Kā Huarahi Ako  Study options

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Together with industry we've developed a balanced programme of study encompassing theoretical knowledge and real world experience to ensure you graduate ready to contribute in your new job from day one.

CPIT graduates are highly sought after and gaining a valuable degree, diploma, certificate or graduate qualification is easier than ever before with full, part time and online options designed to suit your lifestyle.


Flexible study

With part time and online learning options you can study where and when you like. You may also be interested in our short courses.

Part time and flexible study

Many of our qualifications can be studied part time. Arrange your study during the day, evening or at the weekend to fit in with work or life commitments.

Whether you study fully off campus or choose a qualification that offers a mixture of classroom and online teaching (blended delivery), we have courses to suit your lifestyle.

Short courses

You might be interested in our short courses in a range of subject areas including adult reading and writing, business, computing, languages and trades.


We offer information on more than 80 scholarships and awards.

Scholarships and awards

There are a number of scholarships available every year for CPIT students in many study areas.


Making an application

Most applications for scholarships or awards clearly describe who is eligible to apply for it, how much it is for, when the closing date for applications is, and what information must be included with your application.


Study fees

Find information on student fees, payment methods and emergency financial assistance.

Fees and finance

The amounts shown for domestic and international student fees in the programme and course listings are meant to be as a guide only.

Payment methods

There are many options for paying for your fess including: cash or EFTPOS, cheque, major credit cards, student loan, internet banking.

Emergency financial assistance

The CPIT Hardship Fund is to assist currently enrolled students who face unexpected financial hardship.



CPIT's foundation programmes are the stepping stones to further study or to a new career.

Foundation studies

CPIT's foundation programmes are the stepping stones to further study or to a new career and provide entry level qualifications for more advanced study.

Foundation programmes

Explore our foundation programmes in a range of subject areas including Certificate in Foundation Studies and the Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation).


Student Exchange

CPIT's Student Exchange programme offers current CPIT students the opportunity to study abroad and international students the opportunity to study in New Zealand at CPIT.

Study Overseas

Our Student Exchange programme gives you the opportunity to enjoy another culture and gain life experience while studying overseas at one of our partner institutions.

Study in New Zealand

If you are living overseas and want to study in New Zealand, find out about our Student Exchange programmes to see how we can help you.

Study options A to Z directory

Browse through our study areas of interest in the A to Z study guide directory below.

We have a number of qualifications with part time, full time and online study options. Short courses are available in a wide range of areas for your professional and personal development.