UCOL is a dynamic institute, constantly changing to meet the economic and social needs of our communities. We strive for an employer-centred curricula.
All UCOL programmes are government approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), the government agency responsible for quality assurance of qualifications and are internationally recognised.
Our popular programmes of study for international students include:
Arts and design
International students who study both of the following cookery qualifications, starting in February 2019, are eligible for a fees discount. See the Advice & Guidance section on the programme pages for details.
Information and Communications Technology
UCOL offers the full suite of New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) programmes, all NZQA approved. UCOL is also a TOEFL iBT testing centre.
Feel free to contact UCOL's International Admission Team with any enquiries you may have about any of our programmes.
You can also check out UCOL's International Prospectus to see all the programmes available for international students.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have an international qualification, previous work experience or other tertiary qualifications, you may be granted credit exemptions or be eligible to complete your Degree or course of study in a shorter amount of time as Recognition of Prior Learning. UCOL is happy to discuss options on an individual basis so we can help you find a programme that best suits you.