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If you are a domestic student you may be eligible to have fees subsidised through the Ministry of Education.
You are a domestic student if you are:
If you are not one of the above, you are classified as an international student and must pay full fees.
For specific course fees refer to the course pages. All fees are in New Zealand dollars and are GST inclusive.
If you are studying with us while living outside New Zealand, your fees are exempt from GST. The fees shown on this website are correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change. Final fee costs will be confirmed as part of your enrolment.
In addition to your course fees, you will need to pay an annual administration fee of $60.00 for your first enrolment each calendar year.
If you live outside New Zealand you will need to pay an international handling charge. For trimester enrolment courses this charge is paid per trimester. For open courses it is charged with each enrolment. The appropriate charge will be included on your fee quote.
The international handling charge relates to your postal address.
|South Pacific region||$70.00|
|East Asia and North America||$95.00|
|Rest of the world||$120.00|
All chargeable services are specified below.
|Service fee schedule||$|
|Annual administration fee||60.00|
|Credit Transfer Application||No Fee|
|Cross Credit Application:|
|From an Open Polytechnic course to another Open Polytechnic course||No Fee|
From another institutions’ course to an Open Polytechnic course
^Fee is non refundable, regardless of application outcome.
|50.00 per application^|
|Advanced Standing Application||No Fee|
Recognition of Prior Learning Application
^^E.g. seeking recognition of a 20 credit course fee is 20 x $15.00 = $300
Note: Fee is non refundable regardless of application outcome. Fees must be received before applications can be considered.
Full criteria for Credit Recognition application forms can be found here
|15.00 per credit applied for ^^|
|Formal academic transcript||15.00|
|Replacement Open Polytechnic certificate||50.00|
|Reconsideration of a final result*||120.00|
|Reconsideration of individual assessment or final examination paper*||75.00|
|Overseas examination arrangements fee. This fee is not applicable if the international handling charge has been paid.||60.00|
|Resit withdrawal fee||50.00|
|Review of formal decision by Executive Director, Academic Services||50.00|
* These fees will be refunded should the application result in an improved grade.
To apply for any of the above, go to the Service Application forms to find the appropriate form
You may need set textbooks for some courses. The cost of set texts is not included in your enrolment fee.