2016 International Prospectus - Edugat

 
2016 International Prospectus - Edugat
2016
International
Prospectus

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     CATEGORY
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As an international student at Nelson Marlborough
              Institute of Technology (NMIT) you’ll enjoy a world
               class education in one of the most beautiful and
                        dynamic regions of New Zealand.
                 Students choose NMIT for its outstanding facilities, wide range of programmes from
             certificate to postgraduate level and high standards of achievement - NMIT is rated Category
             1 status, the highest possible, by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Our programmes
             are designed with industry to create work-ready graduates that meet local and international
               job market needs. We have been educating successful graduates since 1905. Our newest
            campus is our Global Campus in Auckland in partnership with Skills Update Training Institute.
              As a NMIT graduate your qualification is internationally recognised and will serve you well
            wherever you are in the world – I know you’ll find the future you deserve, right here, at NMIT.

2   TONY GRAY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE
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Contents
NMIT – a world class choice                             4            Take your learning journey with us                                16
Meet our international team                             5            Entry requirements guide                                          38
NMIT campuses                                           6            Programme guide                                                   39
Our regions                                             8            Fees, charges and refunds                                         40
Things to see and do                                   10            Costs and budgeting advice                                        41
Accommodation                                           11           Helpful information                                               42
Design your own learning                               12            How to apply                                                      43
Study Abroad, working while studying
and internships                                        14

English      p18        Business             p20   Creative           p22    Engineering p24 Health &                            p26
Language                                           Industries                                Wellbeing
& Foundation            ACCOUNTING                 DIGITAL DESIGN &          AVIATION                        NURSING
FOUNDATION PROGRAMMES   MARKETING                  PHOTOGRAPHY               CIVIL                           COUNSELLING
ENGLISH LANGUAGE        MANAGEMENT                 VISUAL ARTS & DESIGN      MARINE                          SOCIAL WORK
                                                                                                             BEAUTY & BODY THERAPY
                                                                                                             FITNESS

                                                                                                                   Visit nmit.ac.nz
                                                                                                                   to apply online

Information p30         Primary              p32   Tourism &           p34   Hospitality          p36
Technology              Industries                 Travel
HARDWARE & NETWORKING   AQUACULTURE                ADVENTURE TOURISM         COOKERY
INFORMATION SYSTEMS     CONSERVATION               TOURISM & TRAVEL          HOSPITALITY
SOFTWARE & WEB          VITICULTURE & WINE                                   SUPERYACHT
DEVELOPMENT

                                                                                  TRAVEL TIMES
                                                                                  By air (direct flights):
                                                                                  Auckland > Nelson               1 hour 15 minutes     839 km
                                                                                  Wellington > Nelson             25 minutes            206 km
                                                                                  Auckland > Blenheim             1 hour 20 minutes     760 km
                                                                                  Wellington > Blenheim           25 minutes            127 km
                                                                                  By car:
                                                                                  Nelson > Blenheim               1 hour 30 minutes     114 km
                                                                                  Woodbourne > Blenheim           10 minutes            8.5 km
                                                                                  Nelson > Christchurch           5 hours 30 minutes    416 km
                                                                                  Marlborough > Christchurch      5 hours               362 km
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NMIT – a world class choice

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    The highest                            Fast track your                        Credible                              Industry savvy
    NZQA approved                          student visa                           industry links,                       tutors
    qualifications                                                                placements &
                                                                                  internships
    All one hundred qualifications         NMIT has been selected by              Our programmes are developed          NMIT employs an impressive
    offered by NMIT from certificate to    Immigration New Zealand to             in consultation, and delivered in     range of experienced, industry-
    postgraduate level are approved        offer streamlined visa processing      partnership, with local companies,    savvy teaching and support staff,
    at the highest Category 1 standard     under the Industry Partnership         organisations and industries. This    from a wide range of countries.
    by the New Zealand Qualifications      Pilot (IPP). This means you could      ensures your qualification will       The NMIT staff professional
    Authority (NZQA).                      receive your student visa within       provide you with the knowledge,       development programme ensures
    NMIT qualifications are                five working days.                     skills and experience for your        staff skills and methods in
    internationally recognised and                                                career or further study, whether      teaching and learning remain
    compare with leading educational                                              it’s in New Zealand or overseas.      current with international best
    institutions all around the world.                                            Gain real-life, hands-on              practice.
                                                                                  experience and valuable industry
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                                                                                  contacts through work placements
    CATEGORY                                                                      or internships on many of NMIT’s
                                                                                  programmes.

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    Award-winning                          Graduate                               International                         Government
    facilities &                           approval                               perspective                           owned
    technologies                           rates

    With over NZ$43 million invested       99% of international                   NMIT has been welcoming               NMIT is a government institute.
    in recent years in a range of          students say that their                international students for over       Not only are we funded by
    modern teaching facilities, NMIT                                              two decades, which makes us           government, but all our
    has the infrastructure to deliver a    experience of NMIT                     very experienced in supporting        qualifications are approved by
    world class education.                 met or exceeded their                  your needs.                           the New Zealand Qualifications
    Whether it’s our award-winning         expectations.*                         Students from 35 different nations    Authority (NZQA).
    Creative Industries building, or the   Our students and graduates             choose to study here each year –      NMIT was established in 1905 and
    very latest Kongsberg maritime         are proof of our culture of            one in five students on campus        is one of New Zealand’s oldest
    simulation software suite, you’re      achievement and excellence - it’s      are from overseas – the perfect       institutes.
    learning in excellent environments     the kind of real feedback that tells   mix to learn new skills in a new
    with the very latest equipement.       us NMIT delivers for its students.     culture, with plenty of like-minded
                                           *First Impressions Survey 2015         people. In 2015 we opened our
                                                                                  new Global Campus in Auckland
                                                                                  that specialises in meeting the
                                                                                  needs of international students.

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Meet our international team

  Jo Keane             Virat Vij                   Rohit Reddy                Toby Yin
  INTERNATIONAL        INTERNATIONAL               MARKETING MANAGER –        MARKETING MANAGER
  MARKET MANAGER       MARKET MANAGER              GLOBAL CAMPUS              – GLOBAL CAMPUS

  Angela Scott         Super Zhang                 Warwick Paice              Jun Lu
  INFORMATION AND      INTERNATIONAL ENROLMENTS    INTERNATIONAL ENROLMENTS   CHINA PROJECT
  ENROLMENTS MANAGER   ADMINISTRATOR               ADMINISTRATOR              CO-ORDINATOR

  Jane Chamberlain     Marie Johnstone             Marie Sweet
  CULTURAL ADVISOR –   CULTURAL ADVISOR –          CULTURAL ADVISOR –
  INTERNATIONAL        INTERNATIONAL               INTERNATIONAL

                                                  For more, explore
                                                  nmit.ac.nz
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Nelson Campus
           NMIT’s main campus is located
           in Nelson’s vibrant city centre.
           Known for its festivals, markets
           and lifestyle, you’ll join around
           4,000 other students who have
           also chosen to study in Nelson
           at NMIT.

    The centre of                         Award-winning Vibrant onsite                                              Library Learning
    the city                              learning spaces student life                                              Centre
    NMIT’s campus location means          NMIT offers diverse and modern       Our main campus takes up a           The three level Library Learning
    quick and easy access to the cafés,   learning environments, including     whole city block and is an open      Centre (LLC) is our busy onsite
    bars and shopping in Nelson city.     the Creative Industries building     and safe environment. Enjoy          learning centre - a great place to
    You’re never far from the action      (a fully digitally equipped arts,    great service at NMIT’s café and     study, research or work together.
    - whether you prefer city life, or    design and media facility) and the   recreation centre, and relax with    Downstairs you’ll find the
    a break in one of the many city       purpose-built Applied Technology     a coffee in our park-like campus     Fishbowl Computer Café where
    parks and public spaces nearby.       building (including the latest       grounds. Grab a couple of mates      you can access your online course
                                          trades workshop spaces and           for a quick basketball game on the   material or surf the internet. With
    Getting around is easy, especially
                                          Kongsberg maritime simulation        new all-weather sports turf, or      campus-wide free WIFI you’re
    on a bike, or using our recently
                                          technologies).                       check in with the team at SANITI -   online anywhere in an instant.
    upgraded public bus system.
                                                                               our student association.

    Quick facts
       Nelson Tasman             Population: 93,000+,        Tasman is New Zealand’s         Nelson was established in         Nelson is the largest
       is New Zealand’s          with 46,000 living in       second fastest growing          1841 and is New Zealand’s         deep sea fishing port
       sunniest region           Nelson City                 region                          second oldest city                in Australasia

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The waterways of the
Marlborough is            Population: 45,000,             Marlborough campuses           Havelock is the green             Marlborough Sounds
a famous wine             with around 30,000              are a 90 minute drive          lipped mussel capital             make up one fifth of
growing region            living in Blenheim City         from Nelson                    of the world                      New Zealand’s coastline

Quick facts

Location &                            World class                         RNZAF Base                             Café & Library
facilities                            wine making                         Woodbourne

Specialising in viticulture and       Marlborough is famous around        This key national airforce base        Take some important time out
programmes that support local         the world for its Sauvignon Blanc   situated on the Royal New Zealand      at our onsite café, or browse
industry, NMIT’s Marlborough          wine. This region produces 77%      Air Force (RNZAF) Base, beside         the books and databases in our
Campus is the smaller of the          of the country's grape harvest      the main civilian airport, houses      library - you’ll find the right
institute's two South Island          with over 168 wine producers and    NMIT’s Aircraft Maintenance            spaces to study and relax right
campuses. About 20 minutes walk       568 independent growers. It’s the   and Engineering programmes -           here on campus. You’re also
from Blenheim city centre, this       perfect base for our viticulture    delivering our students hands-on       online instantly with free campus-
attractive campus has an onsite       programme’s state-of-art winery,    learning experiences in a real-        wide WIFI.
vineyard, hair salon, beauty salon,   laboratories, onsite vineyard and   world environment.
trades and carpentry workshops,       sensory wine tasting room.
library and café.

                                                                                                  Marlborough &
                                                                                                  Woodbourne
                                                                                                  Campuses
                                                                                                  From the breathtaking beauty of
                                                                                                  the Marlborough Sounds to its
                                                                                                  rugged mountain ranges, fertile
                                                                                                  plains, intricate waterways and
                                                                                                  thriving aviation, aquaculture
                                                                                                  and viticulture industries,
                                                                                                  Marlborough has a lot to offer
                                                                                                  with its water, wilderness
                                                                                                  and wine.
     Students get hands on in the state-of-the-art wine laboratory,
IMAGE:

beside the onsite vineyard at Marlborough Campus.
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The top of the South Island has beautiful natural
    environments and a sunny climate

                                                         Our regional economy is driven by
                                                         growing, internationally significant
                                                         industries.
                                                         From food production and science (in
                                                         aquaculture, seafood, horticulture and
                                                         viticulture) to transport and construction
                                                         (aviation, engineering and maritime) to
                                                         tourism, along with a long established
                                                         creative arts community and exciting IT,
                                                         retail and service sectors - NMIT is well
        The centre of NZ                                 placed to benefit from the expertise and                    Our economy
                                                         experience of local industry.

    Nelson Marlborough is located in
    the centre of New Zealand - the
    perfect location to really get to know                                                                    With three national parks nearby
    our country.                                                                                              – from the sandy beaches of Abel
    New Zealand is formed of two islands,
                                                                                                              Tasman, to the deep native forest of
    with a 3.5 hour ferry boat ride between                                                                   Kahurangi and the alpine landscape of
    Wellington and Picton. Wellington is the                                                                  Nelson Lakes – plus the unforgettable
    capital city of New Zealand at the bottom of                                                              Marlborough Sounds, it’s easy to get
    North Island and Picton is in South Island,
                                                                                                              out into wide open spaces.
    30 minutes away from NMIT's Marlborough
    campus in Blenheim.                                                                                       Take your pick of the very best outdoor
                                                                                                              adventures, either relaxing or action-packed.
                                                                                                              As one of the world’s top kayaking
                                                             Our environment                                  destinations, there’s plenty of coastline to
                                                                                                              explore at weekends. In winter, Rainbow
                                                                                                              Ski Area has a range of runs, and the Buller
                                                                                                              River further south offers year round white
                                                                                                              water rafting action.

                                                      The Nelson Marlborough region offers huge variety of cultural events and
                                                      destinations – from the arts, to music and sport.
                                                      There’s plenty to explore all year round. Discover the huge range of wineries and craft
                                                      breweries nearby. Explore the work of our world renowned artists and craftspeople. Visit our
                                                      provincial museums showcasing our rich local Ma-ori culture and European history.
                                                      We are also home to several arts, music and film festivals and local sports teams:
                                                      • Nelson Arts Festival (October) – a showcase of the latest in drama, comedy and music
                                                        performers from around the world
                                                      • The Nelson School of Music Winter Festival (July) entertains with local and international
                                                        musicians
                                                      • Marchfest Beer Festival (March) celebrates our love of finely brewed craft beer and music
                                                      • Support our local sports teams; the Tasman Makos rugby team and the Nelson Giants
              Our culture                               basketball team
                                                      • Nelson's Light Festival in July is a magical, free evening event that also extends onto NMIT's
                                                        Nelson campus.

    New Zealand quick facts
       Population: 4,539,640             Ethnicity: European 67.6%, Ma-ori 14.6%,                 Official language: English and Ma-ori
                                         Pacific Islander 6.9%, Asian 9.2%, Other 12%             (with English being the main language)

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Auckland is New Zealand's main commercial
hub and largest city

                                                                                                      NMIT's Global Campus Auckland
                                                                                                      location means quick and easy
                                                                                                      access to the cafés, bars, shopping
                                                                                                      and services of Auckland city.
                                                                                                      You are never far from the action – whether
                                                                                                      you prefer city life or a break in one of the
                                                                                                      many city parks and public spaces nearby.
                                                                                                      Getting around is easy by public transport.
                                                                                                      You will study in a modern learning
                Global Campus in Auckland                                                             environment, designed to meet the unique
                                                                                                      needs of international students.

Auckland is a vibrant city where the                                                                  Auckland is the economic capital
‘show never stops’.                                                                                   of New Zealand.
Shopping and entertainment includes                                                                   One third of New Zealand's population,
dining, cafes, movies, cinemas, theatres,                                                             or 1.5 million people, live in the city. With
museums and galleries, parks and zoos,                                                                Auckland providing 35% of the national
beaches, gaming venues and fitness centres.                                                           GDP, there are plentiful employment and
The city hosts New Zealand’s major music                                                              educational opportunities.
concerts and sporting events. Explore the
                                                                                                      Auckland also has New Zealand's largest
city by bus, train, ferry and taxis.
                                                                                                      international airport.

                                                            Multicultural
                                                            quality living                               Economic capital
     Vibrant city life
                                                                                                         of New Zealand
                                                      Auckland is the most multicultural
                                                      city in New Zealand with almost two
                                                      in five Aucklanders born overseas.
                                                      In 2014 the Mercer Quality of Living Survey
                                                      ranked Auckland as the 3rd best place in the
                                                      world for its quality of life.

                  Our Global Campus is run in partnership
                                                                                  For more, explore
                  with Skills Update Training Institute.                          nmit.ac.nz
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Lots to see and do

     New Zealand is the
     perfect playground.
     The Nelson
     Marlborough region                                   Kite surfing                Shopping               Enjoy a brew                 Movies

     has high sunshine
     hours and a huge
     range of activities in
     and around the city.
                                                                Golf                   Festivals            Skiing/snow fun                Hiking
     In addition to the on-campus events provided
     by NMIT’s student association and NMIT, you
     can enjoy a number of great things to do.

                                                         Winery tours                 Night life            Mountain biking                Sport

                                                         Rock climbing             Sea Kayaking                   Sailing              Swimming

      Join in. Play sport.
     Kiwis love their sport. It’s easy to get involved   There are huge numbers of clubs and facilities     For more information about the sports on offer
     in many sports, either with friends or by           on offer in our region including basketball,       in our region check out sporttasman.org.nz,
     joining clubs. Students can choose to train         tennis, softball, orienteering, horse riding and   marlborough.govt.nz, sportauckland.org.nz and
     with a local football, netball, cricket or rugby    sailing to name just a few.                        sportnz.org.nz
     team; become members of a local gym or golf
     club; or take a dip in the sea, rivers or public
     swimming pools.

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Accommodation
NMIT learner services can organise your accommodation in a
homestay. We also provide a free airport pick-up service for all
                                                                                                                                Don’t forget to let us
international students.                                                                                                          know when you are
If you require on-campus accommodation or commercial                                                                          arriving (at least three
                                                                                                                              days beforehand). We
accommodation, i.e. backpacker hostel or private rooms, we can                                                               can organise an airport
advise on suitable providers. You will need to book with them directly.                                                              pick up for you.

Homestay                                         Rent a room/house                                   On-campus
(Nelson and Marlborough)                         (Nelson and Marlborough)                            (Nelson Campus only)

NZ$240 FULL                                      FROM   NZ$150 - 200 PER WEEK                        FROM   NZ$150 - 210 PER WEEK
                                                 FOR A ROOM
NZ$180 INDEPENDENT
Live with a New Zealand family in your own       Many students decide to rent a house or room        Nikau Apartments are independently owned and
furnished room and become part of the family.    with friends and fellow students. On arrival,       operated. You must book directly with Nikau
• Improve and practice your English              the student support team is able to provide you     Apartments. See nikauapartments.co.nz
                                                 with a list of websites and rental agencies for     • Live with other students in one, two, three or
• Learn new cultural experiences
                                                 you to arrange your own accommodation.                four bedroom apartments
• Full Homestay includes breakfast, dinner and
  lunch on weekends, costs NZ$240 per week       The cost would range from approximately             • Convenient access to your classes, the Library
                                                 $110-$200 per week for a room, plus the costs         Learning Centre (LLC), the campus and a 2
• Independent Homestay, buy and cook your
                                                 of electricity, telephone, internet and food.         minute walk to the city
  own food, costs NZ$180 per week
                                                                                                     • Modern, comfortable and student-friendly
• Internet included
• Homestay families are selected in accordance
                                                 Backpacker hostel                                   • Your own furnished apartment with a
                                                                                                       bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen to cook
  with the New Zealand Code of Practice for      & private rooms                                       your own food
  the Pastoral Care of International Students    (Nelson and Marlborough)
                                                                                                     • Shared laundry facilities, internet connections
• Under-18 homestays include breakfast, lunch
  and dinner, and cost NZ$250 per week.          NZ$30 - $115 PER NIGHT                                available, and a common room
  International students under 18 years of age                                                       • Power and Internet costs are additional
                                                 To book these you will need to access their
  are required to stay in approved under-18      websites directly. The providers require a credit   • 14 apartments in three blocks (42 apartments
  homestay accommodation.                        card deposit. NMIT cultural advisors can advise       available).
                                                 on suitable providers and the different options
                                                 available.

        Accommodation pricing in
        Auckland is approximately
        25% higher than Nelson.

          Nikau Apartments,
     IMAGE:                                                                     For more, explore
     located on Nelson Campus.                                                  nmit.ac.nz
Design your own learning                                                                                               THE ACADEMIC YEAR
                                                                                                                            The academic year runs from 22
                                                                                                                            February to 25 November 2016
                                                                                                                            and consists of two 17 week
                                                                                                                            semesters. All programmes
                                                                                                                            listed are inclusive of holidays.

                                                                                     POSTGRADUATE
                                                                                  CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA
     NMIT offers certificate,                                                     LEVEL 8 • FROM 6 TO 18 MONTHS
                                                                                                                            Already have
     diploma, degree, graduate                                                                                              a degree?
     diploma and postgraduate                                                                                               Many of our students
     programmes that allow you to                                                                                           already have a degree, and
                                                                                                                            come to NMIT to study for
     progress on to the next level of                                             GRADUATE DIPLOMA                          internationally recognised
                                                                                                                            graduate diploma or
     study or your chosen career.                                                       LEVEL 7 • 1 YEAR
                                                                                                                            postgraduate qualifications.

                                                                                                                            Already half way
                                                                                                                            through your
                                                                                           DEGREE
                                                                                  LEVEL 7 • FROM 3 TO 3.5 YEARS
                                                                                                                            study?
                                                                                                                            Did you know many of our
                                    DIPLOMA                                                                                 international students are
                                                                                                                            already studying for their
                                  LEVEL 6 • 2 YEARS
                                                                                                                            qualification, and can choose
                                                                                                                            to complete part or all of their
                                                                                                                            qualifications at NMIT? Contact
                                                                                                                            international@nmit.ac.nz for
                           DIPLOMA                                                                                          more information.

                  LEVEL 5 • FROM 1 TO 2 YEARS

                                                                                                                            It’s easy to
                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                 FOUNDATION                       progress to an
                                    LEVELS 1 - 5                                                   Level 4
                                                                                                                            even higher
                                                                                                                            qualification
      Need to improve your English or study skills to study                           Build on the knowledge and
      at certificate, diploma, degree or postgraduate level?                          experience that you already have      So many qualifications at
                                                                                      to maximise your learning.            NMIT are designed to make
      Often one of the main benefits to     If so, you can enrol on one               Individually tailored courses let     it easy to gain even higher
      study in New Zealand is the chance    of NMIT’s English language                you focus on the skills you need      qualifications.
      to transform your English language    programmes and gain entry to              to learn for your future, whether
      skills.                               many of our certificate, diploma or       you want to study Nursing,
                                                                                                                            For example, if you wish to
                                            degree programmes without having          Engineering, Social Sciences,
      Perhaps you need some English         to do an external English language        Business, Art or IT or get a better   gain a degree, we can design
      language training before starting     test.                                     job in New Zealand.                   your learning pathway to
      your academic study in
                                                                                      Successful completion of our
                                                                                                                            ensure you reach your goal as
      New Zealand?                                                                                                          quickly as possible.
                                                                                      foundation programme will give
                                                                                      you direct entry onto many of
                                                                                      NMIT's diplomas and degrees           For assistance designing your
                                                                                      without having to do another          study programme, contact
                                                                                      assessment.                           international@nmit.ac.nz.

                                    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: See page 38.

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Visit immigration.govt.nz to find out what
               essential skills are in demand in the
               New Zealand job market.

“I would recommend the Bachelor of Arts and Media programme to anyone who
wants to learn art and take advantage of a natural and cultural environment. I met
wonderful people and it was a great environment to be able to concentrate on my
study.”

Chika Matsuda, Japan
BACHELOR OF ARTS AND MEDIA (VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN), NOW A SELF-EMPLOYED ARTIST IN JAPAN
Visit nmit.ac.nz for more.

Julia was picked up from the bus station when she arrived by an NMIT staff member,
which she found very helpful. “If you really like the international environment and
small class sizes where it is very personal, definitely come to NMIT in New Zealand.”

Julia Leitz, Germany
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE - STUDY ABROAD
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“It was a nice experience as an international student because they conducted so
many international events and trips that helped make us fully relaxed and enjoy the
beauty of Nelson. We got great support.”

Sinto Davis, India
REGISTERED NURSE – CERTIFICATE IN NURSING (COMPETENCE ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME)
ERNEST RUTHERFORD RETIREMENT VILLAGE
Visit nmit.ac.nz for more.

“I can say that the arrangement for homestay is excellent. I lived at a homestay and
was so blessed that I could get a very loving Kiwi family and friendly international
students. I can tell that NMIT has provided an excellent service for their students.”

Julia Tanurdjaja, Indonesia
DIPLOMA IN VITICULTURE AND WINE PRODUCTION
MARLBOROUGH WINE INDUSTRY AS CELLAR HAND, VINEYARD WORKER AND LAB TECHNICIAN
Visit nmit.ac.nz for more.

“The tutors were really approachable, friendly and helpful." Padam is excited about
his new role and says he would definitely recommend the NMIT course to “cousins
and friends” back home. “This is the job I always wanted and I am happy with it. I
also love the working environment here and my workmates.”

Padam Prashad Adhikari, Nepal
CERTIFICATE IN AERONAUTICAL MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING
AIRCRAFT FITTER - ADHIKARI PACIFIC AEROSPACE
Visit nmit.ac.nz for more.

                                            For more, explore
                                            nmit.ac.nz
Working                          The main purpose of a student visa is to allow
                                      international students to study full-time in
                                      New Zealand. However, depending on your
                                                                                         In New Zealand there are laws to protect
                                                                                         our workers, and this includes international
                                                                                         students. Find out more about your rights and

     and study
                                      study programme you may have an opportunity        responsibilities working in New Zealand
                                      to work while you study.                           at nzstudywork.com.
                                      Many students find part-time employment in         For those eligible to work, the following
                                      the hospitality and service industries including   websites can be very helpful:
     As an international student      restaurants, bars and supermarkets.
                                                                                         > seek.co.nz
     in New Zealand you may be        NMIT's student association, SANITI, has a
                                                                                         > trademe.co.nz
     able to work up to 20 hours a    full-time Employment Coordinator to support
                                      students to find work by offering CV writing       > sjs.co.nz (Student Job Search).
     week and full-time during the    and interview skills training as well as up-to-
     scheduled breaks.                date local job news.

                                      The current adult minimum wage rates (before tax) that apply for employees aged 16 or over are:
                                      NZ$14.75 an hour, which is NZ$295 for a 20 hour week, or NZ$590 for a 40 hour week.

     Study Abroad
     NMIT has a number of             Study Abroad students are integrated               Applicants to the NMIT’s Study Abroad
                                      into regular classes with local and other          programme must meet usual programme
     partnerships with institutions   international students and have the opportunity    entry requirements.
     around the world where           to study for one semester, a full academic year
                                                                                         Study Abroad is available in a number of
                                      or, in some cases, individual course modules.
     students come to NMIT for part                                                      programme areas and fees are available on
                                      Credit transfer arrangements between NMIT          request. Please email international@nmit.ac.nz
     of their study programme.        and the student’s institution should be agreed     for more details.
                                      prior to the student’s departure for
                                      New Zealand.

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Global partner institutions                                                            China - Study in New Zealand and China
                                                                                              > China Agriculture University Yantai Academy,
                                                                                                Shandong Province
       Sweden - Study Abroad in New Zealand      Sri Lanka - Chartered Institute of           > Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing
       > KulturTurism, Lidköping                 Management Accountants (CIMA)                > Hunan University of Technology, Hunan
                                                                                                Province
       Germany - Study Abroad in New Zealand     Austria - Exchange Programme                 > Hubei Polytechnic University, Hubei Province
       and Germany                               > Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol
                                                                                              > Zhejiang Water Resource and Electric Power
       > Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg                                                     University, Zhejiang Province
         - all locations                         Japan - Study in New Zealand                 > College of Science & Technology of Nanchang
                                                 Tokyo       > JF Oberlin University            Hangkong University, Jiangxi Province
       India - Ocean Education Research Centre   		          > Kanagawa University            > Guangdong Engineering Polytechnic,
       (OERC) for Marine Programmes              Fukuoka     > Seinan Jo Gakuin University      Guangdong Province

                                                                                                                                               <

Internships
For many years, NMIT has                          a recognised institution and demonstrate                           My internship with an adventure
                                                  an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or                           tour operator was great. It was
organised internship placements                   equivalent.                                                        not what I expected, it was even
in leading local businesses                       Applicants will be required to attend an                            better! My tasks allowed me to
for international students and                    interview and there are limited spaces                                really show my strengths and
                                                  available.                                                        improve my skills. I could also be
graduates.                                                                                                            creative and I learnt some new
                                                  The internship charge of NZ$1,500 includes
Interns have the opportunity to gain valuable                                                                          marketing and sales methods.
                                                  accommodation placement, orientation, access
hands-on international business experience,
                                                  to activities and all NMIT services.
improve their English and gain a unique                                                                                               Christine Busshardt
insight into ‘Kiwi’ culture.                      Please email international@nmit.ac.nz for                                                          INTERN
                                                  more details or visit nmit.ac.nz.
NMIT interns must be studying a degree from
                                                  SEARCH: INTERNS.
a partner institution or hold a degree from

                                                                                      For more, explore
                                                                                      nmit.ac.nz
Take your learning journey with us
     Our friendly team will support your learning right through to
     graduation and beyond.

      >   Orientation                              >   Library Learning Centre
     On your first day, you will meet             The Library Learning Centre (LLC) on the
     student services staff and attend a fun      Nelson Campus provides library services,
     presentation designed to help you settle     computing, photocopying, audio-visual
     into your new city and your studies at       and study facilities to support all your
     NMIT.                                        learning and research needs. The
                                                  collection consists of books, journals,
     The student advisor will accompany you
                                                  electronic databases and audio-visual
     on a campus tour and introduce you to
                                                  resources.
     the student association and key members
     of staff.                                    There are a range of study spaces
                                                  available, including computer suites,
     You will also be given an orientation of
                                                  a training seminar room, small study
     your new local area. We can help you to
                                                  rooms and a computer café with after
     set up a bank account. You’ll be shown
                                                  hours access.
     where the doctor and police station
     are located as well as shops and other       Students studying at the
     important services.                          Marlborough Campus (or by
                                                  distance), can easily access
     Orientation sessions may also cover:
                                                  resources from the LLC.
     • Job search advice
     • 'Kiwi' culture                             There is a learning hub, with a
     • New Zealand Police and the law             break out room and computer
     • Driving regulations and owning a car.      café as well as a small library on
                                                  the Marlborough Campus.
     NMIT’s student association SANITI,
     also runs a series of lively events and
     gatherings in the days after your arrival.    >   Computers
                                                       and internet
      >   Information and                         NMIT has several fully equipped
          enrolments                              computer centres with around 400
                                                  computers for student use across
     The Information and Enrolment Centre
                                                  NMIT's campuses.
     provides centralised processing in
     applications, enrolment, re-enrolment,       All students have free and unlimited
     withdrawals, transfers and refunds for all   access to the Internet on campus and
     students.                                    will be provided with their own email
                                                  address.
     The team will also assist you with visa
     applications and medical or travel
     insurance.                                    >   Activity programme
     Feel free to contact us at
                                                  Enjoy free or discounted activities such
     international@nmit.ac.nz.
                                                  as beach trips, barbeques, outdoor
                                                  adventure experiences and shopping
                                                  trips. Contact international@nmit.ac.nz
                                                  for more information.

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At NMIT we’ve been taking care of international students for more
      than 20 years. We know the support services you need and trained
     staff are on hand to discuss any concerns or queries you may have."
                                                                      Student Support Services

 >   Student support
NMIT's Cultural Advisors are        • Pacific Island support             The Student Services team
on hand to assist you with the      • Relationship issues                are located in the Library
following:                          • Access to free counselling         Learning Centre (LLC),
• Adjustment to student life        • Career guidance                    Nelson Campus and on the
• Connections to people of your     • Referrals to community and         Marlborough Campus. They
   culture                            government agencies                can be contacted by emailing
• Balancing your study              • Health concerns and medical        studentsupporthelp@nmit.ac.nz.
   with work and family               referrals.
   commitments

 >   Learning support
The learning advisors are here      Our tutors can help you with:         • Time management
to advise and assist you with       • Computer skills                     • Research skills.
any aspect of your learning.        • Interview training                  You can make an appointment
The team offers one-to-one          • CV writing                          with the appropriate tutor
training as well as a range         • Maths                               in regards to general skills,
of seminars or small group          • Learning styles                     academic writing or maths,
training sessions.                  • Writing skills                      or download one of our many
                                    • Planning essays or                  hand-outs from the student hub
Their aim is to help students to
                                      assignments                         of the NMIT website.
become independent effective
learners.

 >   Off-campus counselling services
NMIT students have access           throughout                           Find out more about free
to a free counselling service       New Zealand. Translation             counselling sessions at
which offers you independent        services are available.              ocp.co.nz.
counsellors and psychologists

 >   IT support
NMIT provides an IT help            logins, passwords and printing.      This is in addition to our IT
service for all students. You       If you need IT support, you          Helpdesk service station,
can access advice and               can call free from your mobile       located on the ground floor of
assistance regarding all the        phone, or use one of the on          the Library Learning Centre (LLC).
usual IT requirements such as       campus Help Point phones.

 >   SANITI
SANITI is your fun, friendly        and Woodbourne Campuses              For further information about
and independent student             regularly.                           SANITI like them on Facebook:
association; providing events       SANITI is run by students.           facebook.com/SANITINZ or visit
and services to NMIT students       Their services include events,       their website saniti.org.nz.
on all campuses. The team is        support, advocacy, assistance
located on the Nelson Campus        with employment and an
and visits the Marlborough          effective voice for students.

 >   Graduating
Graduations are the most           achievement and hard work,          NMIT has two Nelson
important days in NMIT’s           combining academic formality        graduations, a Marlborough
calendar.                          with the celebration of you as      graduation, the Te Toki Pakohe
The ceremonies are                 a graduate, your families and       graduation and there will also
recognition of your                friends.                            be an Auckland graduation.
English
                                                                                                            Language &
                                                                                                            Foundation
                                                                                                            Often one of the main benefits to
                                                                                                            study in New Zealand is the chance to
                                                                                                            transform your English language skills.
                                                                                                            Perhaps you need some English
                                                                                                            language or foundation studies
                                                                                                            training before starting your academic
                                                                                                            study in New Zealand?
                                                                                                            If so you can enrol on one of NMIT’s
                                                                                                            English language or foundation
                                                                                                            programmes and gain entry to many
                                                                                                            of our certificate, diploma or degree
                                                                                                            programmes without having to do an
                                                                                                            external English language test.

                                                                                     ENGLISH LANGUAGE

     Foundation                             English Language                       NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
     Programmes
                                                                                     LEVELS                           1-5     FULL TIME                18 WEEKS
                                                                                     CAMPUS                        A N        FEES*             NZ$375 PER WEEK
     NMIT’s Foundation Studies              NMIT’s English Language                  STARTS             MULTIPLE INTAKES
     programmes enable you to improve       programme has developed a great
     and perfect your study, presentation   reputation, in New Zealand and
     and communication skills.              overseas, for its quality.             On your first day as a student at            already have, and build on this to
                                                                                   NMIT you complete an English                 maximise your learning.
     As a student you will be guided        The programme aims to identify and     language assessment which helps              The different strands we offer
     from an introductory level of skills   respond to the learning needs of       us to identify your strengths and            within the New Zealand Certificate
     required for tertiary study to a       individual learners.                   learning goals and to plan your best         in English Language (workplace,
     level that will enable you to study    English is taught in a communicative   study path with you.                         general and academic) will help you
     independently in an area of your       way, giving you the opportunity        Our programmes recognise the                 to achieve study goals more specific
     interest.                              to practise and apply your             knowledge and experience that you            to your needs.
     Futures: These qualifications          learning in a safe and challenging
     allow New Zealand community,           learning environment. You will be      Professional - Level 5                       in order to participate in everyday/
     employers and educational              encouraged to be an active learner,     Communicate independently and               social/community, workplace and/or
     institutions to recognise the level    to take language risks, and to use      effectively in a wide range of familiar     academic English language contexts.
     at which you can use English for       the English you have learnt.            and unfamiliar situations with fluency    Level 2
                                                                                    and flexibility in professional and/or      Communicate in basic, familiar,
     general, workplace or academic         Futures: These qualifications
                                                                                    academic English language contexts.         everyday situations and participate in
     purposes.                              allow you to develop the language
                                                                                   General/Workplace/Academic - Level 4         an English language environment.
                                            skills required to communicate          Communicate independently in familiar Level 1
                                            in most situations with some            and some less familiar situations with  Communicate with support in basic,
                                            independence and fluency in             fluency in everyday/social/community,   familiar, everyday situations and
                                            order to participate in everyday        workplace and/or academic English       participate in an English language
                                            social, workplace or academic           language contexts. Once you             environment.
                                                                                    successfully complete you can progress
                                            English language contexts.              to diploma or degree programmes at     Foundation   - Level 1
                                                                                    NMIT without further English tests.     Communicate with support in very
                                                                                                                            basic, familiar, everyday situations
                                                                                   General/Workplace - Level 3              and begin to participate in an English
                                                                                    Communicate in most situations with     language environment.
                                                                                    some independence and fluency

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English Proficiency Outcomes+
    English Language guide                                                                         Programme
                                                                                                   Level
                                                                                                                                                  IELTS test           NZCEL

                                                                                                   > Certificate at Level 3                       General or           Level 3 with an
                                                                                                                                                  Academic score       endorsement of
    There are a number                                 Perhaps you have taken another                                                             of 5 with no         either General,
                                                                                                                                                  band score lower     Workplace, or
    of ways that NMIT can                              type of English language exam                                                              than 5               Academic
                                                       such as TOEFL, or you have
    assess your English                                studied at a                                > Certificate at Level 4                       General or           Level 3 with an
    language level so that                                                                                                                        Academic score       endorsement of
                                                       New Zealand secondary school                                                               of 5.5 with no       either General,
    you can apply for your                             within the last three years?                                                               band score lower     Workplace, or
                                                                                                                                                  than 5               Academic
    chosen programme.                                  There are the different ways
                                                       that NMIT can assess your                   > Certificate or Diploma at Level 5            Academic score       Level 4 with
    This is because NMIT is                            English language level.
                                                                                                                                                  of 5.5 with no       the Academic
                                                                                                                                                  band score lower     endorsement
    a Category 1 provider (the                                                                                                                    than 5
    best) so we may be able
                                                                                                   > Certificate or Diploma at level 6 or 7       Academic score       Level 4 with
    to accept you onto our                                                                         > Degree at Level 7                            of 6 with no band    the Academic
    academic programmes                                                                            > Graduate Certificate or Diploma at           score lower than
                                                                                                                                                  5.5
                                                                                                                                                                       endorsement
    even if you haven’t taken                                                                        Level 7
    an IELTS exam.                                                                                 > Postgraduate Diploma                         Academic score       Level 5 with
                                                                                                     or Postgraduate Certificate                  of 6.5 with no       the Academic
                                                                                                     at Level 8                                   band score lower     endorsement
    +
     These are the minimum scores or grades for each test or qualification that qualify you for    > Bachelor Honours Degree at Level 8           than 6
    enrolment at each programme level. For further information on NZQA English language entry      > Master’s Degree at Level 9
    requirements go to nzqa.govt.nz.

    General English and IELTS                                                                     2016 start dates:
    NMIT’s General English and IELTS classes for all levels                                       11 January (Start of Summer School), 25 January (Summer School
    are designed to suit your needs, whether you are                                              continues), 15 February (Start of Semester 1), 29 February, 14 March,
    a school leaver, a business person or a temporary                                             2 May, 16 May, 30 May
    visitor to New Zealand. NMIT offers flexible start                                            18 July (Start of Semester 2), 1 August, 15 August, 3 October, 17
    dates so you can study from two weeks up to one                                               October, 31 October
    year at your convenience.

                                                                                                             FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUMMER SCHOOL                                                                            CERTIFICATE IN TERTIARY STUDY (Level 4)
                                                                                                          (Pathways)
  LEVEL                BEGINNER TO UPPER              FULL TIME                   2 OR 4 WEEKS
                            INTERMEDIATE              FEES*                    NZ$375 PER WEEK              LEVEL                                    4     FULL TIME                   17 WEEKS
  CAMPUS                               N                                                                    CAMPUS                                  N      FEES*               NZ$375 PER WEEK
  STARTS                              JAN                                                                   STARTS                            FEB, JUL     IELTS                             5.5

General English skill development.                     vocabulary. You will spend time
Improve your English language                          learning outside of the classroom,                 Our foundation programmes                         Engineering, Social Sciences,
skills, including listening,                           getting involved in group projects                 recognise the knowledge and                       Business, Art or IT or get a better
speaking, reading, writing,                            and learning about Nelson, its                     experience that you already have,                 job in New Zealand.
grammar, pronunciation and                             people and culture.                                and build on this to maximise                     Successful completion of this
                                                                                                          your learning.                                    programme may give you direct
                                                                                                          Individually tailored courses let                 entry onto many of NMIT’s
                                                                                                          you focus on the skills you need                  diplomas and degrees without
                                                                                                          to learn for your future, whether                 having to do another assessment.
                                                                                                          you want to study Nursing,

                                     NMIT is an official examination centre for the University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate,
                                     as well as an IELTS testing outpost for Victoria University. You can sit your IELTS and Cambridge
                                     exams three times a year at NMIT. See nmit.ac.nz for more information.

*Please refer to page 44 for our fees disclosure statement                                                     N NELSON
                                                                                                                 CAMPUS       M MARLBOROUGH
                                                                                                                                CAMPUS          A GLOBAL   RNZAF BASE
                                                                                                                                                  CAMPUS W WOODBOURNE     F FLEXIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                            LEARNING    P PART TIME
                                                                                                                                                                                          LEARNING
Business
                                                                                                           Do you aspire to become the leader
                                                                                                           of a successful business, or an
                                                                                                           innovative entrepreneur? Do you
                                                                                                           want to be a valuable asset within
                                                                                                           your organisation and a strong
                                                                                                           candidate for promotion? Then you’ll
                                                                                                           need the skills, and confidence, that
                                                                                                           come from quality business training
                                                                                                           - because good ideas and hard work
                                                                                                           can only take you so far.
                                                                                                           With our links to China and India,
                                                                                                           you’ll be poised to do business
                                                                                                           anywhere in the world.

                                                                                                                            IMAGE: Business   students at Port Nelson.

     Accounting                             Marketing                               Management
     Skilled accountants are central        Savvy marketing professionals help      A career in business can stretch
     to the smooth operation of every       businesses succeed. If you find         across any sector or industry and
     organisation - from budgeting and      planning and developing ideas to        take you around the world. Skilled
     forecasting to research and new        promote products exciting then          business managers are involved in
     business development. We will          you’ve got what it takes for a career   every industry type, and are always
     equip you with the tools you’ll need   in marketing.                           in demand.
     no matter where your career path       We’ll teach you how to formulate        As a graduate you’ll have the ability
     takes you.                             marketing plans, manage research        to think strategically, understand
     As a graduate you’ll be able to        projects, conceptualise and             the many issues that face an
     understand and process accounting      evaluate promotions, and formulate      organisation and how to capitalise
     information across diverse business    marketing strategies.                   on opportunities.
     environments with confidence,          If you are already in business, then    If you’re already in business, then
     helping guide executive level          widen your knowledge base and           widen your knowledge base to keep
     decision making.                       keep ahead.                             ahead and prepare yourself for the
     Futures: Financial, chartered          Futures: Consulting, international      future.
     or management accounting,              business, marketing management,         Futures: Consulting, management,
     corporate accounting, taxation,        exporting, marketing analyst,           marketing, human resource
     auditing, private and public           consultant, researcher, sales           management, project
     practice.                              representative, business                management, exporting or in
                                            development manager.                    other management positions in
                                                                                    organisations.

                     The NMIT facilities are amazing and overall it (the course) was very                                   Manjinder Singh, India
                good and systematic. The tutors were fantastic and helpful and I am still                                   Graduate Diploma in Accounting
                                                                                                                            NIGHT SHIFT SUPERVISOR – Z PETROL STATION
                 in contact with some of my classmates - the Kiwi classmates were very
                                                                                                                            Search NMITNZ on YouTube.com and
                         friendly too. I would definitely recommend the course to others.”                                  Vimeo.com for more.

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ACCOUNTING, MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT                                               ACCOUNTING

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL                                              GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL
BUSINESS**                                                                         ACCOUNTING
    LEVEL                              8   FULL TIME                     1 YEAR        LEVEL                             7       FULL TIME                    1 YEAR
    CAMPUS                         A N     FEES PER YEAR*             NZ$20,000        CAMPUS                          N         FEES PER YEAR*            NZ$18,000
    STARTS              MULTIPLE INTAKES   IELTS                             6.5       STARTS               FEB, JUL, NOV        IELTS                            6.0

COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                           • International strategic           COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                          • Auditing
• Research & information                         management                        •   Professional communications               • Taxation
  management                                   • Financing international trade     •   Economics                                 • Company law
• Perspectives of international                • Applied project management        •   Commercial law                            • Financial reporting and
  trade                                        • Business and sustainability.      •   Principles of management                    management
                                                                                   •   Quantitative analysis                     • Advanced management
                                                                                   •   Financial accounting                        accounting.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS                                                   •   Management accounting
                                                                                   •   Business finance
ENTERPRISE                                                                         •   Accounting information systems

    LEVEL                             8    FULL TIME                 18 MONTHS
    CAMPUS                         N F     FEES PER YEAR*             NZ$19,900        ACCOUNTING, MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT
    STARTS              MULTIPLE INTAKES   IELTS                             6.5

COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                           • Human resource management in      BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
• Research methodology                           innovation                        (Major In Marketing, Accounting or Management)
• Business enterprise                          • Financing enterprise
  management                                   • This programme includes a ten         LEVEL                             7           FULL TIME    3 YEARS (SINGLE MAJOR)
• Entrepreneurship and innovation                month research dissertation           CAMPUS
                                                                                                                     ++
                                                                                                                   A N                         3.5 YEARS (DOUBLE MAJOR)
• Enterprise innovation                          applied project and eight             STARTS                FEB, JUL, NOV           FEES PER YEAR*            NZ$18,000
  communications technology                      months of face-to-face classes,                                                     IELTS                            6.0
• Business enterprise operations:                held three days a month.
  marketing
                                                                                   COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                          • Marketing
                                                                                   The first year of the degree                  • Quantitative analysis.
                                                                                   provides a solid foundation in:               You can then specialise in your
GRADUATE DIPLOMAS IN MARKETING,                                                    • Accounting                                  chosen area of accounting,
MANAGEMENT OR ACCOUNTING (Plus Internship)                                         • Economics                                   management, marketing or a
                                                                                   • Communications                              combination of these.
                                                                                   • Law
    LEVEL                             7    FULL TIME                   1 YEAR
                                  ++                                               • Management
    CAMPUS                     A N         FEES PER YEAR*           NZ$18,000
                                                                                   • Human resource management
    STARTS               FEB, JUL, NOV     IELTS                           6.0
    (ACCOUNTING FEB AND JUL START ONLY)

                                                                                   DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE
COURSE CONTENT GUIDE
ACCOUNTING:                                                                            LEVEL                            6        FULL TIME                     2 YEARS
• Computerised accounting                  • Accounting information systems            CAMPUS                  CHINA A           FEES PER YEAR*              NZ$16,500
• Financial accounting and                 • Auditing                                  STARTS               FEB, JUL, NOV        IELTS                              6.0
  reporting                                • Financial management.
• Management accounting
• Business finance                                                                 COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                          •   Human resources
MARKETING:                                                                         • Accounting                                  •   Law
• International business                   • Advanced operations                   • Management                                  •   Business maths and statistics
• Marketing management and                   management                            • Marketing                                   •   Computing and communication.
  application                              • Strategic marketing
• Research methods                           management
• Project management                       • Buyer behaviour and marketing         NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS
• Strategic management                       research.
• Global business management                                                           LEVEL                           6         FULL TIME                    2 YEARS
MANAGEMENT:                                                                            CAMPUS                         N          FEES PER YEAR*             NZ$16,500
• Human resource management                •    Marketing management                   STARTS              FEB, JUL, NOV         IELTS                             6.0
• International business                   •    Sales management
• Leadership                               •    Project management
• Logistics and supply chain               •    Strategic management               COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                          •   Business computing
  management                               •    Global business management         •   Fundamentals of small business            •   Communications
• Operations management                    •    Buyer behaviour and marketing      •   Accounting                                •   Tourism
• Employment relations                          research.                          •   Commercial law                            •   Taxation
• Applied management                                                               •   Economics                                 •   Leadership
                                                                                   •   Organisation and management               •   Human resource management.
Please refer to the website for full course content or contact
international@nmit.ac.nz. Upon successful completion of your graduate              •   Marketing
diploma and an interview, if studying in Nelson, you will receive a funded
internship of up to eight weeks in a local company. The internship will allow                                              ++
                                                                                                                             In Auckland, management courses only available.
you to gain valuable business experience and a reference for your CV which                  *Please refer to page 44 for our fees disclosure statement **Subject to approval
will assist you with your next step up the corporate ladder in New Zealand.
                                                                                         N NELSON
                                                                                           CAMPUS   M MARLBOROUGH
                                                                                                      CAMPUS         A GLOBAL   RNZAF BASE
                                                                                                                       CAMPUS W WOODBOURNE          F FLEXIBLE
                                                                                                                                                      LEARNING   P PART TIME
                                                                                                                                                                   LEARNING
Creative
                                                                                                               Industries
                                                                                                               Study art and design at NMIT and
                                                                                                               develop your skills whilst being
                                                                                                               inspired by Nelson’s renowned
                                                                                                               creative talent.
                                                                                                               Housed in our purpose-built,
                                                                                                               award winning arts and media
                                                                                                               facility, all creative industries
                                                                                                               students come together under the
                                                                                                               one roof.
                                                                                                               You bring the talent and we’ll
                                                                                                               provide the support and expertise
                                                                                                               to help you develop it.

                                                                                                                        IMAGE: Students in   Creative Industries studio space.

     Digital Design &                         Visual Arts & Design                     Interior Design
     Photography                              Artists and designers have a             Turn your passion and talent for
                                              unique way of looking at the world.      interior design into a career.
     Photographers and digital designers      From innovative design solutions
     document life, using creative and                                                 Explore creative solutions for
                                              to artwork that challenges, the          how people interact with their
     technical skills to develop a unique     careers of artists and designers are
     style and viewpoint.                                                              environment, develop aesthetic and
                                              enormously diverse and span many         functional solutions for residential
     From hard hitting news media to          sectors such as marketing, retail,       interior design and learn about
     fashion advertising the value of         design and the arts.                     architectural drawing, construction
     creative story telling has never been    At NMIT you’ll learn how to generate     and materials, and design
     higher.                                  and develop innovative ideas             principles.
     At NMIT you’ll learn the skills you’ll   and design solutions through the         Get the skills you’ll need to live and
     need, and collaborate on real world      effective use of visual language that    work creatively.
     projects to develop your passion into    will prepare you to live creatively in
     a product and turn that product into     the world.                               Futures: Interior designer, a
     a career.                                                                         consultant in specialist trade
                                              Futures: Employment in related           showrooms and design stores,
     Futures: Work in advertising, print,     fields such as art galleries,            a consultant or assistant to
     web and digital design agencies in       museums, fashion, film, theatre          kitchen and bathroom designers,
     a design and/or photography role         and graphic design, or in                architects and other industry
     or set out as a freelancer.              community arts positions in arts         specialists or even start your own
                                              marketing or cultural tourism.           interior design practice.

                                       I really enjoyed the way that the space inside the building was set out so that it was open to
                                      everyone else’s work. I could see what my classmates were doing and what other students in
                                             the building were doing. It inspired me and helped me think about my own art practice.”

                                                                                                                                                        Amber Clark
                                                                                                                                Graphic Designer BENJAMIN BLACK GOLDSMITH

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DIGITAL DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY                                                               VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN

DIPLOMA IN ARTS AND MEDIA                                                                   BACHELOR OF ARTS AND MEDIA
(Digital Design and Photography) (Level 6)                                                  (Major in Visual Arts and Design)
  LEVEL                                   6     FULL TIME                      2 YEARS+       LEVEL                                   7      FULL TIME                      3 YEARS+
  CAMPUS                                 N      FEES PER YEAR*                NZ$18,000       CAMPUS                                 N       FEES PER YEAR*                NZ$18,000
  STARTS                           FEB, JUL     IELTS                                6.0      STARTS                           FEB, JUL      IELTS                                6.0

COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                             •   Digital photography                    COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                              •   Animation
Develop your skills and                          •   Video process and practice             Advance your skills and                           •   Design for mobile devices
knowledge in:                                    •   Animation                              knowledge in:                                     •   Sound production
• Visual culture                                 •   Studio research                        • Visual culture                                  •   Writing for creative industries
• Drawing and design                             •   Practice and professional              • Drawing and design                              •   Contemporary music.
• Graphic design process and                         practice.                              • Image process and practice                      Develop an understanding of
  practice                                                                                  • Object design                                   professional practice to help
                                                                                            • Graphic design                                  increase your employability in the
+
 or 1 year after the successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma in Arts and Media
                                                                                            • Digital photography                             creative industries.
(Digital Design and Photography)                                                            • Video practice and process
                                                                                            +
                                                                                             or 1 year after the successful completion of the Level 6 Diploma in Arts and Media
                                                                                            (Digital Design and Photography or Visual Arts and Design)

DIPLOMA IN ARTS AND MEDIA
(Digital Design and Photography) (Level 5)                                                  DIPLOMA IN ARTS AND MEDIA
  LEVEL                                   5     FULL TIME                         1 YEAR    (Visual Arts and Design) (Level 6)
  CAMPUS                                 N      FEES PER YEAR*                NZ $18,000
  STARTS                           FEB, JUL     IELTS                                 5.5     LEVEL                                   6      FULL TIME                      2 YEARS+
                                                                                              CAMPUS                                 N       FEES PER YEAR*                NZ$18,000
                                                                                              STARTS                           FEB, JUL      IELTS                                6.0
COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                             •   Digital photography
Gain a foundation skill and                      •   Video process and practice
knowledge base in:                               •   Animation                              COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                              •   Digital photography
• Visual culture                                 •   Design for mobile devices.             Develop your skills and                           •   Video practice and process
• Drawing and design process                                                                knowledge in:                                     •   Animation
  and practice                                                                              • Visual culture                                  •   Writing for creative industries.
                                                                                            • Drawing and design                              Develop an understanding of
                                                                                            • Image process and practice                      professional practice to help
                                                                                            • Object design                                   increase your employability in the
                                                                                            • Graphic design                                  creative industries.
 INTERIOR DESIGN                                                                            +
                                                                                             or, 1 year, after the successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma in Arts and Media
                                                                                            (Visual Arts and Design)
DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN (Level 5)
  LEVEL                                   5     FULL TIME                        1 YEAR
  CAMPUS                                 N      FEES PER YEAR*                NZ$18,000     DIPLOMA IN ARTS AND MEDIA
  STARTS                               FEB      IELTS                                6.0    (Visual Arts and Design) (Level 5)
                                                                                              LEVEL                                   5      FULL TIME                        1 YEAR
COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                             •   Hard and soft furnishings                CAMPUS                                 N       FEES PER YEAR*                NZ$18,000
Develop your skills and                          •   Colour applications                      STARTS                           FEB, JUL      IELTS                                5.5
knowledge in:                                    •   Lighting
• Visual culture                                 •   Interior design
• Understanding interiors                        •   Professional practice.                 COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                              •   Image process and practice
• Architectural documentation                                                               Gain a foundation skill and                       •   Object design
• Residential and construction                                                              knowledge base in:                                •   Graphic design
                                                                                            • Visual culture                                  •   Digital photography
                                                                                            • Drawing and design                              •   Video practice and process.

                                                 NMIT’s Creative Industries building is an award-winning timber frame design. It’s also
                                                 an inspiring place of creative activity - allowing our arts, music, design and writing
                                                 students to create together in wide, open art studios, galleries, performance suite and
                                                 design spaces using the latest digital equipment.

*Please refer to page 44 for our fees disclosure statement                                          N NELSON
                                                                                                      CAMPUS     M MARLBOROUGH
                                                                                                                   CAMPUS           A GLOBAL   RNZAF BASE
                                                                                                                                      CAMPUS W WOODBOURNE         F FLEXIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                    LEARNING        P PART TIME
                                                                                                                                                                                      LEARNING
Engineering
                                                                                                               Skilled tradespeople are highly
                                                                                                               valued in New Zealand and around
                                                                                                               the world. If you like to work hard,
                                                                                                               respect people and are results
                                                                                                               focused, you can earn a great wage
                                                                                                               and be part of a very dynamic
                                                                                                               industry.
                                                                                                               There are plenty of jobs in New
                                                                                                               Zealand, including being an active
                                                                                                               part of the Christchurch re-build.
                                                                                                               You can choose to work for yourself
                                                                                                               or for someone else.

                                                                                                                                IMAGE: Aviation Engineering students
                                                                                                                              working on aircraft at the NMIT RNZAF
                                                                                                                                         Base Woodbourne Campus.

     Aviation                                 Civil                                    Marine

     If you have a passion for aircraft and   There is huge demand for technically     Combine your love of high-tech
     enjoy repairing and maintaining          trained civil engineers in               engines and systems with your
     engines, have an eye for detail and      New Zealand and worldwide.               passion for travel by training to be
     love a technical challenge then a        Play a key part in the creation          a qualified maritime engineer.
     career in aviation is a great option.    and protection of our structural         At NMIT you’ll learn all the skills
     NMIT is one of only two aircraft         environment.                             necessary to operate and maintain
     engineering trainers in New Zealand.     If you are interested in the planning,   engines/systems, and auxiliary
     Our programmes can provide you           design and construction of all forms     equipment, on board any vessel
     with a gateway into this exciting        of infrastructure and have a passion     while at sea.
     and rewarding industry, as well as       for building strong relationships        With this internationally recognised
     options to help you work towards         with clients and contractors then        qualification you’ll be able to
     your Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)      civil engineering is for you.            develop your career anywhere in the
     Licence.                                                                          world, on any size vessel.
                                              Futures: Technician,
     Futures: Machinist, metal machine        draughtsperson, site and                 Futures: Marine engineer on any
     setter, fitter and turner, welder,       project engineer, civil engineer,        foreign going or New Zealand
     fabricator, industrial designer,         environmental engineer, structural       vessel of any size.
     aeronautical engineer, hydraulic         engineering, laboratory or
     engineer, mechanical engineer,           surveying technician, consulting
     maintenance engineer, production         engineer – civil/wastewater/
     manager, fuel injection specialist,      roading/structural/environmental.
     workshop manager.

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AVIATION                                                                                 MARINE

CERTIFICATE IN AERONAUTICAL                                                              NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN MARINE
MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING                                                                  ENGINEERING** (LEVEL 6) (MEC3)
    LEVEL                                4     FULL TIME                      2 YEARS        LEVEL                             6    FULL TIME               21 - 30 WEEKS
    CAMPUS                             W       FEES PER YEAR*               NZ$19,500        CAMPUS                           N     Depending on recognised prior learning.
    STARTS                        FEB, JUL     IELTS                               6.0       STARTS                      FEB, AUG   FEES PER YEAR*     REFER TO WEBSITE
                                                                                                                                    IELTS                               6.0

COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                            • Aerodynamics and flight                Please refer to the website for course content information or contact
• Aviation workplace attitudes,                   controls                               international@nmit.ac.nz.
  training and safety                           • Aircraft structures and systems
                                                                                         Students from OERC in India can benefit from Recognition of Prior
• Trade science and                             • Pistons and associated engine
                                                                                         Learning for this programme. See oercedu.com
  administration                                  systems
• Engineering tools and                         • Avionic fundamentals
  processes                                     • Aviation law
• Components, systems and                       • Aircraft maintenance and
  maintenance practices                           servicing (helicopter) (fixed
• Gas welding                                     wing).                                 STCW MARITIME SHORT COURSES:
• Wheels and tyres
                                                                                         STCW Basic Training is one of the STCW short
Please note that it is a RNZAF security requirement that you must be in
New Zealand for six months before the start of the programme.
                                                                                         courses available. It includes the following four
                                                                                         courses that are also offered individually:
                                                                                         •   STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
                                                                                         •   STCW Basic Firefighting
                                                                                         •   STCW Personal Survival Techniques
    CIVIL                                                                                •   STCW Elementary First Aid.
                                                                                         We also offer the following short courses:
NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING                                                       • STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft (PISC)
(CIVIL)                                                                                  • STCW Medical First Aid
                                                                                         • STWC Advanced Firefighting
    LEVEL                                6     FULL TIME                    2 YEARS      • Maritime General Radio Operators Certificate (MGROC)
    CAMPUS                          A N        FEES PER YEAR*            NZ$18,000       • Maritime Restricted Radio Operators (MROC)
    STARTS                        FEB, JUL     IELTS                             6.0     • STCW Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
                                               5.5 WITH FOUNDATION COURSE (14 WEEKS)     • STCW Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
                                                                                         • STCW Security Awareness
                                                                                         • STCW Ships Security Officer
COURSE CONTENT GUIDE                            •   Structures
                                                                                         • STCW ECDIS (Electronic Charts Display Information Systems -
•   Engineering fundamentals                    •   Civil and structural drawing
                                                                                           Generic course)
•   Technical literacy                          •   Geotechnical engineering
                                                                                         • STCW Basic Tanker Safety training for Oil and Chemical Cargoes
•   Materials (civil)                           •   Roading
                                                                                         • STCW High Voltage Training
•   Land surveying                              •   Wastewater.
                                                                                         • STCW Fire, Survival and Fast Rescue Boat Refresher Courses.

Many of our Maritime and Civil Engineering
programmes are based at our new, state-of-the-art
Applied Technology building on Nelson Campus.

*Please refer to page 44 for our fees disclosure statement ** Subject to approval             N NELSON
                                                                                                CAMPUS   M MARLBOROUGH
                                                                                                           CAMPUS         A GLOBAL   RNZAF BASE
                                                                                                                            CAMPUS W WOODBOURNE     F FLEXIBLE
                                                                                                                                                      LEARNING    P PART TIME
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