professional and personal lives.
Undergraduate degree courses:
- BA (Hons) Contemporary Chinese Studies degree course
- Undergraduate Masters degree courses
- Collaborative courses

Postgraduate degree courses: Masters and PhD (Taught and Research)
- MSc Banking and Financial Markets in Contemporary China NEW
- MSc Business and Economy of Contemporary China

Mandarin Chinese tuition courses

Please see the Programs Page for a full list of courses.
Taylors College, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Taylors College Auckland provides specialised university preparation programs in partnership with leading universities in New Zealand. With successful completion of the Taylors Auckland Foundation Year (TAFY), you will be guaranteed entry into the University of Auckland, AUT University and Massey University. In 2011, 94% of TAFY students were offered a tertiary place. Our university preparation courses are open to international students and also New Zealand students who don't meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate degree programs.

There are three study options available for Taylors Auckland Foundation Year. If you have superior grades in English and relevant subjects and want to fast track your pathway to University, you can take the Intensive (Accelerated) Program. Intake is in April only and the course is 30 weeks.

If you have achieved at least average grades in English and relevant subjects, the Standard Program will be suitable for you. You can start your study in January (40 weeks), July (38 weeks) or August (35 weeks). Our Certificate in Pre-Foundation Studies has been designed to prepare you for academic study at foundation level.
University Preparation & English Language Courses:

- Taylors Auckland Foundation Year (TAFY) with 2 program options:

*Intensive (Accelerated) Program: This 30-week program is ideal if you have superior grades in English & relevant subjects and want to fasttrack your pathway to University.

*Standard Program: Study English & 4 elective subjects. 35, 38 or 40 weeks.
*Certificate in Pre-Foundation Studies:
Prepares you for academic study at foundation level.

- Taylors English Language Preparation (TELP)