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Choose Wellington Capital City Wellington is the political, cultural and creative heart of New Zealand. It has the highest incomes, best educated work force and lowest unemployment in the country. Known as the world’s coolest little capital*, Wellington offers every visitor experiences to remember forever. Whether you study at one of WelTec’s city campuses, or in the charming historical suburb of Petone, you will have the best of both worlds; living in the heart of a vibrant, multicultural city and free to escape to the countryside, harbour and hills to relax, refresh and play.
Capital City Wellington, located in the heart of New Zealand
* Lonely Planet, Best in Travel 2011
Wellington Institute of Technology is a public tertiary institute, established and funded by the New Zealand Government.
Choose WelTec Small classes Students benefit from individual attention and can really get to know teachers and classmates. At WelTec you are more than a number, we call you by name.
Links with industry WelTec programmes are developed closely with local business, industry, and professional groups to ensure courses and qualifications are current and relevant to business and employment needs.
Practical applied programmes Students work on real-life projects and employers routinely recruit our graduates directly after study. Up to 95% of WelTec students undertake some form of work placement or work related experience as part of their studies.
Key stats 8524 students 42 nationalities 5 campuses 6 schools 16
industry advisory committees, many of which include major employers
95% of WelTec students undertake work experience during study 86% successful course completion for International Students 92% of international students satisfied or very satisfied with their experience at WelTec Employers say:
Pathway to success WelTec’s practical approach, small classes and dedicated tutors prepare graduates who are highly regarded and quickly and easily make the transition to work.
WelTec’s qualifications are relevant
WelTec’s graduates are work ready
Study at WelTec after completing your degree Master Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Graduate Diplomas (NZQA Levels 7, 8 & 9) Open Degree Pathway
Engineering Degree Pathway
Health Degree Pathway
IT Degree Pathway
Graduate Diploma in Engineering
Master of Professional Practice
Master of Information Technology
Optional endorsements: Education /Leadership
Start February and July Length 1 year IELTS 6.5 Campus Petone Fee $17,500
Start February, July and November Length 18 months IELTS 7.0 Campus Wellington Fee $29,250
Start July Length 18 months Campus Petone
Gain a comprehensive understanding of Mechatronics by focusing on key areas such as robotics, aerospace, transportation, defence, automotive, building systems and manufacturing industries.
Gain extensive knowledge on leading practice at an advanced level, working with diversity and become an effective leader of inter-professional teams.
Gain high level skills in the IT field and learn to apply them in a wide range of situations while updating your existing technical knowledge of advanced IT.
Career opportunities Graduates may undertake roles such as Design Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Planner, Product Designer or Project Manager.
Graduate Diploma in Engineering
Major: Structures (Subject to NZQA approval) Start July Length 1 year Campus Petone
IELTS 6.5 Fee $17,500
Learn to plan, design, construct and maintain structures though advanced study and practice of structural engineering. Career opportunities Excellent opportunities exist for graduates in a range of industries including consulting engineering, construction, local government and public and private infrastructure.
Graduate Diploma in Engineering Major: Water and Waste Start February Length 1 year Campus Petone
IELTS 6.5 Fee $17,500
Be part of the global blue economy and help contribute to fixing the worldâ€™s water quality and shortage problems. You will focus on aeration, sedimentation, filtration, biological treatment, disinfection and waste water processing. Career opportunities Graduates may consider careers in Civil Engineering specialising in water and waste, including Design Engineer or Project Manager.
IELTS 6.5 Fee $29,250
Postgraduate Diploma in NE W Professional Practice
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
Start February, July and November Length 1 year IELTS 7.0 Campus Wellington Fee $19,500
Start February Length 1 year Campus Petone
Focus on learning research methods for health and social practice and gain specialised knowledge and leadership skills to work in inter-professional teams.
Develop an understanding of the broad conceptual and theoretical elements involved in the IT sector.
Career opportunities Excellent opportunities exist for health practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge and take their career to a higher level.
IELTS 6.5 Fee $19,500
Career opportunities Graduates will possess an excellent combination of knowledge and practical expertise to advance their career in diverse fields within the IT sector.
Graduate Diploma in Addiction, Alcohol and Drug Studies
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
Campus Wellington Start February, July and November
Start February, July and November Length 1 year IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $17,500
Campus Auckland Start February and July Length 1 year IELTS 6.0
Focuses on knowledge and understanding of addictive behavior, alcohol and drug issues and problems, and approaches to practice in the Addiction Services field. Career opportunities Employment opportunities exist in a variety of alcohol and drug services including clinical support roles with District Health Boards, Public Heath, and non-government organisations. Roles include Health Promotion, Researcher, and Policy Analyst.
Comprehensive coverage of specialist areas within IT with the opportunity to apply your knowledge to an industry-based IT project. Career opportunities Excellent employment opportunities exist within the field of Information Technology including Business/ IT Analysis, Project Management, Database Management, Information Security and Consultancy.
Graduate Diploma in Information Assurance and Security Start February and July Length 1 year IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $17,500 Gain a comprehensive understanding of information security and maintenance. Learn how to integrate security policy, practices and technologies into operational structures and explore the principles of survivability and information assurance. Career opportunities Excellent opportunities exist within the field of Information Security, including Computer Security Consulting, Forensic Investigation and Security Testing.
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
Majors: Accounting, Event Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing, Strategic Management Start February, July and November Length 1 year IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $17,500 The aim of this programme is to produce high quality graduates who have sound understanding of the dynamic and changing business environment, which will enable them to apply that knowledge in a range of industries and organisations. Career opportunities Career options exist for graduates across a wide range of industries in a number of disciplines, in both public and private sectors.
Creative Degree Pathway Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies Start February and July Length 1 year IELTS 6.0 Campus Wellington Fee $17,500 The programme provides an opportunity for students to develop skills required for entry into the creative workforce and has a large practical component, including collaborative practice and industry-relevant projects. Career opportunities Students will create an all-round portfolio of skills that will allow them to achieve their creative goals. Graduates may consider roles such as Game Designer, Scriptwriter, Director and Graphic Designer.
Study at WelTec after graduating from high school* Bachelor Degrees (NZQA Level 7) and Diplomas (NZQA Level 6) Addiction Studies
Bachelor of Addiction Studies
Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Diploma in Professional Cookery
Bachelor of Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology
Start February and July Length 3 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Wellington and Auckland Fee $18,500
Start February Length 2 years Campus Wellington
Incorporating the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) and the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5)
Majors: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical
Majors: Networking, Programming, Information Assurance and Security, Software Engineering
Graduates will develop evidence-based practice skills that will enable them to work in partnership with a wide range of other professionals in a variety of social settings. Career opportunities Employment opportunities exist in addiction and alcohol and drug services roles with District Health Boards in Public Health and Non-Government Organisations and in social, health and community agencies.
Built Environment New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6) Start February Length 2 years Campus Petone
IELTS 6.0 Fee $18,500
Develop your technical drawing skills using architectural computer-aided design (CAD) software, and build a comprehensive knowledge of architectural building methods and materials and building code requirements.
New Zealand Diploma in Construction Major: Quantity Surveying Start February Length 2 years Campus Petone
IELTS 6.0 Fee $18,500
Learn about quantifying projects, estimating building costs and materials, and tendering and administering contracts.
New Zealand Diploma in Construction Major: Construction Management Start February Length 2 years Campus Petone
IELTS 6.0 Fee $18,500
Gain a knowledge base essential to building a career in this dynamic industry, and develop understanding of the fundamentals of construction planning and project management within the construction industry. Career opportunities Career opportunities exist in positions such as Technician for construction companies, Quantity Surveying Technician, Architectural Technician, Draughtsperson, and Architectural Designer.
IELTS 5.5 Fee $22,043
Designed for those interested in pursuing a career as a beauty therapist, this qualification incorporates City and Guilds and CIDESCO diplomas, which are recognised in over 140 countries. Career opportunities Career opportunities exist in clinics, on cruise ships, in hair and beauty salons and spa retreats.
Business Bachelor of Applied Management Majors: Accounting, Event Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing, Strategic Management
Start February, June and October Length 2 years IELTS 5.5 Campus Wellington Fee $30,000 (Fee for two years must be paid in full) Taught by our highly skilled, industry-experienced tutors, you will learn how to develop yourself for kitchen management while building on our culinary abilities, with a specialisation in Cookery or Patisserie in your second year. Career opportunities Career opportunities include working as a chef in hotels, restaurants, bistros, cafes, catering companies and in the tourism industry. The skills you acquire through the course and relevant experience will prepare you to move quickly into senior roles within the industry.
Start February, July and November Length 3 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone and Wellington Fee $17,500
Let WelTecâ€™s industry-experienced tutors help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the dynamic and changing environment of business management in New Zealand and internationally.
Major: Digital Media (or customise your own degree by choosing a range of electives)
New Zealand Diploma in Business Start February, July and November Length 2 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone and Wellington Fee $17,500 In this comprehensive programme students will gain an initial overview of Accounting, Management, Communications and Commercial Law. Students can also select elective courses in their own areas of interest.
Diploma in Accounting (Accounting Technician) Start February, July and November Length 2 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone and Wellington Fee $17,500 Gain a thorough understanding of business and accounting concepts and practices for entry into the accounting industry. Career opportunities Career opportunities include work as an Accounting Technician, Assistant Accountant, Management Consultant, Advertising Manager, Business Analyst, Change Manager, and in Organisation Development.
Bachelor of Creative Technologies
Start February and July Length 3 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Wellington Fee $20,450 The Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree has a strong focus on building interdisciplinary understanding across the fields of Animation, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography, and Visual Arts. Learning is tailored to mirror industry and includes practical learning components, group workshops, collaborative projects and portfoliobased assessments. Graduates will be creative professionals who communicate across a range of disciplines.
Diploma in Creative Technologies Start February and July Length 2 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Wellington Fee $20,450
Start February and July Length 3 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $18,500 The Bachelor of Engineering Technology is an internationally-recognised qualification which forms the basis for a career as an Engineer. The programme is designed for students who wish to combine the engineering theory aspect of a career with an applied and practical component.
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Majors: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Start February and July Length 2 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $18,500 The aim of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering is to provide skilled and competent engineering technicians who apply engineering theory to practice. Career opportunities Graduates may find employment as an Engineer in the field of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Surveying, Draughting, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Natural Resources Engineering.
Start February and July Length 3 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $18,500 Get your degree in applied Information Technology and graduate work-ready and in demand. The degree has majors in Networking, Programming, Information Assurance and Security, and Software Engineering; or customise your degree and select a combination of subjects that most interest you.
Diploma in Information Technology Start February and July Length 2 years IELTS 6.0 Campus Petone Fee $18,500 This programme comprises the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology. You will be introduced to topics including computers and software packages, alternative information processing technologies, programme development and design, and information and the technology environment. Career opportunities You may find employment in a junior Information Technology role, or progress to further study in the Bachelor of Information Technology programme.
Diploma in Exercise Science Start February Length 2 years Campus Petone
IELTS 6.0 Fee $20,472
This industry-renowned programme is designed to equip you with the confidence, knowledge and skills to work in the sport and fitness industry. Career opportunities Career opportunities exist in range of fitnessrelated roles including personal and group training, nutrition and health promotion, exercise therapy and gym management.
The Diploma in Creative Technologies programme will provide you with opportunities to participate in cross-disciplinary practices including visual arts, motion graphics and information technology. Career opportunities Career opportunities exist in the design, illustration, digital media and film industries, and in the arts and education sectors. You may establish yourself as self-employed creative arts professional or undertake further study.
* Entry subject to meeting all entry requirements
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DISCLAIMER The information contained in this programme guide describes the courses we intend to offer. The information is correct at the time of printing (December 2015). Please note that programmes and courses are subject to change.