Unitec Institute of Technology


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Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management)

Program overviewAs a biodiversity management student, you’ll explore how ecosystems function and sup..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering

Keep pace with the advances in automotive technology and find out how international trends affect na..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management

The Transport Management specialization within the Bachelor of Applied Technology is a program for s..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Architectural Studies

Are you interested in architecture and urban design? This program is the first step towards a career..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

Accountants are pivotal to the successful functioning of businesses. They provide the numbers to ana..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Business (Finance)

This program prepares you for work in a company to manage the financial future of business, apply fi..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Business (Management)

Management is about relationships – the art and science of people and process. Study the Bachelor of..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) provides you with the knowledge and skills to successfully crea..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Computing Systems

Do you want an exciting role in the ever-changing computing industry? The Bachelor of Computing Syst..

Tution Fees: $22,500

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics)

The role of the Quantity Surveyor is diverse: evaluating subcontractor tenders and making recommenda..

Tution Fees: $24,000

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management)

Construction sites can involve hundreds of workers and millions of dollars of materials, and constru..

Tution Fees: $24,000

Bachelor of Construction (Property Development)

Property developers plan and carry out the purchase, development, and sale of new or existing proper..

Tution Fees: $24,000

Bachelor of Creative Enterprise

The Bachelor of Creative Enterprise is flexible in design, enabling you to adapt this qualification ..

Tution Fees: $22,500

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)

Develop the expertise for a career as an electronics engineer or electrical engineer and explore sub..

Tution Fees: $23,000

Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging)

The Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging) provides you with the clinical and theoretical know..

Tution Fees: $23,000

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Unitec Institute of Technology popularly known as Unitec is New Zealand’s largest technical education provider and home to over 20,000 students enrolled on various programmes. Unitec operates three campuses, one each at Mt. Albert, Waitakere and Albany. International students are eligible to apply to over 130 globally recognised programmes. These range from the certificate level to the doctoral level. . Applied technology (Trade) training is offered at certificate, diploma and degree level. Unitec is a member of the International Association of Universities.

 Be it acting, accounting, architecture, automotive engineering, construction management or event management; there is a perfectly designed course for every student.

Unitec has been a leader in applied tertiary education for over 30 years. From small beginnings, it has evolved into a dynamic and innovative institution that is redefining what an Institute of Technology should be . Unitec is recognised for its vocational and applied professional education and practically orientated research. Unitec is passionate about the transformative power of education and is an educational provider in tune with the changing needs of the global economy. Unitec programmes are career focused, industry recognised and full of hands-on experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our campuses spread across Auckland. 

English Language Requirements

IELTS OR EQUIVALENT    Each programme of study has specific IELTS requirements. Please check the programme page. IELTS requirements must be met before a full Offer can be given.

Certificate at Level 3       General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5

Certificate at Level 4       General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5

Certificate or Diploma at Level 5          Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5

Certificate or Diploma at Level 6 or 7 Degree at Level 7 Graduate Certificate or Diploma at Level 7

           Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5

Post graduate Certificate or Diploma at Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree at Level 8 Master's Degree at Level 9 Doctoral Degree at Level 10

           Academic Score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6

There may be additional requirements depending on the programme you would like to enrol in. Please check the specific programme page for additional requirements or contact the international office international@unitec.ac.nz

PRE-DEGREE       At least 55% average across 4 academic subjects in CBSE, HSC or ISC with at least 60% in English, or equivalent in other boards

BACHELORS        At least 70% average across 4 academic subjects in CBSE, HSC or ISC with at least 60% in English, or equivalent in other boards

POSTGRADUATE               Graduation with at least a 2nd Class/Division Pass from a Sector I or II institution (grading will differ depending on the institution where graduation was gained)

On campus

 Unitec has contracted Campus Living Villages (CLV) to provide accommodation options for students. Some accommodation will be on campus and some will be in nearby suburbs. Please contact CLV directly on their email: unitec@clv.co.nz. For up to date information, please check  website www.unitec.ac.nz/ why-choose-unitec/accommodation.

 Unitec offers a range of accommodation from studios to five-bedroom apartments, which are all self-catered. Each apartment (except for the studio) has a separate bedroom, lounge, bathroom (or two) and a well-equipped kitchen. You can choose to stay for a semester or a year.

 Unitec Residential Village on campus

This 134-bed apartment complex offers a mix of living options .

 Unitec Residential Village – Great North Road

This complex contains 34 selfcontained, fully-furnished apartments.

To apply online for the Residential Village, visit www.portal.clv.co.nz. Prices for the accommodation options are listed on the application form.

Off campus

 Stay with a homestay family All homestay students have their own room and are provided with two meals a day during the week and three meals a day at the weekends. The homestay information and application form can be found online at www.accommodation.unitec.ac.nz

Finding your own accommodation

 If you are looking for your own accommodation, please make sure you arrive in Auckland at least two weeks before your semester starts. Some houses, flats or apartments will not be furnished so you may need to purchase household items when you first move in. There is a huge variety of accommodation available. To secure this, you need to view the property and meet with the landlord to formally sign the tenancy agreement, so please do arrive in Auckland early! Tenancy and landlord details can be found on http://www.dbh.govt.nz/tenancy-agreement. A useful website for finding accommodation is www.trademe.co.nz. When selecting suburbs that are close to the Mt Albert campus, you can search for Kingsland, Mt Roskill, Mt Albert, Sandringham, Avondale and New Lynn.




New Zealand Scholarships

Formally NZAID Scholarships. There are various scholarships available that all have a cut-off date once a year, for your application to study in the following academic year.  Please check these dates carefully on their website http://www.aid.govt.nz/funding-and-contracts/scholarships

New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards

The New Zealand-ASEAN Scholar Awards (NZAS) recognise New Zealand's close cultural, economic, and geographic ties with Southeast Asia.  NZAS are offered for postgraduate level study and applications must be made through your home country.

New Zealand Development Scholarships

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development in your home country.  You can apply to Unitec for academic entry and if successful, we will forward your application for an NZDS scholarship.

The Skills Organisation - Short Term Training Awards

The Skills Organisation NZ - Short Term Training Awards (STTA) is funded under the New Zealand Aid Programme, the New Zealand Government's international aid and development programme. It is managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Please check the website for information on how to apply.


Quick Facts

Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1976




fees starts around 21,200 NZ$ and varies from course to course

Cost of Living

To give you some idea of what funds you need while you're living in Auckland which are in addition to your tuition fees, some examples are given below: Accommodation: NZ$8,000-10,000 per year Books:NZ$1,000 Miscellaneous: NZ$4,000 So in total, you need to budget for NZ$15,000 per year as per the Immigration New Zealand student visa requirements

Ranking of Universities

World Ranking                     :         2467

Country Rank                       :          9


Mt Albert Campus, Carrington Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand, 1025

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