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Auckland Institute of Studies - AIS

Flag of New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
School ID: SA640001
Rank: 9,962
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Applied number: 100

A multicultural, family-oriented environment enables international students to interact with New Zealanders as well as people from over 35 different countries.

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General description

Established in 1990, Auckland Institute of Studies is one of New Zealand’s largest independent degree-granting institutions.

You will benefit from studying one of a wide range of NZQA-approved qualifications, including diploma and degree programmes in business, tourism management, hospitality management, information technology (IT), business administration and English language. Our flexible three-semester system and cross credit recognition allows you to fast-track your studies and get a head start on your career. Download our latest Prospectus here.

A friendly and nurturing environment balances and supports our rigorous academic programmes. At AIS you will experience expert personalised education in small classes. Whether from New Zealand or overseas, you will receive everything you need to feel comfortable and confident while studying with us – ensuring that you are well-equipped to succeed once you complete your qualification.

One of the key strengths of AIS and the programs we offer is the ability to prepare students for future opportunities both within New Zealand and overseas. As we have a large proportion of international students, we recognize that further study and career advancement choices often take our graduates beyond Auckland and New Zealand into the global community.

It now easier than ever to instantly connect and communicate with people all over the globe. The world truly is an international marketplace and AIS is internationally connected and recognized. We have strategic alliances and articulation arrangements with education institutions and organizations within New Zealand and in several main overseas markets.

In New Zealand these alliances enable domestic and international students to move into higher qualifications. International agreements provide for credit transfer into degree programs, support for offshore course delivery, group study tours and teacher exchanges.

Why Auckland Institute of Studies - AIS?

As a NZQA Category 1 provider AIS offers you the reassurance of knowing you have enrolled in one of New Zealand’s largest and longest-established Tertiary Education Organisations. Take advantage of a wide range of attractively priced diploma, degree, graduate and postgraduate qualifications, all approved by NZQA and recognised within New Zealand and internationally. Members of our well respected academic staff are leaders in their fields and committed to providing you with the best possible educational outcome.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 17,380
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 18,534
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 35,914

Main majors

  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism Management
  • Business Administration


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