Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute

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Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
Learn in two
                   GAIN QUALIFICATIONS
                       FROM IPU BOTH IN
                NEW ZEALAND AND JAPAN

  ipu.ac.nz                               ipu-japan.ac.jp
Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
HOW DO                                Let’s start with what
                                        you like doing...
                                                                                                                  Use that to pick
                                                                                                                  a programme
                                                                                                                                                                       Open yourself up to exciting careers
                                                                                                                                                                       and business opportunities
  I GET TO                              What is your main vision for what                                         These courses are the first steps to                 IPU New Zealand qualifications are internationally recognised. These are

                                        you want to do in the future?                                             the career you want.                                 just a few of the fields available to you as a graduate.

                                                             Communicate                                                                                                Foreign                                                      NZ Companies                                       English
                                                                  Get paid to talk                                                                                                           New Zealand                              Operating            Multi-National
                                                                                                                                                                       Embassy in                                     Accountant                                                       Language
                                                                                                                                    INTERNATIONAL                     New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                                             Government                                Overseas             Company

  TO GO?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       e.g. Fonterra
                                                                Help others
                                                              Improve people’s lives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WELCOME TO
                                                                    See the world                                                         TEACHING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           IPU NEW ZEALAND
                                                                                                                                         ENGLISH AS                                                                                                                                                        More than ever before, the world needs people who seek new horizons well beyond their own
                                                                                                                                          A SECOND                                                                                                                                                         community and country. These young men and women understand the importance of cultural

                                                              Live overseas                                                              LANGUAGE                                                                                                                                                          sensitivity and a global perspective. Geographically, New Zealand is far from many parts of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           world, yet New Zealanders want to know what is happening elsewhere and how they can be part
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of that much wider community. Young Kiwis are famous for their overseas experiences after they
                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW ZEALAND                                                          EUROPE                              have finished formal education.

                                                         Make a difference                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At IPU New Zealand, the world comes to you. Our student body typically consists of young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           people from more than 20 different countries. In a truly international environment, students
                                                           in the world
                                                                                                                                          JAPANESE                                                                                                                                                         from widely diverse international backgrounds live and study together on our park-like campus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           They benefit from studying in small classes where the care and success of students is a major
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           priority for teachers. More importantly, they experience the joys and challenges of understanding
                                                                   Earn lots                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the multiple perspectives of their fellow students—and therefore, the world beyond our shores.
                                                                   of money
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           IPU graduates find work locally and internationally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           You’ll find IPU New Zealand graduates in many parts of the world. Our alumni work in
                                                                                                                                                                                                           JAPAN                                                          ASIA
                                                               Have flexible                                                                                                                                                                                                                               multinational companies, business and tourism, NGOs, business and commerce, international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           relations, tourism and hospitality, as well as in education, like language teaching.
                                                               work hours
                                                                                                                                    INTERNATIONAL                                                                                                                                                          IPU graduates possess valuable skills
                                                                                                                                       BUSINESS                                                                                                                                                            Our graduates develop the real-world skills of creative thinking, problem-solving, applying ideas
                                                          Do something                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and strategies, working independently and proactively. Many leave IPU with considerable ability
                                                        different every day                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in either Japanese or Mandarin languages. In addition, their interdisciplinary studies at IPU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           prepare them for active participation in the wide world of the 21st century.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           IPU graduates benefit from international connections
                                                          Become bilingual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 There’s a feeling of being part of a large family at IPU New Zealand from their many out-of-class
                                                                                                                                       TOURISM                                                                                                                                                             activities and interactions with their Kiwi and international peers, our students quickly develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a global outlook. They make lasting international connections and become well aware of career
                                                                                                                                       AND THE                                                                                                                                                             opportunities for their futures.
                                                                                                                                                                    Foreign owned
                                                         I don’t know yet...                                                                                          companies
                                                                                                                                                                        in NZ
                                                                                                                                                                                               Manager of
                                                                                                                                                                                               a business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foreign Embassy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tourism             So, what are you waiting for? IPU New Zealand will challenge and guide you towards your goal of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           being an active participant in the world of tomorrow. Take your first step on the road to success.
                                                                                                                                                                         e.g. Toyota
                                                      You don’t need to choose your major in
                                                      the first year, you can work it out later.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           IPU New Zealand awaits you!

WE HAVE GRADUATES     DEVON GRAY                                                                   ANDREW BECKER                                                    SAMPADA MITTAL                                                             SHELLEY HASTINGS
                      English Teacher                                                              Managing Partner                                                 Senior Administrator                                                       English Teacher
WHO WORK IN ALL       Say It Right Language School, Japan                                          Aquity International Ltd., Auckland                              Ministry of Social Development, Wellington                                 English Text Book Editor

THESE AREAS. SEE      “At IPU New Zealand, I had the opportunity to live                           “IPU New Zealand gave me the skills and base of contacts         “It was through IPU New Zealand that I got an incredible                   “I currently work as an English teacher and English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               content creator, which involves translation, editing and
WHAT SOME OF THEM     and learn with friends from all over the world. I really
                      enjoyed learning about their different cultures and
                                                                                                   to build an export business throughout the Asia-Pacific
                                                                                                   region. Building a business requires a unique skill set,
                                                                                                                                                                    opportunity to work as an International Administrator.
                                                                                                                                                                    I attribute my success entirely to the innovative and                      writing work. My Japanese classes at IPU really helped
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Professor Setsuko Ohashi
HAVE TO SAY ABOUT     languages, both in class and in the several student                          which I gained at IPU New Zealand. The Japanese I                pragmatic teaching approach at IPU New Zealand. The                        me hone my language skills to a level where I am able to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               do translation work and the teaching papers and TESOL       President
THEIR EXPERIENCE AT   groups and clubs I led. So many doors are opened for                         learned on campus gave me a huge advantage in Japan.             combination of excellent academic staff, well-structured
                                                                                                   Finally, the lifestyle at IPU New Zealand is great – for me it   courses and a friendly and multicultural student body with                 course I took through IPU have been invaluable in
                      you here. If you put in the effort and use the experience
IPU NEW ZEALAND       you gain wisely, you are guaranteed to succeed, both                         was a combination of study, sports, personal development,
                                                                                                   a comfortable campus life, and having a lot of fun!”
                                                                                                                                                                    a variety of on-and-off campus activities is unbeatable.”                  terms of giving me the confidence and skills to be a good
                      at IPU and in life.”
Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
6                                            reas ons
                                                         you should st udy at IPU New Zealand

           We offer internationally        You could study                   We focus on the                 Our graduates enjoy               Our campus is                     We are small
           recognised qualifications       in Japan                          big picture                     successful career                 a community                       enough to care
           We are ranked by the NZQA       You have the opportunity          We are recognised for our       pathways                          Our unique international          We keep our classes small
           at the highest level for        to gain international             strong interdisciplinary        We support our students with      learning environment enables      to build close relationships
           educational performance. Our    experience through our            study programmes in             career development and job        students to develop cross-        between teachers and
           graduates are sought after by   exchange programmes               International Business,         placement. You can access         cultural communication            students. This enhances
           international organisations.    with International Pacific        International Relations,        internship programmes while       skills, acquire more languages    your academic achievement
                                           University in Okayama,            Japanese, English, TESOL,       studying and on graduation.       and build an international        as well as your welfare.
                                           Japan, and the Tokyo              Environmental Studies, and      You can also apply for work       network of connections.
                                           International Business            Mandarin Chinese, teaching      opportunities in Japan through
                                           College in Tokyo, Japan.          both professional knowledge     our SOSHI Educational
                                                                             and practical skills.           Group (SEG) programme.

                              See page 6                        See page 4                     See page 44                       See page 12                       See page 70                      See page 18

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                                                                                                                       STUDY IN                                                       .5
                                                                                                                                                                                            IPU New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                                            Accelerated Bachelor of
                                                                                                                       NEW ZEALAND                                                          Contemporary International Studies


                                                                                                                       STUDY IN                                                 .5
                                                                                                                                                                                            IPU Japan
                                           GAIN QUALIFICATIONS FROM                                                    JAPAN                                                                Bachelor of Business Administration
                                           BOTH NEW ZEALAND AND JAPAN!

        Add to your
                                            WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?                                            SCHOLARSHIPS                                                        MULTIPLY YOUR CAREER
                                            Graduating with two degrees, the ability to function in two       IPU New Zealand runs a series of scholarships. The Japan New        International Pacific University is proud to support its
                                            languages, and the life and leadership experience gained from     Zealand Partnership Foundation Scholarship is open to New           graduates in securing work in Japan. The dedicated team have
                                            successfully operating in a second culture opens graduates to a   Zealand and Japanese students. Successful kiwi recipients may       a wide range of contacts and will ensure you find a job you
        The relationship between            world of career opportunities.                                    have their New Zealand domestic tuition fees reduced by half.       love. During your degree study in Japan, you will undertake a
        International Pacific University    Graduates will be able to work in Japan or in global businesses
                                            utilising their language and business skills and practical
                                                                                                              Please ask for a separate application form. Successful Japanese
                                                                                                              recipients can receive up to an $8000 subsidy off their New
                                                                                                                                                                                  variety of workplace readiness skills workshops.

        and IPU New Zealand allows          internship experience. Graduates will be critical thinkers,       Zealand international student tuition fees.

        successful students to complete
                                            confident communicators and researchers.                          Soshi Education Group Scholarships are available to all other
                                                                                                              international students. These offer up to $7000 off New
        two degrees in two languages        LIVING COSTS
                                                                                                              Zealand international student tuition fees. To apply complete
                                                                                                              Section #5: Requirements for Scholarship Awards in the
                                                                                                                                                                                       “The BCIS was amazing;
        in two countries in a minimum       You should also budget for:
                                                                                                              Application for Admission form.
                                                                                                                                                                                         by attending in-depth
                                                                                                                                                                                      lectures and taking part in
        of four years. Students will        • Transportation costs to/from campus
                                                                                                              IPU Japan also offers scholarships. Depending on the results of
                                                                                                              your entrance examination in Japan you may be eligible for a
                                                                                                                                                                                      an exchange programme, I
        focus on improving their            • Travel and medical insurance                                    reduction of up to half of the Japan tuition fees.                      gained a strong command
                                                                                                                                                                                       of the Japanese language.”
        communication ability as            • Food, Internet, Power, Water (if living off campus)
                                            • Incidentals
        well gaining practical global       • Any travel you would like to do within Japan
        business knowledge and skills.      • Visa application fee
                                                                                                                  DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                  IPU New Zealand has a careers office in Tokyo                   ABBY WATT
                                                                                                                  specifically for finding jobs in Japan. See page 14
                                                                                                                                                                                  BCIS - Japanese Studies

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                                                                                                                                                                    ARE CATEGORY 1
                      This is the highest ranking that can be given
                      by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
                      (NZQA) in their External Evaluation Reviews
                      (EER). A Category 1 provider rating means
                      that NZQA is “Highly Confident” in IPU New
                                                                                       COMPLETION RATE
                                                                                        92% for Bachelor & 97% for Postgrad papers
                                                                                                                                     DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                     We ensure our students
                                                                                                                                     have a safe and supportive
                                                                                                                                     environment that
                                                                                                                                     encourages them on their
                                                                                                                                     path towards graduation.
                                                                                                                                                                    Statement of confidence on educational performance;
                                                                                                                                                                    NZQA is Highly Confident in the educational
                                                                                                                                                                    performance and self-assessment capacity of
                      Zealand’s Educational Performance and Self-                                                                                                   International Educational Foundation (NZ)
                      Assessment.                                                                                                                                   Incorporated trading as IPU New Zealand.
                                                                                                                                                                    • IPU New Zealand has high levels of course completion. The most
                                                                                                                                                                      recent complete set of data (2014) shows 92 per cent achievement

                      IPU New Zealand undertook an External Evaluation Review
                      of our institution in June 2015, the first since 2011, and                                                                                      rates for all students, 93 per cent for BCIS degree students, and
                      NZQA has given us the highest possible rating: that of Highly                                                                                   97 per cent for postgraduate (PDIS/MIS) students. These high
                                                                                                                                     DID YOU KNOW?                    achievement rates are validated by comprehensive and effective
                      Confident in educational performance, and Highly Confident
                                                                                                                                     Our teaching and academic        internal and external moderation processes, confirming that
                      in capability in self-assessment.
                                                                                                                                     support staff are available      assessments are consistent, valid and reliable.
                                                                                                                                     to students whenever they
                      We have therefore retained our Category One classification                                                     need assistance. Our goal is   • Overall rates of student retention are also high, with the latest

                                                                                      STUDENT RETENTION
                      with flying colours, and NZQA will not require us to                                                           to help every student reach      results available for 2014 showing 81 per cent retention rates
                      undergo another review until 2019. In the meantime, we look                                                    their academic peak.             achieved. This has a noticeable link to the high qualification
                      forward to doing our utmost to maintain this extremely high        compared with TEO average of 60% in 2015                                     achievement rates, with 95 per cent of postgraduate students who
                      standard, together with the confidence that our students and                                                                                    enrolled in 2013 completing their qualification, and 72 per cent
                      stakeholders have in us.                                                                                                                        of BCIS students who enrolled in 2011 completing by 2014 (with

                                                                                                                                                                      some students still studying their degree, this is likely to increase
                                                                                                                                                                      further in 2015).

                                                                                                                                                                    • Because of the uniqueness of its programmes, students acquire a
                                                                                                                                                                      broad range of knowledge and skills (particularly cross-discipline,
                                                                                                                                     DID YOU KNOW?                    transferable skills) within a multicultural and multinational
                                                                                                                                     Our teaching staff have          environment. This has prepared them well for their future
                                                                                                                                     a diverse set of skills and      careers, with high levels of employment acquired in jobs of direct

                                                                                                                                     backgrounds, which allows        relevance to their study and/or prior experience (69 per cent of
                                                                                                                                     them to teach from a
                                                                                      FACULTY MEMBERS WITH
                                                                                                                                                                      graduates were employed in fields directly relevant to their studies
                                                                                                                                     variety of perspectives.         between 2011 and 2014).
                                                                                        DOCTORAL DEGREES                                                            • IPU New Zealand has created strong relationships with its
                                                                                                                                                                      external stakeholders in New Zealand and in many overseas
                                                                                                                                                                      countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region (where it has
                      MORE ABOUT THE EER AND NZQA                                                                                                                     over 80 active memorandums of understanding). It is clear that
                                                                                                                                                                      these relationships have created significant benefits for all parties,

                      NZQA places non-university providers into one of four                                                                                           including staff and students, ensuring the IPU New Zealand
                      provider categories on the basis of external evaluation and                                                                                     international studies programmes are well aligned to different
                      review (EER). This includes Institutes of Technology and                                                       DID YOU KNOW?                    multicultural and multinational needs.
                      Polytechnics, Wānanga, Private Training Establishments and                                                     Studying alongside
                                                                                                                                                                    • Teaching is highly effective. Students consider the delivery
                      Industry Trade Organisations.                                                                                  peers from such diverse
                                                                                                                                                                      techniques to be appropriate in meeting their needs and consider
                                                                                                                                     backgrounds, our
                                                                                                                                     students are exposed             staff to be very supportive. Oversight, appraisal and development
                      EER produces two NZQA statements of confidence in
                                                                                      NATIONS REPRESENTED                            to a range of views on           of teaching is very robust.
                      a tertiary education provider: one about its educational
                                                                                                                                     classroom topics.              • Lecturers are very well qualified, with a large number having
                      performance and the other about its organisational self-
                      assessment. Under Rule 11 of the External Evaluation and            BY STUDENTS                                                                 PhDs or doctorates. Most teaching staff hold TESOL (Teaching
                      Review Rules 2013 providers are categorised as follows:                                                                                         English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications, with many
                                                                                                                                                                      also having adult teaching certificates or higher. Staff who are
                      Category 1: two Highly Confident judgements, or a                                                                                               teaching degree and postgraduate programmes are research-active,

                                  Highly Confident judgement for educational                                                                                          providing ongoing related input into maintaining programme
                                  performance and a Highly Confident/Confident                                                                                        currency and relevance.
                                  judgement for self-assessment capability                                                                                          • IPU New Zealand has invested heavily in its student guidance
                                                                                                                                     DID YOU KNOW?                    and support services, which are used at all stages of students’
                      Category 2: two Confident judgements, or a Highly Confident                                                    With class sizes designed to
                                  judgement in self-assessment and a Confident                                                                                        experiences, from their initial interest in enrolment through to
                                                                                                                                     maximise student – teacher       employment on graduation. These services are highly valued
                                  judgment in educational performance                                                                contact time, you will have
                                                                                                                                                                      by students and have contributed to the significant increase in
                      Category 3: any Not Yet Confident judgement                                                                    a great opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                      retention rates.
                                                                                                                                     learn from your lecturers
                      Category 4: any Not Confident judgement.                        STUDENT/LECTURER RATIO                         in a more direct way.          • There is clear and comprehensive evidence that IPU New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                      has highly effective processes in place that have supported and
                                                                                                                                                                      contributed to learner achievement and outcomes.
                                                                                                                                                                    The full report can be found here:

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                                                                Number 1 in                                   Number 1 on
                      Population:                               the world for                                the Worldwide
                      4,919,320                                 ease of doing                                 Educating for
                       September 2018                             business                                  the Future Index
                                                                www.doingbusiness.org/                           educatingforthefuture.
                                                                      rankings                                     economist.com/

                                                                                                                                                            103                                       40%
                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the population
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Doctorates per
                                                                                                                                                          Parks and Reserves
                                                                                         Bay of Islands                                                     within the city                                studying                     capita, highest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             in NZ

       New                                                                                                                                                North
                                                                      Largest City: Auckland
                                                                      Population 1,570,500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The student capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of New Zealand

                                                                                                                                                          Palmerston North offers all the benefits of an exciting city, surrounded by
                                                                                                                                                          a stunning natural environment and tranquil rural atmosphere. Together

                                                                                                                                                          Palmerston North City and the Manawatu region are the perfect place to study.
                                                                                                                                                          Our prime central position in the heart of the North Island means that a
                                                                                                  Palmerston North
                                                                                                                                                          variety of outdoor activities and unique destinations are only a brief drive away.
                                                                                                                                                          Excellent hiking, cycling and mountain-biking trails are close at hand, as are the
                                                                                                                                                          nearby beach and river areas for fishing and swimming. Palmerston North is in
                                                                                                                                                          close proximity to vineyards, ski-fields and the capital city, Wellington.                      Welcome to Palmerston North, the city of
        New Zealand offers an ideal learning environment                                                                                                                                                                                                  students. It is my privilege to welcome you
                                                                                                                                                          Despite our city status, the community is a close-knit one where newcomers
        for international students. While pursuing academic                                                                                               are warmly welcomed. The community is particularly diverse, with a wide                         here on behalf of the city.
        excellence at quality educational institutions, students                                                                                          range of cultures bringing a dynamic international perspective to our everyday
        can enjoy various activities that include outdoor                                                                                                                                                                                                 Palmerston North is home to people from
                                                                                                                                                          living. We are also home to an active creative community, where artistic and
                                                                                                                                                          performing talents are nurtured.                                                                more than 100 different countries. IPU New
        experiences in the beautiful natural environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FA                                   Zealand is one of the key reasons why our
        Students can also interact with New Zealanders, known                                                                                   Napier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ES                           city is becoming more multicultural.
        as ‘Kiwis’, who are well-known for their hospitality
        toward visitors from all over the world.
                                                                 Lake Tekapo
                                                                                                                                          Capital City:
                                                                                                                                                          Study cost                                                EX LIVI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PE NG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          It is very fortunate for IPU New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students that IPU New Zealand has received
        In this time of rapid change and globalisation,
        international education has a vital role                                                                                                          comparison                                                                                      international recognition for its contribution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to international education, and that the IPU
        in equipping our society with the skills                                                                                                                                                                                                          New Zealand staff are held in high esteem in
                                                                                                                                                          Compared with other major study
        needed for the future. New Zealand is                                                                                                                                                                                                             the educational sector.
                                                                                                                                                          locations, New Zealand offers quality
        ideally placed to address this need. We rank
                                                                                                                                                          education at affordable prices. Here                       TU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Our city values multiculturalism.
        first in The Economist Intelligence                                                                                                                                                                                   O
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FE N
                                                                                                                                                          at IPU New Zealand, having our own                                   ES
        Unit’s Worldwide Educating for the         Queenstown                                                                                                                                                                                             Participation is the key to enjoyment and
                                                                                                                                                          accommodation on campus means we
        Future Index; for our ability to equip
                                                                                                                                                          are able to keep the cost for students to                                                       acceptance. Offering your hand to others;
        our young leaders with the critical                                                                                          Christchurch                                                                                                         asking if you can join a sport or a club;
                                                                                                                                                          a minimum.
        thinking, collaboration and global awareness                                                                                                                                                                                                      turning up to support friends – these are
        skills they need to succeed in an increasingly
        internationalised and technology-driven world.
                                                                                                                                                          A qualification that is                                                                         key to understanding each other and key to
                                                                                                                                                          recognised all over the                                                                         creating a better city.
        The balanced lifestyle New Zealand offers really                                                                                                  world at a great price.
        lets you grow as a person. There are many

                                                                                                                                                                                                             5, 60
                                                                                                                                                          What more could you

        opportunities to do the things you have always                                                                  Dunedin                           ask for?


        wanted to but not had the time for. This could be

        trying a new sport, hobby or part time job in a



        safe environment, alongside friendly kiwis who                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grant Smith

                                                                                                    Stewart Island

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Mayor of Palmerston North

        will help you achieve your goals.

                                                                                                                                                          Facility Fees include: Access to


                                                                                                                                                          Gymnasium, PC Room, Library and internet.

                                                                                                                                                          Living Expenses includes: rent, food, utility

                                                                                                                                                          fee and transportation fees.

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                Palmerston North and        IPU New Zealand is well known for its International
                                            Spring Festival, held annually in September. Other festivals
                IPU New Zealand’s           open to the public, such as a Japanese “Omatsuri” and the
                diverse and international   Indian celebration of Diwali, further contribute to our

                environment is best seen    multicultural environment.
                at our many cultural        With students and staff from over 20 different countries,
                events and performances     IPU New Zealand provides a unique learning environment
                throughout the year.        for its students. Studying alongside peers from such diverse
                                            backgrounds, our students are exposed to a range of
                                            perspectives on classroom topics.
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We make                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   IPU NEW ZEALAND HAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A CAREERS OFFICE IN

      you more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TOKYO SPECIFICALLY FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FINDING JOBS IN JAPAN

       An internship is designed to provide
       students with practical vocational work                                                                                                                                                                                                     NORIKO SATO
       experience in order to strengthen and                                                                                                                                                                                                       Careers Advisor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   IPU Japan
       develop communication skills, problem
       solving capability, and approaches to                                                                                                                                                                                                    Noriko Sato has worked in the field of Human Resources
       effective teamwork.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Development for over two decades, offering her services to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                global companies, such as HSBC, Citibank, Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and Credit Suisse. An expert in her field, she is always keen
                                                                                                              COMPLETE AN INTERNSHIP                                                                                                            to help our students.
         FROM OUR INTERNSHIP PROVIDERS                                                                                                                                                INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                              Students gain the following benefits                                       BUSINESS
         “She was a great employee during her internship. She improved
                                                                                                                      from an internship:
         her communication with the general public, was always on time
         and great at communicating... would invite her back to assist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FOR INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                               • Access to the New Zealand workforce
                                                                                                               • Practical experience
         “Student is a dedicated young man.
         I wanted a professional document with as many leads into the
                                                                                                               • In-depth industry knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                               N                            FO                             POST STUDY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WORK VISA - OPEN
         Asian community. He delivered.”                                                                       • Networking opportunities

                                                                                                               • Strong references for future job applications

         “A very nice young man. He met all


         the requirements. I wish him well for the future.”                                                                                                                                                                                People who have a New Zealand qualification that they


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           completed in New Zealand can apply for a visa to work in

                                                                                                                                                                 ATIONAL APP
         “A very polite, charming and warm personality. Pleasure to                                                                                                                                                                        New Zealand. To be eligible, you must have an acceptable
         work with - good worker. Follows instructions well.”
                                                                                                                                                                                   for leadership                                          qualification*. If you’re granted a work visa, you can work for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DEMIC ED
         “She has vastly improved her customer service skills from her
                                                                                                              IMPROVED EMPLOYABILITY                                                                                                       any employer in New Zealand.

         first day with us. She’s a keen learner, always gives 100%.”                                                                                                                Finding problems and                                  You can only apply for this visa once, unless you complete
                                                                                                                                                                                    solving them to lead an                                a second higher qualification; that is, either a New Zealand
                                                                                                              Graduates have skills sought after by                                organisation or a group to                              bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification, which you
                                                                                                                  international organisations.

         QUICK FACTS                                                                                                                                                                  successful outcomes                                  spend at least 30 weeks in New Zealand studying for.


                                                                                                               • Critical thinking and analytical skills

                Students working after studying

                                                                                                                                                                                                            N                              * Level 5 Qualification or above. Please note this is current New Zealand Immigration policy
                having completed an internship                                                                 • Teamwork skills                                                                                                             and subject to change

                                                                                                               • Flexibility and adaptability
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        QUICK FACTS
                Students working in industries
                relevant to their area of study                                                                • Intercultural communication skills
                                                                                                               • Experience successfully working in a
                                               86%                                         67%                   second-language environment

                                                                                                                                                                    LANGUAGE /                               GLOBAL
                                                                                                                                                                  COMMUNICATION                             AWARENESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WORK                                WORK IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FOR ANY                              ALMOST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 EMPLOYER                              ANY JOB
                  DOMESTIC                                 INTERNATIONAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                IN NZ
                  STUDENTS                                   STUDENTS                                          BE READY TO ENTER THE                                                                                                            MONTHS

                                                                                                                GLOBAL WORKFORCE
                                               70%                                         77%                                                                                                                                          www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/about-visa/post-study-work-visa-open

         Based on data gathered from 311 graduates in contact with IPU New Zealand during 2011-2015 period.

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Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
Get                                                                                                                         PATRICIA MAYO
                                                                                                                                    Marriage Celebrant
                                                                                                                                                                                TARO PRUTISART
                                                                                                                                                                                APAC at Westcon Group NZ
                                                                                                                                                                                Business Analyst - Cloud,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OLIVIA MARZUKI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CNN Indonesia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          News Anchor
                                                                                                                                    Graduated 2003                              Graduated 2004
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of International Studies           Bachelor of International Studies         Graduated 2004
                                                                                                                                    Major in Japanese Studies                   Major in International Business Studies   Bachelor of International Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                        From the beginning
                                                                                                                                                                                         our students have

         IPU New Zealand’s students are successful                   Here at IPU New Zealand graduates are very important to
                                                                                                                                    MARKO DEWANATA
                                                                     us, which is why we are here to help you get a great job. In                                                                                         JOE RUSH
         in a wide range of careers and can be                       this section you can see what our previous graduates have      Caterpillar Finance                                                                   Sports Translation
                                                                                                                                    Territory Manager
         found all around the world. Our highly                      been doing since they graduated.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Graduated 2005
                                                                                                                                    Graduated 2004
         motivated graduates are sought out for                      IPU New Zealand graduates will have the transferable           Bachelor of International Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of International Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Major in Language Studies
                                                                     skills and specialised knowledge they need to empower
         their work ethic and skill level.                           their career pathways and lifelong contributions to society.

                                                                     1. Are confident, independent, resilient and able to
                                                                        set their own goals
                                                                     2. Contribute positively to the global and local
                               SKILLS AND
                                                                     3. Act with professional courtesy and integrity
                                                                     4. Are able to apply what has been learned in a
                    SOCIAL                           COGNITIVE
                                                                        range of vocational settings
                   CAPACITY                          STRENGTH        5. Are curious and excited about learning
                 1,3                                         4,5

                                     CREATIVE                        6. Know how to access and evaluate information in
                                                                        a range of ways
                                    10                               7. Think critically to solve problems collaboratively
             COMMUNITY                             CROSSCULTURAL
                                                                                                                                    HIROKI TANAKA
                                                                     8. Can listen to others from different countries               Clark Memorial International High School
            CONTRIBUTION                            COMPETENCE
                                                                                                                                    International Education Promotional (IEP)
                                         EMPATHY                     9. Can communicate cross-culturally in a range of              Division                                    JESSY SULLIVAN                            ISAAC SAVAGE
                                                                        contexts and social settings.                               Director of Study Abroad and Homestay       Clothing Label Manager                    Promoter
             2                                                   9
                                                                     10. Value creative and sustainable solutions                   Graduated 2005                              Graduated 2005                            Graduated 2007
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of International Studies           Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies

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Learn in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
MAYRA BRANDAO                                ODE SATHYA                                NICOLE PROWSE
     GREGORY NG                                                                      ANDRE MANINGKAS                           Colégio Del Rey                              Embassy of the Republic of Korea          OMP World School
     HR Headhunter                               SHIBUKI HIROSUE                     Investment Banker                         International Programs Coordinator           Diplomatic Support Officer                ESOL Teacher
     Graduated 2009                                                                  Graduated 2010                            Graduated 2013                               Graduated 2013                            Graduated 2014
     Bachelor of International Studies           Graduated 2009                      Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies            Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies
     Major in International Relations            Bachelor of International Studies   Major in International Business Studies   Major in International Relations             Major in International Business Studies   Major in Japanese Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                      now our graduate
                                                        Through the years
                                                                                                                                                                                        students are a
                                                       our graduates grew
                                                                                                                                                                                      fresh voice in the
                                                         in number and
                                                                                     YEON JI OH
                                                                                     Ministry of Business, Innovation          CHU HIEU LINH                                                                          NEAL TUDREU
     ANDRE LEMOS                                                                     and Employment                            Palmerston North City Council                                                          Toyota New Zealand
     Travel Consultant                                                               Documentation & Immigration Officer       Customer Contact Advisor                                                               Used Car Sales & Marketing

     Graduated 2011                                                                  Graduated 2012                            Graduated 2014                                                                         Graduated 2016
     Graduate Diploma in International Studies                                       Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies                                                      Bachelor of International Studies
     Major in Environment Studies                                                    Major in Japanese Studies                 Major in International Business Studies                                                Major in International Business Studies

                                                                                     WADE STAFFORD                             HUYNH GIA BAO NGAN                           KAMILA TURDAKHUNOVA                       ALRIE TARLIMAN
     ALLAN HARRISON                                                                  AirTime Japan                             AIA Viet Nam                                 First Commercials                         Vodafone New Zealand
     Language Instructor                         TOMOYA HONDA                        Operation Manager                         Management Trainee                           Accountant                                Set-up Specialist
                                                 International Student Counsellor
     Graduated 2012                                                                  Graduated 2013                            Graduated 2016                               Graduated 2017                            Graduated 2017
     Bachelor of International Studies           Graduated 2012                      Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies            Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies
     Major in Japanese Studies                   Bachelor of International Studies   Major in Japanese Studies                 Major in International Environment Studies   Major in International Business Studies   Major in International Business Studies

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Educators who make a difference                                         Our teaching staff have a distinct set of skills
                                                                        and backgrounds which give them a unique
                                                                                                                                       WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU

48% 70% 20
                                                                        understanding allowing them to teach from                      • Small class sizes makes it easier to learn.
                                                                        many culturally-diverse perspectives.                          • You are in good hands with our lecturers.
                                                                        With class sizes designed to maximise student – teacher        • Lecturers are accessible.
                                                                        contact time, you will have a great opportunity to learn
                                                                        from your lecturers in a more direct way. This gives you the   • If you don’t understand something, it’s
FACULTY MEMBERS WITH   OF STAFF ARE BILINGUAL   COUNTRIES REPRESENTED   greatest support available, from a diverse team of lecturers     easy to ask.
  DOCTORAL DEGREES         OR TRILINGUAL             BY IPU STAFF       teaching you in the best learning environment.
                                                                                                  INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
                                                                                                  Today it is no longer practical to focus on a single subject
                                                                                                  area in tertiary study. Instead, graduates with a wide range of
                                                                                                  knowledge, perspectives, and practical problem-solving skills

         to Success
                                                                                                  are in demand.
                                                                                                  The world economy revolves around business and politics,
                                                                                                  and at IPU New Zealand we consider these points from
                                                                                                  international business, international relations, and
                                                                                                  environmental perspectives. In order to develop young people
                                                                                                  into leaders of the future, we don’t teach with a narrow focus;
                                                                                                  instead, we create an environment where students evolve
                                                                                                  into individuals with versatile skills, knowledge and strong
                                                                                                  communication skills.

                                                 UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES                                                                                     POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

                   LEVELS 1-5         1st YEAR - LEVEL 5                  2nd YEAR - LEVEL 6        3rd YEAR - LEVEL 7                              1st YEAR - LEVEL 8                 2nd YEAR - LEVEL 9

                                      Diploma in
                                   Japanese Studies
                                            Page 32
                                                                                                Graduate Diploma                                    Diploma of
     Trinity College London         Level 5 Tourism
                                                                                                 of Contemporary                                  Contemporary
       Certificate in TESOL         & Travel Studies
                       Page 24              Page 34
                                                                                               International Studies                               International
                                                                                                            Page 54                                   Studies
                                                                                                                                                            Page 58
                                 Level 5 Business Studies
                                  (Project Management)
                                            Page 36

                                                                                               • International Business
                                                                                                Page 46

                                                                                               • TESOL & Language Studies
         Level 1-5 English                            Bachelor of Contemporary                  Page 48                                                             Master of Contemporary
         Language Studies                               International Studies                                                                                        International Studies
                                                                                               • International Relations
                       Page 26                                  Page 40                         Page 50                                                                      Page 60

                                                                                               • Japanese Studies
                                                                                                Page 51

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         LEVEL 1-5 ENGLISH

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     IN TESOL                                                                                                                                                                                            “The Trinity Cert TESOL course at IPU not only
                                                                                                                                                                                                          enriches you with the basic skills and expertise
                                                                                                                                                                                                           for ESOL teaching, but also provides ample
     DURATION 5 WEEKS                   INTAKES FEBRUARY           STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND                     LEADS TO BCIS, GDCIS          www.ipu.ac.nz/diploma-in-tourism-travel-studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                         opportunities of hands-on training to become an
                                                                                                                                                                                                              English as a second language teacher.”

                                                                   Entry requirements                                                  Career Opportunities
                                                                   • Be at least eighteen years old.                                   Professional outcome
                                                                   • Have a good standard of education to at least the equivalent of
     This is an internationally                                      New Zealand University Entrance.                                  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
                                                                   • Have English language competence equivalent to a native             in any language school in the world
     recognised qualification, of which                              speaker (a band score of 7.5 in IELTS or Trinity College          • Teaching English language in ESOL departments in schools in
                                                                                                                                         New Zealand
     successful completion enables
                                                                     London Grade 10 in spoken English for Speakers of Other
                                                                     Languages or the equivalent).                                     • Teaching ESOL in high schools and primary schools in an
     you to teach English to speakers                              • Complete a language awareness task and be available if
                                                                     required for interview.
                                                                                                                                         international context

     of other languages anywhere in
                                                                                                                                       • Teaching any language to non-native speakers
                                                                                                                                       • Running language programmes in schools and
     the world.                                                    Recommended prior knowledge                                           tertiary institutes
                                                                   The Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other    • Writing ESOL materials
     It is the first step towards an English language teaching     Languages is a five-week course preceded by a distance learning     • Training staff in any business context
     career. It includes basic language teaching methodology       programme which covers the following topics:
     and provides you with a foundation understanding of how       • TESOL introductory reading (5 study guides)
     languages work.                                               • Language awareness (6 study guides)
                                                                   • Practical elementary phonology (2 study guides)
     The transferable skills acquired on this course provide an
                                                                   Completion of the distance learning is normally a prerequisite
     excellent preparation for teaching any language to non-
                                                                   for entry to the five-week course.
     native speakers. These skills are also extremely beneficial
     in any business context where presentations need to be
     given and where teaching of processes and methods may
                                                                   Programme Structure
     be required. It is an invaluable tool for those seeking an    There are two parts to the course, the first being a distance
     international career in teaching the English language to      education component, the second an on-campus course. The
     children and adults.                                          distance education component consists of a series of study
                                                                   guides with accompanying tasks based on the three set texts.
     This course can be taken as part of the TESOL and             Trainees must complete this extramural study before the start
     Language Studies major in the Bachelor of Contemporary        of the on-campus programme. The on-campus component is a
     International Studies, but can also be completed as a         five-week intensive course in which the syllabus is covered by a
     stand-alone 10-week course (5 weeks of distance learning,     series of lectures, seminars and workshops. Teaching practice           DID YOU KNOW?
     5 weeks on campus).                                           is integrated by relating the course components to practical            We represent as many nationalities on our staff as we do
                                                                   teaching of various ESOL classes.                                       in our student body.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       SONU SHARMA

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                                                                                                                                   IPU New Zealand‘s English
     LEVEL 1-5 ENGLISH                                                                                                             Language Programme:

     LANGUAGE STUDIES                                                                                                              Your successful pathway
                                                                                                                                   to higher studies                                                                                                                        100



        IPU New Zealand has a proud history of                                                                                                                                                                                                                              700

        teaching English as a second language.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              600

        IPU New Zealand is the ideal environment for improving your English ability. We
        aim to keep class sizes to a maximum of 20 students, so there are always plenty of
        opportunities to interact with your classmates and your teacher. We also advocate
        a communicative language approach with a focus on getting students to produce
        language in real-world situations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  300



     Growing your

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                                                                                                                                       285 › 460                 420 › 625

                                                                                             Average Student English               For you to be successful in an academic environment, it is important to improve in all areas of
                                                                                             Language Improvement
                       practical things you                                                  189 Point Improvement in 2017
                                                                                                                                   English: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Here are some ideas for improving these skills.

                       can do to improve                                                                                     556   Speaking                                                              Writing
                       your English language:                                                                         505          On our campus you can communicate with people from all
                                                                                                                                   around the world. It is important to take the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Writing is a creative skill that requires a lot of practice. We also
                                                                                                                                                                                                         have a number of people on campus to support you in your
                                                                                                          445                      make friends with students from different countries. You can          writing. To improve your writing, how about keeping a daily diary
                                                                                                                                   also try singing along to your favourite English songs or listening   or listening to news items and writing down what you hear?
        •   Make a weekly study plan.                                                         367                                  to a CD and repeating what you hear.
        •   Learn five new words every day.                                   2017                                                 Listening                                                             Reading
        •   Volunteer at organisations that use English.                                                                           When listening in English, you need to be able to understand          Students often think that reading difficult books will help
        •   Read, read and read in English.                                                                                        general and specific information. Living in our campus                them improve their vocabulary, but we recommend reading
                                                                                                                                   dormitories, you will be exposed to real English every day. Why       slightly easier books and focusing on improving your reading
        •   Watch movies with English subtitles.                              2015                                                 not try listening to the radio in English or watching movies from     fluency. Our library has a wide range of books, newspapers and
                                                                                                                                   our library in English?                                               magazines to suit all reading levels.
                                                                                             Entry        July       Nov     Mar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Course Content ›
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                “You will learn very useful English in
     DURATION 16 WEEKS      INTAKES APRIL, JUNE, AUGUST, OCTOBER, JANUARY   STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND           LEADS TO ALL PROGRAMMES        www.ipu.ac.nz/els                                                    ELS. Helpful teachers and kind seniors
                                                                                                                                                                                                              are always beside you, so you will master
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       English immediately.”

     Ideal for people learning English                               Entry requirements                                                Future Opportunities
     as a second language, this course                               • Graduation from high school in your home country                Professional outcome
     will give students the key skills                               • The English proficiency requirements for entry into each
                                                                       level are:                                                      Successful achievement of the New Zealand Certificate in
     they need to communicate on                                       ■ Level 5 = IELTS 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5         English Language (Level 4, Academic) will enable graduates to
                                                                                                                                       work in positions that require interpersonal communication,
                                                                                   or equivalent
     an everyday basis with a course                                   ■ Level 4 = IELTS 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0         an understanding of context-specific professional and/or
                                                                                                                                       technical texts, writing context-specific records and reports as
     structure that supports and                                                   or equivalent
                                                                       ■ Level 3 = IELTS 4.5 with no band score lower than 4.0         well as interaction in a team. Level 4 programme completion is
     encourages success.                                                           or equivalent                                       equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
                                                                                                                                       Successful achievement of the New Zealand Certificate in
                                                                       ■ Level 2 = IELTS 3.5 with no band score lower than 3.0
                                                                                   or equivalent                                       English Language (Level 5) will enable graduates to work in
     IPU New Zealand’s Level 1-5 English Language Studies              ■ Level 1 = IELTS 2.5 with no band score lower than 2.0         positions that require complex interpersonal communication,
     programmes will help you develop your English language                        or equivalent                                       understanding of complex content-specific texts, writing
     competence. You will participate in learner-centred                                                                               complex, content-specific communications, interaction,
     communicative classrooms where each class will focus on         Students who do not have a recognised English test score          effective processing and dissemination of information. Level 5
     one of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and      will sit a placement test upon arrival and be placed in a level   programme completion is equivalent to IELTS 6.5.
     writing.                                                        accordingly.

     Your teachers will encourage you to produce the language
     in natural settings and are experienced in developing
     students to be successful at higher levels of study in New      Recommended prior knowledge
     Zealand tertiary environments.
                                                                     Previous English language study
     Graduates of this programme gain the New Zealand
     Certificate in English Language at the level appropriate to
     their language ability.
                                                                     Programme Structure
                                                                     • 60 credits per level
                                                                     • Four skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing.
                                                                                                                                           DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                           The city bus timetable was translated by our students
                                                                                                                                           into two other languages to help new people to the city
                                                                                                                                           to get around.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          YUTO KATAOKA

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         LEVEL 5 TOURISM


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                                                                                                                                                                                                              “The DJAST course was a great opportunity to
     DURATION 1 YEAR            INTAKES APRIL, AUGUST, JANUARY     STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND & JAPAN                     LEADS TO BCIS         www.ipu.ac.nz/diploma-of-japanese-studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                              get cultured in all things Japan. Learning about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                not only the Japanese language, but also the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       culture, history and business”

     The Diploma of Japanese                                     Entry requirements                                                    Career Opportunities
     Studies (DJAST) is centred on a                             DOMESTIC STUDENTS
                                                                                                                                       Educational outcome
     core of compulsory papers that                              • University entrance or by Head of School discretion
                                                                                                                                       Graduates may cross-credit their DJAST into the first year of the
     emphasise the development of                                INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies.

     a firm foundation in Japanese                               • Graduation from high school in your home country
                                                                 • Evidence of English proficiency, equivalent to IELTS                Professional outcome
     language skills as well as an                                 (Academic) 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or an equivalent         The course enables graduates who have a bachelor’s degree and

     understanding of traditional and                              score on an acceptable international English proficiency test       are already working in Japanese-owned firms or enterprises to
                                                                                                                                       better understand the Japanese work ethos and communicate
     contemporary Japanese culture,                                                                                                    with their Japanese colleagues.
                                                                 Recommended prior knowledge
     modern society, politics and                                                                                                      The course lays the foundations for future careers in translation,

     business.                                                   High school Japanese or time in Japan is helpful, but not
                                                                                                                                       interpretation, or any job in Japanese enterprises. It is also
                                                                                                                                       very helpful for graduates who have appropriate teaching
                                                                                                                                       qualifications either to teach Japanese in an English speaking
     Graduates will have mastered the basics of the Japanese                                                                           country or to teach English in a Japanese context.
     language and have gained a platform for the study of        Programme Structure
     Japanese language at higher levels leading to employment.
                                                                 • 120 credits, one year, full time
                                                                 • 8 papers, minimum of four Japanese language papers at any
                                                                   level and up to four elective culture papers
                                                                 • It is possible to take this course part-time over two years. This
                                                                   option is recommended for applicants who already have a
                                                                   degree, who may be working in a Japanese-owned enterprise
                                                                   or similar, and who would benefit from knowledge of the
                                                                   Japanese language and culture

                                                                                                                                           DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                           We have the largest collection of Manga (Japanese comic
                                                                                                                                           books) in New Zealand. You can find more than 1200
                                                                                                                                           comics in the IPU library.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            KALISI MALIUKETAU

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                                                                                                                                                                                                           “Given that tourism is one of the biggest industries
                                                                                                                                                                                                          in New Zealand, you should definitely get on-board,
     DURATION 1 YEAR                    INTAKES APRIL, AUGUST          STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND                         LEADS TO BCIS        www.ipu.ac.nz/diploma-in-tourism-travel-studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                            discover note-worthy experiences and impeccable
                                                                                                                                                                                                             destinations. I recommend IPU New Zealand to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  anyone who is interested in Tourism.”

     IPU New Zealand’s Level 5                                    Entry requirements                                                  Career Opportunities
     Tourism and Travel Studies                                   DOMESTIC STUDENTS
                                                                                                                                      Educational outcome
     programme is a first step into                               • Completion of Year 12 + Interview (Head of School will
                                                                    consider prior learning e.g., work experience in the area or
                                                                                                                                      Graduates will have the communication and technical
     the wide world of guided visitor                               University Entrance literacy and numeracy credits
                                                                                                                                      competence to apply for any industry and/or academic
                                                                                                                                      programmes at Level 6 or 7 or to cross-credit into the BCIS.
     experiences.                                                 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                                                                  • Completion of high school                                         Professional outcome
     The aim of this Level 5 Tourism and Travel Studies
                                                                  • Evidence of English proficiency, equivalent to IELTS              Graduates will be able to work in senior roles within the tourism
     programme is for students to gain the general and
                                                                    (Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or equivalent          and travel sector:
     specialised competence, knowledge, and skills applicable       score on an acceptable international English proficiency test
     to communicating effectively with diverse audiences in the                                                                       • Tourism operations advisors
     tourism and travel industries to proactively support the                                                                         • Tour managers
     visitor experience.                                                                                                              • Business/trade development advisors
                                                                  Recommended prior knowledge
     Students of the programme will learn how to manage
     workplace practices required of a tourism organisation       Any Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Tourism or equivalent
                                                                  or Food Safety Certificate and Barista Certificate or tourism and
     and incorporate the indigenous values of manaakitanga
                                                                  hospitality experience at Dean’s discretion
     and whanaungatanga in travel and tourism practices.
     Graduates will be able to analyse and evaluate local,
     national, and international tourism environments and         Programme Structure
     processes in order to support decision-making, deliver
     a quality visitor experience, and contribute to overall      • 120 credits, full time, 2 semesters
                                                                  • 8 compulsory modules
     business effectiveness.
                                                                  • Includes work experience component
     Graduates of this programme gain the New Zealand
     Diploma in Tourism & Travel (Level 5)

                                                                                                                                          DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                          Our Taiko drum team has played at the 2011 Rugby
                                                                                                                                          World Cup and competed in the 2014 World Taiko Meet
                                                                                                                                          in Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                          YUHEI NAGAO

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     MANAGEMENT)                                                                                                                                                                                            Learning at IPU New Zealand has
                                                                                                                                                                                                            given me a new perspective to view
     DURATION 1 YEAR                INTAKES APRIL, AUGUST (TBC)            STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND                    LEADS TO BCIS         www.ipu.ac.nz/businessstudies
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the world in terms of economics,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                environment and business.

     Students in the Level 5 Business                             Entry requirements                                                  Programme Structure
     Studies (Project Management)                                 DOMESTIC STUDENTS                                                   • 120 credits, full time, two semesters
     programme gain general and                                   • Completion of Year 12
                                                                  • Interview
                                                                                                                                      • 8 compulsory modules, including practical project
                                                                                                                                        management component
     specialised knowledge of a range
     of operational roles to deliver                              Head of School will consider prior learning (e.g. work experience
                                                                  in the area, literacy and numeracy credits to University Entrance
                                                                                                                                      Career Opportunities
     high quality outcomes for New                                levels).

     Zealand for-profit and non-profit                            INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS                                              Educational outcome
     organisations.                                               • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4)             Graduates may apply for further study in business programmes
                                                                                                                                      at Level 6 and Level 7 on the NZQF, including cross credit into
                                                                  • Interview                                                         the first year of the Bachelor of Contemporary International
     Core project management modules develop students’                                                                                Studies at IPU New Zealand.
                                                                  • Graduation from high school in home country
     technical knowledge and personal skills in initiating,       • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or
     managing, and reviewing group activities to achieve             equivalent score on an acceptable international English          Professional outcome
     project outcomes. Graduates will be able to apply               proficiency test
     specialised knowledge and skills to design, lead, and                                                                            Graduates will have the skills and applied knowledge to work in
                                                                                                                                      project management roles within a variety of business entities,
     evaluate projects that meet business objectives.
                                                                                                                                      non-profit organisations, and community groups.
     Graduates of this programme gain the New Zealand
     Diploma in Business (Project Management) (Level 5).
                                                                  Recommended prior knowledge                                         • Project manager

                                                                  • Any New Zealand Certificate in Business (Level 4)                 • Small business owner
                                                                  or                                                                  • Manager or supervisor
                                                                  • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)
                                                                     or equivalent
                                                                  • Relevant work experience

                                                                                                                                          DID YOU KNOW?
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                                                                                                                                          New Zealand student.
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BACHELOR’S                                                                                                                                                                                            INTERDISCIPLINARY FOCUS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Our aim at IPU New Zealand is to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 develop graduates who will be global

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 citizens, with an understanding that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 business, politics, environment and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the people all over the world have an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 influence on, and are influenced by, one

                                                                                                                                                                                                           STUDY MAJORS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 An International Business major will

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 provide you with an understanding

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of fundamental business disciplines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and integrates these to provide

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the essential knowledge and skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 necessary to face the increasing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 complexity and demands of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 globalised business environment.

     DURATION 3 YEARS          INTAKES APRIL, AUGUST, JANUARY     STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND & JAPAN                LEADS TO PDCIS, MCIS        www.ipu.ac.nz/bcis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TESOL & LANGUAGE STUDIES
     The Bachelor of Contemporary                                   Entry requirements                                                 Career Opportunities                                                      This major is designed to provide you
     International Studies (BCIS) is a                                                                                                                                                                           with a basic knowledge of how languages

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                                                                    DOMESTIC STUDENTS
                                                                                                                                       Educational outcome                                                       work, through studying language
     fully NZQA-accredited three-year                               • University Entrance
                                                                                                                                       Graduates may apply for postgraduate study.                               structure, language systems and literary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 texts. As part of this major you may
     degree.                                                        INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS                                                                                                                       opt to take the Trinity College London
                                                                    • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4)            Professional outcome                                                      Certificate of TESOL, which enables you
     The programme provides students with opportunities             or                                                                 Graduates of the Bachelor of Contemporary International                   to teach English anywhere in the world.
     to explore key areas and within them to specialise in a        • Graduation from high school in home country                      Studies programme may be able to work in a wide variety of
     number of fields: International Relations, International       • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or              fields in administrative and management capacities. They will
                                                                       equivalent score on an acceptable international English         have the language skills and intercultural understanding required
     Business, TESOL & Language Studies and Japanese
                                                                       proficiency test                                                to function at a high level in today’s global arena of commerce
     Studies. Graduates from the degree will have the tools to
     succeed as global citizens in the modern world.                                                                                   and international relations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
     You will be skilled professionals able to think critically     Programme Structure
     and solve problems in creative ways. You will be able to                                                                                                                                                    Global initiatives are largely

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     use more than one language accurately and communicate          •   360 credits, three years, full time                                                                                                      determined by international politics.
                                                                    •   24 papers, internship options available                                                                                                  Studying international relations will
     cross-culturally and inter-culturally.
                                                                    •   8 compulsory interdisciplinary and research papers                                                                                       give you a better understanding of the
                                                                    •   6 language and culture papers                                                                                                            global effects of historical and current
                                                                    •   Students can choose a major or take a general course.                                                                                    world affairs.

       degree                                             GAIN QUALIFICATIONS FROM
                                                          BOTH NEW ZEALAND AND JAPAN!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 JAPANESE STUDIES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Japanese students at IPU New Zealand

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are a wonderful resource for practicing
                                                                                                                                           DID YOU KNOW?                                                         the language every day. IPU New
                                                                                                                                           We were one of the first private tertiary institutions                Zealand also runs a Language Buddy
                                                                                                                                           in New Zealand and have been in operation for over                    System which pairs up native Japanese
                                                                                                                                           25 years.                                                             students with Japanese learners, to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 encourage peer support learning.

                                                                                                            See page 4 for more info
                                                                                                                                                                        Course Content and Timeline ›
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     INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                                                                                                                                                                                                  “IPU New Zealand is the best place for you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to study and grow as an individual while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          learning to communicate with and understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the cultures of people from many different
     Programme Content                                                          Practical Work Experience                                         Study Timeline                                                                            backgrounds.”
     The Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies is a                    You can elect to do an internship as part of the course of
     fully accredited interdisciplinary degree programme taken                  study. You will be placed in a study-related internship with
     over three years of full-time study. Students may elect to                 a local, national or international provider. Your internship

                                                                                                                                                   CORE COMPULSORY
     obtain a major in a specialist area of study (International                gives you 130 hours of practical on-the-job experience
     Relations, International Business, Language Studies                        in ‘real world’ professional settings. It provides you with
     and Japanese Studies). The course also includes eight                      informed, regular supervision which helps you integrate
     compulsory interdisciplinary papers and six language                       theory with practice.
     and culture papers. Also, in their final year, students
     undertake an original, independent research project on an
     interdisciplinary topic.

                       What’s in it for me?

                                      Jordan Silcock - Majoring in International Relations
                                      “I want to use my knowledge in International Relations and
                                      Japanese skills to open many career opportunities in the future”

                                                                                                                                                   LANGUAGE & CULTURE
                        YEAR                                     YEAR                                   YEAR

                         1                                       2                                       3
                                    Cover a wide range of                    Develop more in-depth                    Research and practical
                                    knowledge and get an                     specialisation and                       experience combine
                                    idea of what can be                      hands-on practical                       to give a better
                                    achieved.                                experience.                              understanding of major

                         • I improved my second language         • I improved my second language         • I studied for at least 8 hours a day
                           skills in class and in conversation     skills by participating in speech       to achieve my goal.
                           with friends.                           contests.                             • I am applying my communication
                         • I met lots of new friends in the      • I improved my grades and                skills in business situations.
                           clubs I joined.                         increased my study.                   • I aim to work overseas for an                                Level 5   Level 6            Level 7
                         • I learnt to be more assertive and     • I got more practical business           international company and apply
                           lead the way.                           experience through an internship.       what I have learned.                                                                                         TEAGAN BRIDGES
                                                                                                                                                                                            Interdisciplinary focus ›
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     Our aim at IPU New Zealand                     Communication                                                      Critical thinking                                                        Care
     is to develop graduates who                    Our Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies requires        This is a vital part of our Bachelor of Contemporary                     At IPU, your lecturers welcome questions, and they are happy
     will be global citizens. They                  you to do six language and/or culture papers. As well as a major
                                                    in Japanese Studies, and TESOL and Language Studies we offer
                                                                                                                       International Studies degree... we want you to think! At IPU
                                                                                                                       New Zealand we don’t just pour knowledge into your heads:
                                                                                                                                                                                                to advise you in and outside class on academic matters. You do
                                                                                                                                                                                                not usually have to make an appointment to see your lecturer,
     will understand how business,                  papers specifically in English and Mandarin.                       we train you to make maximum use of it. It’s not enough to               although an appointment will probably mean that you do not
                                                                                                                       remember and understand information. You are capable of much             have to wait. If you have questions about your programme in
     politics, environment and the                                                                                     more!                                                                    general, the Assistant Deans are always ready to talk to you and
     people all over the world have an              ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                   So we make sure you understand the information you are given
                                                                                                                                                                                                explain the possibilities open to you.
                                                    We offer six papers at Level 5 in which you can develop your
     influence on, and are influenced
                                                                                                                       in your classes, but you will also be trained to apply it in practical   Our classes are small, which means that your lecturer knows all
                                                    English language skills. Four of these develop your general        situations and analyse it. You’ll learn how to evaluate what you         the students in the class, cares about them, and notices if there
     by, one another.                               capability in English writing, reading, speaking and listening
                                                    skills, and the other two are called Professional Communication
                                                                                                                       learn and to present your evaluations in a clear and concise way.
                                                                                                                       This is the pathway to producing original work of your own in
                                                                                                                                                                                                are absences. If students don’t attend class, the lecturer will often
                                                                                                                                                                                                contact the Student Support team in case students are sick or
                                                    and Communication in the Globalised World, focused on              whichever field you choose.                                              unable to attend for other reasons.
                                                    English for the world of work.
     Therefore we focus on the three Cs:                                                                               To help you develop your critical skills and ability to apply,           If you haven’t written many essays or reports in the past, and
                                                                                                                       analyse, evaluate and create, we offer two compulsory taught             feel that this is a daunting task, we have a full-time Academic
     • Communication: languages and culture                                                                            papers in research methodology. We also provide two Level                Learning Advisor whose job is to support you with your
                                                    MANDARIN LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                       7 papers in which, under supervision, you produce your own               academic writing. She won’t write your assignment for you, but
     • Critical thinking: ability to research and   Today, one fifth of the world’s population is Chinese. Mandarin    research report on a topic of your choice. This is called the            she will point out improvements that you could make.
       evaluate information                         is one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and    Interdisciplinary Project, and it is unique among undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                We do as much as we possibly can to make sure you have the
                                                    a vital means of communication in global business. You can         degrees in New Zealand. ‘A’ grade projects become part of our
     • Care: support in your learning               discover Chinese language and culture at IPU New Zealand, and                                                                               very best opportunity of success in your studies at IPU New
                                                                                                                       library collection.
                                                    open up a world of opportunities at the same time.                                                                                          Zealand. But if students feel we could do more, we are always
                                                                                                                       But the greatest value of these projects is that they are extremely      happy to listen to their suggestions.
                                                                                                                       useful tools to take to job interviews. They are proof to a
                                                                                                                       future employer that you are already capable of writing a well-
                                                                                                                       researched, well-argued and accurate report.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Majors ›

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