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Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT)

Flag of New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand
School ID: SU640001
Rank: 4,538
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Applied number: 100

CPIT is one of the largest institutes of technology in New Zealand with five campuses and a choice of more than 150 qualifications including degrees and graduate diplomas.

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General description

At CPIT we specialise in education for employment; when you study with us you'll gain skills, knowledge and practical experience, and you'll graduate work-ready with a globally recognised qualification. Our tutors have years of professional experience and extensive industry connections. Most of our programmes include work-integrated learning (up to 1400 hours for some qualifications) and our course completion rate is among the highest in New Zealand.Our classes are small so you'll get to know your tutors and classmates well. Our staff are committed to your success and we offer a comprehensive range of accessible student support services. Wherever in the world you come from, you will be welcomed into our inclusive community made up of staff and students from more than 50 countries. You'll also have many opportunities to enjoy free time in a safe, friendly region close to beautiful scenery and adventure pursuits.

Why Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT)?

We are internationally-recognised as one of the best English language training centres in New Zealand and a member of English New Zealand. Students from more than 30 countries choose to study with us to improve their English speaking, reading and writing. We offer a range of programmes that provide students with professional language skills needed in the global marketplace. English Language courses start on a weekly basis.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 18,400
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 16,400
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 34,800

Main majors

  • Architectural Studies
  • Art and Design
  • Computing
  • Language and Education


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