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Study Options

At UCOL, we understand how important it is to study something that you love. That's why UCOL offers a range of career-oriented programmes for international students that can help transform dreams into a reality. 

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:

In addition, we offer 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 Student Support staff 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.