Study in 2023

More for your future

Study can help you get more out of life. More opportunity and more flexibility for you and your whānau. It’s more possible than you think.

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More options: a new qualification gives you adaptability to the changing job market.

More skills: hands-on learning means you gain the practical experience employers value.

More growth: more opportunity whether it means a promotion or beginning a new career.

More choice: whatever your goals, we have a qualification to get you there.

More confidence: once you’ve done the work, you have the skills. Go boldly into your future.

Why study?

  1. It’s more flexible
    You can study on campus, online, or on the job. With a variety of short courses, part-time, and full-time options available, study can fit around your lifestyle.
  2. It’s more affordable
    Don’t let the cost of education put you off – explore the funding options that are available to you.
  3. It’s more possible
    We’re with you every step of the way with a variety of student support services.

“Otago Polytechnic had the best graduate stats, post graduate stats, and employment stats. I was ecstatic when I was accepted. The resources there are amazing, and there’s a really good mix of theoretical and practical.”

Ann Gutsell

Bachelor of Nursing Graduate

Featured qualifications

Art
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts - Study at our renowned Dunedin School of Art and explore your creativity in our eight unique studio disciplines - ceramics, electronic arts, jewellery and metalsmithing, print, photography, painting, sculpture and textiles.  
Business
Education
Food & Hospitality

Begin your journey in the hospitality and culinary arts industry. These qualifications will open doors to exciting industries with a huge range of job opportunities in restaurants, bars, cafés, catering companies, vineyards, or hotels. 

Gym & Personal Training
Hairdressing
Horticulture

Dunedin campus

Grow your skills in horticulture in the student capital of New Zealand and one of the country’s best centres of learning. 

Cromwell campus

Information Technology
Social Services
Trades & pre-trades

Learn the basis of the trade and know your way around the tools needed to work as a professional in the industry. Our qualifications are designed to provide you with a head-start for a future apprenticeship. This is a great place to start if you want to gain confidence in your skills and abilities. 

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