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

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

Learning 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
                                                                  get paid to talk                                                                                                           New Zealand                              Operating            Multi-National               English
                                                                                                                                                                       Embassy in                                     Accountant
                                                                                                                                    INTERNATIONAL                     New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                                             Government                                Overseas             Company                     Teacher

  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 Wayne L Edwards, OBE
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.”
Learning 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                     in Japan                          big picture                     successful career                 a community                       enough to care
           qualifications                 You have the opportunity          We are recognised for our       pathways                          Our unique international          We keep our classes small
           We are ranked by the NZQA      to gain international             strong interdisciplinary        We support our students with      learning environment enables      to build close relationships
           at the highest level for       experience through our            study programmes in             career development and job        students to develop cross-        between teachers and
           educational performance.       exchange programmes               International Business,         placement. You can access         cultural communication            students. Enhancing both
           Our graduates are sought       with International Pacific        International Relations,        internship programmes while       skills, acquire more languages    academic achievement
           after by international         University in Okayama,            Japanese, English, TESOL,       studying and on graduation.       and build an international        and your welfare.
           organisations.                 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 40                       See page 12                       See page 74                       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     Zealand and Japanese students. Successful kiwi recipients may       a wide range of contacts and will ensure you find a job you
        The relationship between            wide 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 work ready 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
                                                                                                                  specifically for finding jobs in Japan. See page 14
                                                                                                                                                                                  ABBY WATT

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                      This is the highest ranking that can be given
                                                                                                                                      ARE CATEGORY 1
                      by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
                      (NZQA) in their External Evaluation Reviews
                      (EER). A Category 1 provider rating means                                                                       Statement of confidence on educational performance;
                      that NZQA is “Highly Confident” in IPU New                                                                      NZQA is Highly Confident in the educational
                      Zealand’s Educational Performance and Self-                                                                     performance and self-assessment capacity of International
                      Assessment.                                                      COMPLETION RATE                                Educational Foundation (NZ) Incorporated trading as
                                                                                         92% for Bachelor & 97% for Postgrad papers
                                                                                                                                      IPU New Zealand.
                      IPU New Zealand undertook an External Evaluation Review
                                                                                                                                      • IPU New Zealand has high levels of course completion. The most
                      of our institution in June 2015, the first since 2011, and
                                                                                                                                        recent complete set of data (2014) shows 92 per cent achievement

                      NZQA has given us the highest possible rating: that of Highly
                                                                                                                                        rates for all students, 93 per cent for BCIS degree students, and
                      Confident in educational performance, and Highly Confident
                                                                                                                                        97 per cent for postgraduate (PDIS/MIS) students. These high
                      in capability in self-assessment.
                                                                                                                                        achievement rates are validated by comprehensive and effective
                                                                                                                                        internal and external moderation processes, confirming that
                      We have therefore retained our Category One classification
                                                                                                                                        assessments are consistent, valid and reliable.
                      with flying colours, and NZQA will not require us to
                      undergo another review until 2019. In the meantime, we look                                                     • Overall rates of student retention are also high, with the latest results
                      forward to doing our utmost to maintain this extremely high
                      standard, together with the confidence that our students and    STUDENT RETENTION                                 available for 2014 showing 81 per cent retention rates achieved. This
                                                                                                                                        has a noticeable link to the high qualification achievement rates,
                                                                                         compared with TEO average of 60% in 2015
                      stakeholders have in us.                                                                                          with 95 per cent of postgraduate students who enrolled in 2013
                                                                                                                                        completing their qualification, and 72 per cent 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,
                                                                                                                                        transferable skills) within a multicultural and multinational
                                                                                                                                        environment. This has prepared them well for their future careers,

                                                                                                                                        with high levels of employment acquired in jobs of direct relevance
                                                                                                                                        to their study and/or prior experience (69 per cent of graduates were
                                                                                      FACULTY MEMBERS WITH                              employed in fields directly relevant to their studies between 2011 and
                                                                                        DOCTORAL DEGREES                              • IPU New Zealand has created strong relationships with its external
                                                                                                                                        stakeholders in New Zealand and in many overseas countries,
                      MORE ABOUT THE EER AND NZQA                                                                                       particularly in the Asia-Pacific region (where it has over 80 active
                                                                                                                                        memorandums of understanding). It is clear that these relationships

                                                                                                                                        have created significant benefits for all parties, including staff and
                      NZQA places non-university providers into one of four
                                                                                                                                        students, ensuring the IPU New Zealand international studies
                      provider categories on the basis of external evaluation and
                                                                                                                                        programmes are well aligned to different multicultural and
                      review (EER). This includes Institutes of Technology and
                                                                                                                                        multinational needs.
                      Polytechnics, Wānanga, Private Training Establishments and
                      Industry Trade Organisations.                                                                                   • Teaching is highly effective. Students consider the delivery
                                                                                                                                        techniques to be appropriate in meeting their needs and consider
                      EER produces two NZQA statements of confidence in                                                                 staff to be very supportive. Oversight, appraisal and development of
                      a tertiary education provider: one about its educational
                      performance and the other about its organisational self-
                                                                                      NATIONS REPRESENTED                               teaching is very robust.

                      assessment. Under Rule 11 of the External Evaluation and            BY STUDENTS                                 • Lecturers are very well qualified, with a large number having PhDs
                                                                                                                                        or doctorates. Most teaching staff hold TESOL (Teaching English
                      Review Rules 2013 providers are categorised as follows:                                                           to Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications, with many also
                                                                                                                                        having adult teaching certificates or higher. Staff who are teaching

                      Category 1: two Highly Confident judgements, or a                                                                 degree and postgraduate programmes are research-active, providing
                                  Highly Confident judgement for educational                                                            ongoing related input into maintaining programme currency and
                                  performance and a Highly Confident/Confident                                                          relevance.
                                  judgement for self-assessment capability
                                                                                                                                      • IPU New Zealand has invested heavily in its student guidance and
                      Category 2: two Confident judgements, or a Highly Confident                                                       support services, which are used at all stages of students’ experiences,
                                  judgement in self-assessment and a Confident                                                          from their initial interest in enrolment through to employment on
                                  judgment in educational performance                                                                   graduation. These services are highly valued by students and have
                      Category 3: any Not Yet Confident judgement                                                                       contributed to the significant increase in retention rates.

                      Category 4: any Not Confident judgement.
                                                                                      STUDENT/LECTURER RATIO                          • 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
                      4,700,650                                 ease of doing                                 Educating for
                         April 2016                               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
                                                                                                                                                          A qualification that is recognised                                                              key to understanding each other and key to
        internationalised and technology-driven world.
                                                                                                                                                          all over the world at a great price.                                                            creating a better city.
        The balanced lifestyle New Zealand offers really                                                                                                  What more could you ask for?
        lets you grow as a person. There are many

                                                                                                                                                                                                             5, 60
        opportunities to do the things you have always                                                                  Dunedin


        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
                diverse and international   the 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

      employable                                                                                                                                                                              INTERNATIONAL
       An internship is designed to provide                                                                                                                                                      BUSINESS
       students with practical vocational work                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOSHIO ONSHO
       experience in order to strengthen and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Careers Advisor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  IPU New Zealand
       develop communication skills, problem
       solving capability, and approaches to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Toshio is in charge of helping our students find careers
       effective teamwork.                                                                                                                                                         N                                                        FO                                 in Japan. He deals with companies throughout Japan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               specialising in getting our graduates jobs there. If you are


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               interested in working for a big company in Japan, contact
                                                                                                              COMPLETE AN INTERNSHIP                                                     Integrated




                                                                                                              Students gain the following benefits
         “She was a great employee during her internship. She improved
                                                                                                                      from an internship:                                              for leadership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DEMIC ED
                                                                                                                                                                      ONAL AP
         her communication with the general public, was always on time
         and great at communicating.. would invite her back to assist
                                                                                                               • Access to the New Zealand workforce
         anytime...”                                                                                                                                                                      Finding problems and
                                                                                                               • Practical experience                                                    solving them to lead an
         “Student is a dedicated young man.                                                                    • In-depth industry knowledge                                            organisation or a group to

         I wanted a professional document with as many leads into the                                                                                                                      successful outcomes

         Asian community. He delivered.”                                                                       • Networking opportunities

                                                                                                               • Strong references for future job applications                                                                                  O


         “A very nice young man. He met all
         the requirements. I wish him well for the future.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NORIKO SATO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Careers Advisor
         “A very polite, charming and warm personality. Pleasure to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  IPU Japan
         work with - good worker. Follows instructions well.”

         “She has vastly improved her customer service skills from her
                                                                                                              IMPROVED EMPLOYABILITY                                 LANGUAGE /                                                              GLOBAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Noriko Sato has worked in the field of Human Resources
                                                                                                                                                                   COMMUNICATION                                                            AWARENESS
         first day with us. She’s a keen learner, always gives 100%.”                                                                                                                                                                                                          Development for over two decades, offering her services to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               global companies, such as HSBC, Citibank, Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                              Graduates have skills sought after by                                                    SUSTAINABILITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and Credit Suisse. An expert in her field, she is always keen
                                                                                                                  international organisations.
         QUICK FACTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to help our students.
                                                                                                               • Critical thinking and analytical skills
                Students working after studying
                having completed an internship                                                                 • Teamwork skills

                Students working in industries
                relevant to their area of study
                                                                                                               • Flexibility and adaptability
                                                                                                               • Intercultural communication skills                  POST STUDY WORK VISA - OPEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       QUICK FACTS
                                                                                                               • Experience successfully working in a                People who have a New Zealand qualification that they
                                               86%                                         67%                   second-language environment                         completed in New Zealand can apply for a visa to work in
                                                                                                                                                                     New Zealand. To be eligible, you must have an acceptable

                                                                                                                                                                     qualification*. If you’re granted a work visa, you can work
                                                                                                                                                                     for any employer in New Zealand.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WORK                              WORK IN
                  DOMESTIC                                 INTERNATIONAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALMOST
                  STUDENTS                                   STUDENTS                                          BE READY TO ENTER THE                                 You can only apply for this visa once, unless you complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FOR ANY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ANY JOB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   IN NZ
                                                                                                                GLOBAL WORKFORCE                                     a second higher qualification; that is, either a New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                     bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification, which you
                                                                                                                                                                     spend at least 30 weeks in New Zealand studying for.
                                               70%                                         77%

         Based on data gathered from 311 graduates in contact with IPU New Zealand during 2011-2015 period.                                                          * Level 5 Qualification or above. Please note this is current New Zealand Immigration             www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/about-visa/post-study-work-visa-open
                                                                                                                                                                       policy and subject to change

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Learning in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
Get                                                                                                                                     PATRICIA MAYO
                                                                                                                                                Marriage Celebrant

                                                                                                                                                Graduated 2003
                                                                                                                                                Bachelor International Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                 TARO PRUTISART
                                                                                                                                                                                 APAC at Westcon Group NZ
                                                                                                                                                                                 Business Analyst - Cloud,

                                                                                                                                                                                 Graduated 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor International Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           OLIVIA MARZUKI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CNN Indonesia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           News Anchor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Graduated 2004

                                                                                                                                                Major in Japanese Studies        Major in International Business Studies   Bachelor International Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                         From the beginning
                                                                                                                                                                                          our students have

                                                                                                                                                MARKO DEWANATA                                                             JOE RUSH
                                                                                                                                                Caterpillar Finance                                                        Sports Translation
         IPU New Zealand’s students are successful                               IPU New Zealand Graduate Profile                               Territory Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Graduated 2005
         in a wide range of careers and can be                                   Students who graduate from IPU New Zealand will:               Graduated 2004                                                             Bachelor International Studies
                                                                                                                                                Bachelor International Studies                                             Major in Language Studies
         found all around the world. Our highly                                  1. Be confident and independent and be able to set their
                                                                                    own goals
         motivated graduates are sought out for                                  2. Contribute to the society they live in
         their work ethic and skill level.                                       3. Think critically and solve problems in creative ways
                                                                                 4. Know how to access and evaluate information in a
         Here at IPU New Zealand graduates are very important to us,
                                                                                    range of ways
         which is why we are here to help you get a great job. In this section
         you can see what our previous graduates have been doing since           5. Be curious and excited about learning
         they graduated.                                                         6. Have the ability to listen to others from different
                                                                                    countries and to communicate cross-culturally and
                                                                                 7. Be able to use at least two languages accurately in a
                                                                                    range of social settings, content areas and in their work
                                                                                    at a high level of fluency
                                                                                 8. Be able to apply what has been learned in a range of
                                                                                    vocational settings

                                                                                 Hear what our graduates have to say
                                                                                 about their time at IPU New Zealand                            JESSY SULLIVAN                   ISAAC SAVAGE                              SHIBUKI HIROSUE
                                                                                                                                                Clothing Label Manager           Promoter                                  Journalist

                                                                                                                                                Graduated 2005                   Graduated 2007                            Graduated 2009
                                                                                                                                                Bachelor International Studies   Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies

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Learning in two countries - PROSPECTUS - IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
MAYRA BRANDAO                                ODE SATHYA                                NICOLE PROWSE
     GREGORY NG                                  ANDRE MANINGKAS                           KOTA MORISAWA                         Colégio Del Rey                              Embassy of the Republic of Korea          OMP World School
     HR Headhunter                               Investment Banker                         International Pacific University      International Programs Coordinator           Diplomatic Support Officer                ESOL Teacher
                                                                                           Study Abroad Officer
     Graduated 2009                              Graduated 2010                                                                  Graduated 2013                               Graduated 2013                            Graduated 2014
     Bachelor of International Studies           Bachelor of International Studies         Graduated 2011                        Bachelor of International Studies            Bachelor of International Studies         Bachelor of International Studies
     Major in International Relations            Major in International Business Studies   Bachelor of International 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                           SALLY YEP                                 ALRIE TARLIMAN
     ALLAN HARRISON                                                                        AirTime Japan                         AIA Viet Nam                                 Kasamatsu Futaba Kindergarten             Vodafone New Zealand
     Language Instructor                         TOMOYA HONDA                              Operation Manager                     Management Trainee                           Teacher                                   Set-up Specialist
                                                 International Student Counsellor
     Graduated 2012                                                                        Graduated 2013                        Graduated 2016                               Graduated 2016                            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 Japanese Studies                 Major in International Business Studies

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Rashid                Dana                 Neil                 Elizaveta             Stewart              Chris       Glenn                     Karine                      Gareth              Hueymei              Stephen                Farzana
Ameer                 Taylor               Bond                 Tarasova              Holdaway             Muckersie   Wickens                   Chagne                      Williams            Chen                 O’Connor               Gounder
Assistant Dean FIS    Assistant Dean FIS   Assistant Dean FIS   TESOL Coordinator     Assistant Dean FIS   Lecturer    Lecturer                  Lecturer                    Lecturer            Lecturer             Lecturer               Lecturer

         Educators who make a difference                                                                                          Our teaching staff have a diverse 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 varied 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.

  Kerstin             Nathan               Ling                 Marveys             Junko                  Randall     Johanna                   Tadashi                     Janine              Taku                 Nicki                  Peter
  Meinecke            Ehambaranathan       Guan                 Ayomi               Yamamoto               Heldreth    Aitchison                 Iwami                       Morrah              Saito                Liversage              Chan
  Lecturer            Lecturer             Lecturer             Lecturer            Lecturer               Lecturer    Lecturer                  Lecturer                    Lecturer            Lecturer             Lecturer               Lecturer
Pathway                                                                                  INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
                                                                                                  Today it is no longer practical to focus on a single subject area in

         to Success
                                                                                                  tertiary study. Instead, graduates with a wide range of knowledge,          Skills
                                                                                                  perspectives, and practical problem-solving skills are in demand.                                  International
                                                                                                  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.      Environment
                                                                                                  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                         Studies
                                                                                                  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 36

     Trinity College London         Level 5 Tourism                                            Graduate Diploma of                                   Diploma of
       Certificate in TESOL         & Travel Studies                                           International Studies                                International
                       Page 32              Page 38                                                         Page 56                                    Studies
                                                                                                                                                            Page 60

                                 Level 5 Business Studies
                                  (Project Management)
                                            Page 40

                                                                                               • International Business
                                                                                                Page 48

                                                                                               • TESOL & Language Studies
                                                                                                Page 50
         Level 1-5 English                            Bachelor of Contemporary
                                                                                               • International Relations                                    Master of International Studies
         Language Studies                               International Studies                   Page 52
                                                                                                                                                                            Page 62
                       Page 30                                  Page 44
                                                                                               • Japanese Studies
                                                                                                Page 53

                                                                                               • Interdisciplinary Focus
                                                                                                Page 54

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         LEVEL 1-5 ENGLISH

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                                                                                                                                                                                                           “The Trinity TESOL course at IPU provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                        you with the necessary basic teaching skills that
     DURATION 5 WEEKS                   INTAKES FEBRUARY           STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND                       LEADS TO BCIS, GDIS      www.ipu.ac.nz/diploma-in-tourism-travel-studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                          will help you start your ESOL Teaching career
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      anywhere in the world.”

                                                                   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 ESOL 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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      KENNY WATONO

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IPU New Zealand‘s English Language Programme
                                                                                                                       – Your successful pathway to higher studies




        IPU New Zealand has a proud                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   800

        history of over 25 years of teaching                                                                                                                                                                                                                          700

        English as a second language.


        IPU New Zealand is the ideal environment for improving your                                                                                                                                                                                                   400
        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                                                                                                                                                                                                     200
        communicative language approach with a focus on getting
        students to produce language in real-world situations.

     Growing your






                                                                                                                                                                          JUL 1


                                                                                                                       2016 INDIVIDUAL STUDENT TOEIC SCORE IMPROVEMENT

                                                                                                                           320 725                                555 750                                 500 765                                 465 840
                                                                                                                           360 740                                465 825                                 450 800                                 430 785

                                                                                   Average Student Improvement         For you to be successful in an academic environment, it is important to improve in all areas of
                       practical things you                                        246 Point Improvement               English: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Here are some ideas for improving these skills.
                       can do to improve                                                                               Speaking                                                                       Writing
                       your English language:                                                                          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
                                                                                              433                      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.                                               342                                to a CD and repeating what you hear.
        •   Learn five new words every day.
                                                                            2016                                       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
                                                                            2015                                       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.                                                                       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/foundation-english-programme                           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 or equivalent with no band score          English Language (Level 4, Academic) will enable graduates to
                                                                                                                                       work in positions that require interpersonal communication,
                                                                                   lower than 5.5
     an everyday basis with a course                                   ■ Level 4 = IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with no band score          an understanding of context-specific professional and/or
                                                                                                                                       technical texts, writing context-specific records and reports
     structure that supports and                                                   lower than 5.0
                                                                       ■ Level 3 = IELTS 4.5 or equivalent with no band score          as well as interaction in a team. The Level 4 programme is
     encourages success.                                                           lower than 4.0                                      equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
                                                                                                                                       Successful achievement of the New Zealand Certificate in
                                                                       ■ Level 2 = IELTS 3.5 or equivalent with no band score
                                                                                   lower than 3.0                                      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 or equivalent with no band score          positions that require complex interpersonal communication,
     programmes will help you develop your English language                        lower than 2.0                                      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. The
     one of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and      will sit a placement test upon arrival and be placed in a level   Level 5 programme 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. Your programme will lead
     to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language at the       Previous English language study
     level appropriate to your 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 Dean’s 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 Anglophone country
     Graduates will have mastered the basics of the Japanese                                                                           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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            RYAN DUDLEY

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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 (Dean will consider prior
                                                                    learning e.g., work experience in the area or NZQA University
                                                                                                                                      Graduates will have the communication and technical
     the wide world of guided visitor                               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-operating                Programme Structure
     environments, systems, and processes in order to support
     decision-making, deliver a quality visitor experience, and   • 120 credits, full time, 2 semesters
                                                                  • 8 compulsory modules
     contribute to overall business effectiveness.
                                                                  • Includes work experience component

                                                                                                                                          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
                                                                                                                                                                                                          VIOLENE FOU

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     MANAGEMENT)                                                                                                                                                                                           “The IPU New Zealand qualification is very
                                                                                                                                                                                                               competent for the future. IPU provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                         professional and ambitious courses that enhance
     DURATION 1 YEAR              INTAKES APRIL, AUGUST (TBC)            STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND                      LEADS TO BCIS      www.ipu.ac.nz/business_studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                            individual’s knowledge and experience. My
                                                                                                                                                                                                           future is good to go. I will move into a career
                                                                                                                                                                                                             that I love where I can truly use my skills.”

     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                            Dean will consider prior learning (e.g. work experience in the
                                                                area, literacy and numeracy credits to University Entrance levels).
                                                                                                                                      Career Opportunities
     high quality outcomes for New
     Zealand for-profit and non-profit                          INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                                                                • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4)
                                                                                                                                      Educational outcome
     organisations.                                             or                                                                    Graduates may apply for further study in business programmes
                                                                                                                                      at Level 6 and Level 7 on the NZQF, including cross credit into
                                                                • Interview
                                                                • Graduation from high school in home country                         the first year of the Bachelor of Contemporary International
     Core project management modules develop students’                                                                                Studies at IPU New Zealand.
                                                                • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or
     technical knowledge and personal skills in initiating,        equivalent score on an acceptable international English
     managing, and reviewing group activities to achieve           proficiency test                                                   Professional outcome
     project outcomes. Graduates will be able to apply
     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. This
                                                                                                                                      non-profit organisations, and community groups.
     programme leads to the achievement of the New Zealand      Recommended prior knowledge
     Diploma in Business (Project Management) (Level 5).                                                                              • Project manager
                                                                • Any New Zealand Certificate in Business (Level 4)
                                                                or                                                                    • Small business owner
                                                                • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)             • Manager or supervisor
                                                                   or equivalent
                                                                • Relevant work experience

                                                                                                                                          DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                          It is free to join Student Job Search if you are an IPU
                                                                                                                                          New Zealand student.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        HYUN DEOKSU

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                                                                                                                                                                                                               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 intergrates 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 PDIS, MIS    www.ipu.ac.nz/undergraduate-programmes

                                                                                                                                                                                                               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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“Like anything worthwhile, getting my
     BACHELOR OF CONTEMPORARY                                                                                                                                                                                             degree here at IPU was not easy... but it was
     INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                                                                                                                                                                                              unbelievably worthwhile. I have learned things
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and met people that will stay with me my entire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         life. The lecturers will certainly challenge you,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         but without their encouragement and support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        my time studying wouldn’t have been anywhere
     Programme Content                                                         Practical Work Experience                                         Study Timeline                                                                  near as enjoyable or rewarding.”
     The Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies is a                   You can elect to do an internship as part of the course of                             Level 5   Level 6             Level 7
     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
     obtain a major in a specialist area of study (International               gives you 130 hours of practical on-the-job experience

                                                                                                                                                 Core Compulsory
     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?

                               Logan Keene - Majoring in Japanese Studies
                               “I want to use my Japanese skills to enhance my professional career.”

                                                                                                                                                 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
                        • 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.                                                                                        HANNA GREGORY
                                                                                                                                                                                          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 Deans and Assistant Deans are always ready to talk
     people all over the world have an              ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                   So we make sure you understand the information you are given
                                                                                                                                                                                                to you and 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 7              Learning Advisor whose job is to support you with your
                                                    MANDARIN LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                       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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