Otago Polytechnic

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Business, Tourism and IT

Every industry in the world needs smart, innovative people with top-notch skills in administration, finance, strategic planning and communication – and great systems to make it work.  

  • Business

    Business graduates make things happen. Work in finance or marketing, recruitment, management and events organisation.


  • Tourism

    Launch your career in tourism with our hands-on programmes. You'll gain invaluable experience through field trips, trade shows and industry links.


  • Computing and IT

    IT skills are in demand. Learn programming, and how to assemble, install, test or repair software, networks and equipment.


  • Bridging options

    Our bridging programmes give you the skills you need to succeed in your chosen field of study.


  • Capable NZ

    Working in the industry, but don’t have a qualification? We'll assess what you know against existing qualifications and give you academic credit.