Whitireia Community Polytechnic

URBAN , SUB URBAN

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Bachelor of Applied Business Management

This program is for International students only.Program Outlinehelp students recognize the relevance..

Tution Fees: $18,250

Bachelor of Applied Business Studies

This program is for International students only.Program Outlinehelp students recognize the relevance..

Tution Fees: $18,250

Bachelor of Creativity (Digital Media) [Creative Technologies]

The first two years of the Bachelor of Creativity (Digital Media) provides a foundation of various d..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Bachelor of Creativity (Music)

Develop your instrument and musicianship skills to a high level through studying arranging, improvis..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts)

If you’ve completed a two-year Performing Arts diploma, you can gain the Bachelor of Creativity (Per..

Tution Fees: $23

Bachelor of Creativity (Visual Arts)

Focus on your discipline: jewelry, painting, printmaking, sculpture or photography. Create a body of..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Bachelor of Creativity (Writing)

The Bachelor of Creativity (Writing) will help develop your skills to produce a manuscript you can s..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic)

The Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) is run in conjunction with Wellington Free Ambulance and ..

Tution Fees: $22,950

Bachelor of Information Technology

Join the booming IT industry. Our students learn by building real software, apps, and products. Deve..

Tution Fees: $19,250

Bachelor of Nursing

Combination of theoretical and hands-on learning in hospital settings.Bachelor of Nursing is the Nur..

Tution Fees: $22,950

Bachelor of Social Work

The Bachelor of Social Work is an applied professional program with a focus on producing social work..

Tution Fees: $22,950

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Become a confident and competent early childhood teacher with an excellent understanding of theory a..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Graduate Diploma in Applied Arts

Undertake specialized study and practice in Visual Arts to extend your prior degree work, or explore..

Tution Fees: $19,950

Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies

Specialize in Management or Finance at our Porirua campus, or Marketing, Management, Finance and Hos..

Tution Fees: $18,500

Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing

Designed for experienced writers, you will work towards developing a manuscript – fiction, poetry, s..

Tution Fees: $19,950

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Whitireia New Zealand, previously called Whitireia Community Polytechnic (Maori: Te Kura Matatini o Whitireia) is a government owned and funded tertiary education institute in New Zealand. It has grown since its establishment in 1986 on the shores of Porirua Harbour, to have student numbers in excess of 13,500 with campuses in Auckland, Wellington, Kapiti and Porirua.

Currently more than 120 programmes from certificate courses to postgraduate degrees are offered that cover areas as diverse as film-making and music and nursing and journalism. All programmes offered by Whitireia are accredited and recognised by the government and offer a firm foundation for a relevant career to students.

The key factor that make it so popular for international students are the small class sizes and friendly, approachable teaching staff. Pathway opportunities allow students to enter programmes and staircase from certificate or diploma study and gain credits from undergraduate degrees. All programmes are of a practical and vocational nature offering students first hand industry experience with real-life projects.

Undergraduate qualifications

If you want to study towards a Bachelor Degree (excluding teaching degrees), Certificate of Proficiency, Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma, or Graduate Certificate or Diploma you must have one of the following:

•             IELTS Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Postgraduate qualifications

If you want to study towards a postgraduate qualification, eg a Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, or PhD you must have one of the following:

•             IELTS Academic with an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Evidence of successful completion of high school studies overseas or relevant recent tertiary study at Level 4 and/or relevant work experience (paid or unpaid); application considered on a case-by-case basis with entry granted at the discretion of the Faculty Dean

 

There are a range of accommodation options available to you when you study here.

We strongly recommend homestay accommodation when you first arrive. Homestay providers are carefully selected. A homestay experience is a great way to learn about New Zealand and its culture. You will be provided with a bedroom and you will share evening meals with your host family.

Other accommodation options available include rented accommodation either on your own or sharing with others and student hostel accommodation. A small amount of on-campus accommodation is available for international students who study at our Porirua campus.

Through the  strategic partnership with WelTec, students who study here  in Wellington and Porirua also have access to 222Willis, a safe and secure modern apartment style of student accommodation.

There are a range of scholarships available to students beginning or continuing their studies at Whitireia.

email info@whitireia.ac.nz for further information on scholarships and how to apply.

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Quick Facts


Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1986

CampusURBAN , SUB URBAN

Intake

Fees

Full-time UG & PG Fees 18,250 NZ$ to 22,000 NZ$ according to your course.

Cost of Living

For general living costs such as accommodation, food, books, clothing etc, it is impossible to provide an exact figure as all students are different and have different lifestyles. But a minimum of 15,500 NZ$ is estimated cost for a yearly expenses on accommodation, food, transport and social activities.

Ranking of Universities

World Ranking                    :         7540

Country Rank                       :        18

Presence                               :         7570

Impact                                   :          6949

Openness                             :           8250

Excellence                             :          5789

Address

Porirua Campus, 3 Wi Neera Drive, PORIRUA, Porirua City Centre, Wellington, New Zealand, 5022

University Website

http://www.whitireia.ac.nz