What’s our distance learning difference? It’s the almost 30,000 learners who join us each year to study and achieve their career and personal goals.
This section you can find out about distance learning with Open Polytechnic, including how studying with us works, how we’ll support you and what we offer international learners.
Our distance learning difference
Tō mātou rerekētanga ki te ako mamao
How studying by distance with us works
Te hanga o te ako mamao ki a mātou
Distance learning with Open Polytechnic means we bring the classroom to you. Find out how it all works on this page.
How much time will you need?
He aha te roanga o tēnei mahi?
How much time is needed for distance learning is different for everyone. Find out how to estimate how much time you may need to study and complete your course.
How to decide what to study
Te whakatau i tō ara mātauranga
Deciding what to study is a big decision. Get tips and ideas to help you take the first or next step on your study journey.
Learner, graduate and employer feedback
We regularly gain feedback from our learners, graduates and their employers to help us ensure we’re meeting their needs, and see how distance learning with us has benefitted them.
Ngā ākonga nō whenua kē
We can help you study by distance learning in your own time and place and achieve your goals, where ever that may be.