International students are required to pay a tuition fee for each course they are enrolled in. Students are also expected to have an additional NZ$10,000 - NZ$15,000 for living expenses for each year of study.
- Download the full list of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic International fees for 2014 here (pdf, 177kb) (subject to change).
Quoted fees are based on standard full-time load at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Fees may change depending on actual courses chosen at enrolment.
There are some exceptions relating to the Marine Studies year 1, year 2, and Diploma in Marine Studies for Graduates Level 6 programmes. For details, and fees relating to part-time programmes please email email@example.com.
On some programmes there are requirements to purchase additional equipment or stationery. Please refer enquiries on specific programmes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bachelors Degree Study at the University of Waikato
While enrolled at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and studying the pre-requisite diploma qualification, students pay fees set by the Polytechnic as quoted above. After completion of the pre-requisite diploma, students will enrol at the University of Waikato for one or more years to complete their bachelor degree. During this time, students pay fees set by the University. To determine the cost of the study with University of Waikato, please refer to University of Waikato's international fees schedule.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Policies
When you sign the Application and Enrolment Form you are signing a legally binding agreement. Please ensure you are familiar with the Polytechnic's withdrawal / refund of fees policies.
Cost of Living
We recommend you allow a minimum of NZ$15,000 per year for living (including food, clothing, transport, entertainment and accommodation costs). This is a guide, however you will find the cost of living in Tauranga is less expensive than the larger centers in New Zealand and most other countries.