Fees

Postgraduate Qualifications Fees Duration 2017 Fees (NZD) 2018 Fees (NZD)
Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)** 2 years $5,989 - $6,212 $6,108 - $6,336
Master of Early Childhood Education* 1.5 years $10,506 $10,716
Postgraduate Diploma in Education
(Early Childhood Education)*
1 year $7,004 $7,144
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
(Leadership and Management)*
0.5 years $3,502 $3,572

* Program fees (All others are per annum)
** The Master of Education (Early Childhood Education) program fees are determined by which courses a student chooses within the qualification.

Undergraduate Qualifications Fees Duration 2017 Fees (NZD) 2018 Fees (NZD)
Graduate Diploma in Teaching
(Early Childhood Education)*                                     
1.33 years $7,772 $7,922
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) 3 years $5,796 $5,908
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Upgrade*
1 year $5,824 $5,936
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Upgrade (NZTC graduates)*
0.5 years $2,912 $2,968
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) 3 years $5,846 $5,956
New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 6)*
1 year $5,624 $5,736
New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 5)*
1 year $5,624 $5,736
New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 4)*
0.5 years $3,400 $3,468

* Program fees (All others are per annum)

Please note: These fees are approximate and based upon a full-time course load for each program of study. After you have applied and been accepted we will send you an invoice with the final cost of your tuition fees.

Invoices issued in 2017 for all programs will hold 2017 fees only if the fees are paid in 2017. If fees are not paid in 2017, then NZTC reserves the right to withdraw the invoice and reissue an invoice with 2018 fees. 

The following fees are also required:

  • Student Fee Insurance $50 
    Covers the insurance to protect student fees. The fee is based upon one stage of study.
  • Student ID card $25 
    One off payment at beginning of study. Students must submit a photo for a student card to be produced. Replacement cards for lost or stolen cards are $25.
  • Police Vetting Fee $15 
    One off payment at beginning of study.

If you are applying for Credit Recognition and Transfer (CRT):

  • CRT Assessment Fee $95
    The fee is non-refundable even if no CRT credit is awarded.

Safeguarding tuition fees

In the unlikely event that New Zealand Tertiary College is unable to deliver the program you have enrolled in, New Zealand Tertiary College has protected your fees with Public Trust. Fees deposited and protected by the Public Trust are held in the Common fund which has an unsecured guarantee from the New Zealand Government. The student fee protection for New Zealand Tertiary College is fully compliant with NZQA rules. Should access to your fees be necessary, you may contact Public Trust on 0800 494 733 or eMail feeprotect@publictrust.co.nz. This arrangement has been accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority as meeting the requirements of the Education Act 1989 and the Student Fee Protection Rules 2013.

Refund policy

NZTC's refund policy complies with the Education Act 1989. See our Student Withdrawal and Refund policy (PDF 477KB).

Postgraduate Qualifications Fees Duration 2017 Fees (NZD) 2018 Fees (NZD)
Master of Education
(Early Childhood Education)**
2 years $24,000 $24,000
Master of Early Childhood Education* 1.5 years $36,000 $36,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Education
(Early Childhood Education)*
1 year $24,000 $24,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
(Leadership and Management)*
0.5 years TBC TBC

* Program fees (All others are per annum)
** The Master of Education (Early Childhood Education) program fees are determined by which courses a student chooses within the qualification.

Undergraduate Qualifications Fees Duration 2017 Fees (NZD) 2018 Fees (NZD)
Graduate Diploma in Teaching
(Early Childhood Education)*
1.33 years $29,500 $29,500
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) 3 years $22,000 $22,000
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Upgrade*
1 year TBC $22,000
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Upgrade (NZTC graduates)*
0.5 years TBC $11,000
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) 3 years $20,000 $20,000
New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 6)*
1 year $20,000 $20,000
New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 5)*
1 year $19,000 $20,000
New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education
and Care (Level 4)*
0.5 years $12,000 $12,000

* Program fees (All others are per annum)

Please note: These fees are approximate and based upon a full-time course load for each program of study. After you have applied and been accepted we will send you an invoice with the final cost of your tuition fees.

Invoices issued in 2017 for all programs will hold 2017 fees only if the fees are paid in 2017. If fees are not paid in 2017, then NZTC reserves the right to withdraw the invoice and reissue an invoice with 2018 fees. 

The following fees are also required:

  • Student Fee Insurance $50 
    Covers the insurance to protect student fees. The fee is based upon one stage of study.
  • Student ID card $25 
    One off payment at beginning of study. Students must submit a photo for a student card to be produced. Replacement cards for lost or stolen cards are $25.
  • Police Vetting Fee $15 
    One off payment at beginning of study.

If you are applying for Credit Recognition and Transfer (CRT):

  • CRT Assessment Fee $95
    The fee is non-refundable even if no CRT credit is awarded.

If a student requests homestay accommodation, a placement fee is required:

  • Homestay Placement $215
    This fee is non-refundable even if no homestay is taken by the student.

Medical and travel insurance is compulsory for international students. This can be purchased from NZTC:

  • Medical and Travel Insurance $500 (approx)/annum
    Insurance purchased from NZTC meets the conditions for insurance stipulated in the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. All insurance submitted to NZTC will be evaluated to ensure it meets the conditions. If the insurance does not, no Confirmation of Enrolment will be issued. Please check HERE (PDF 585KB).

Safeguarding tuition fees

In the unlikely event that New Zealand Tertiary College is unable to deliver the program you have enrolled in, New Zealand Tertiary College has protected your fees with Public Trust. Fees deposited and protected by the Public Trust are held in the Common fund which has an unsecured guarantee from the New Zealand Government. The student fee protection for New Zealand Tertiary College is fully compliant with NZQA rules. Should access to your fees be necessary, you may contact Public Trust on 0800 494 733 or eMail feeprotect@publictrust.co.nz. This arrangement has been accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority as meeting the requirements of the Education Act 1989 and the Student Fee Protection Rules 2013.

Refund policy

NZTC's refund policy complies with the Education Act 1989. See our Student Withdrawal and Refund policy (PDF 477KB).