Textbooks and course materials

If your course has a set text it will be listed in the relevant PDF below and can be ordered from the Victoria University Book Centre (VicBooks). You can also order a limited range of books and software through us. Check the order form for what is available. 

VicBooks website (opens in a new window)

Set texts are not available from the Open Polytechnic Library.

Trimester 3  2016 - set textbooks

These PDFs are the set textbook lists for Trimester 3 2016 only. Textbooks often change from one trimester to the next, so don't buy a set textbook until it has been confirmed for the trimester you are enrolling in.

If your Trimester 3 2016 textbook details are not listed below, email customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Degree and associated diplomas

This PDF includes set textbooks for courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting and business
  • Communications
  • Environment
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Information and communication technology
  • Information and library studies
  • Psychology
  • Primary science teaching
  • Social work

Degree and associated diplomas Trimester 3 2016 (PDF, 143KB, opens new window)

Other qualifications

NZ Diploma in Business Trimester 3 2016 (PDF, 132KB, opens new window)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Trimester 3, 2016 (PDF, 134KB, opens new window)

Secondhand Textbooks

You can buy, sell or exchange your second hand texts using the free online notice board at VicBooks.

Vic Books Noticeboard (opens in new window)

When buying second-hand textbooks make sure you are buying the right edition. An out-of-date edition might be cheap, but may have out-of-date information.

If you have any questions about set textbooks contact us

Related information