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Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 263 per week
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 11%
Institution type Public

About Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is recognised as one of the few New Zealand’s highest quality educational institution in the country that provides its students with a career-focused career. From their first intake into the institution, students are encouraged to break out of their comfort zone and embrace a more powerful version of themselves in terms of productivity, cognitive intelligence, and creativity in building a pathway to a prospective future career. Such matters are consistently supported and encouraged by instructors who have vast experience in the respective fields, strong and unquestionable commitment to work in creating a sustainable future for the younger generation.

To ensure that its students are connected to the current working industry, the Institution ensures that the qualifications are globally recognised for its merits. In fact, this Institution has also achieved numerous quality ratings from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority for several aspects, including their overall performance as an education provider and level of expertise among their lecturers in their respective industry. In general, students at Otago Polytechnic are not far away from being continuously updated on the current knowledge and skills.

There are approximately well over than 100 course programmes that cover from foundation, certificates and even postgraduate degrees, and students are given full exposure, and attention by their respective lecturers in a relatively small class size. With a closer-knit student-lecturer community, there are better quality staff-student interactions and educational experiences, and this was noted by the latest Australasian student survey.

Otago Polytechnic has mainly 3 branches across New Zealand and includes Dunedin, Central Otago, and Auckland. Education here can also be accessible to students via online as well as work-based learning and blended delivery options. Otago Polytechnic puts in effort in ensuring that students find little barriers to completing their studies here.


Courses available 114

Accounting & Finance 1 Agriculture Studies 10 Applied, Pure Sciences 4 Architecture, Building 6 Business, Management 21 Computer Science, IT 11 Creative Arts & Design 19 Education and Teaching 2 Engineering 10 English Language 11 Health and Medicine 18 Hotel Management & Hospitality 13 Sports Science 5


Reviews 2

I have been going there for a year and a half and I have learned so much already. The staff are friendly and always willing to help.
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Spent three years in this place. Studying or designing my way into a degree. Lectures are mostly friendly and will do a lot to ensure you succeed but will also give you ownership of your own learning. I liked the practicality of the courses, it made it relevant to the real world.
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