Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aims of the work-based learning programmes are to
widen access to higher education by:
- offering award tracks from undergraduate to master level which recognise and accredit the learning achieved by learners through work and other life experiences
- building partnerships with employers and organisations which utilise learning from, through and for work

* provide opportunities for learners and/or their employers to negotiate programmes of study which are focused on topics and issues relevant to their workplace

* develop and support learners in becoming autonomous learners, capable of:
- managing and critically evaluating their learning
- undertaking work-based projects which meet both their own needs and those of
others eg employers/sponsors/ organisations
* providing a learner-centred curriculum which benefits Otago Polytechnic's position as a leading provider of work-based learning opportunities.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelors degree, or degree equivalent and relevant practical, professional or educational experience

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,082 $6,082
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,452 $6,452
Total $12,534 $12,534

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

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Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

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Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator



Up to $3,000.

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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office



$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Web: http://

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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