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Established: 1970

Manukau Institute of Technology

E Tamaki Rd, Otara, Auckland 2023, New Zealand

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is a large institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Established in 1970, Manukau Institute of Technology has its campus in Ōtara, Auckland and an additional eight specialised campuses throughout Auckland.

  • 15,000+
    Total Students
  • 6.5%
    International Students
  • NZD 13,951
    Total Cost of Living(average per year*)
  • NZD 7,492
    Living On-campus(average per year*)

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Manukau Institute of Technology has its campus in Ōtara, Auckland and an additional eight specialised campuses throughout Auckland. Manukau Institute of Technology, provide students with a wide range of programmes, delivered through our world-class teaching faculties and schools.

Manukau Institute of Technology has several key relationships with other institutes including: University of Auckland, Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Unitec NZ and Southern Cross University in Australia.

All programmes at Manukau Institute of Technology are NZQA quality assured and bachelor degrees are equal status to university degrees.

Manukau Institute of Technology recognizes that international students bring a diverse and exciting element to campus and the study life of all students. Many classes are small, teaching is interactive and learning is student-centred. Manukau Institute of Technology provides students with a host of facilities and services to help you study successfully and to make the time you’re with them as enjoyable as possible.

We build valuable partnerships with industries, businesses and individuals, where knowledge is shared and created without silos, fences or egos. When others talk, we really listen. We’re open and approachable. Because we want our networks to be strong and our relationships to be genuine and long-lasting.

Manukau Institute of Technology continues to encourage research to inform teaching and to further develop a research culture by supporting staff in a variety of research activities. Emphasis is also placed on the importance of the connection of the Institute with the wider business community through research. The results of research are presented in a number of forums, including refereed journals and national and international academic conferences. Presentations to professional organisations, together with articles in discipline based and other general publications, ensure that knowledge resulting from research projects is accessible to a more diverse community.

Whether you own or work for an established company, an organisation that is struggling, or one that is just getting started, we are available to partner with you. Choosing from a mix of training and services, you will receive customised solutions to help achieve your desired outcomes. We provide training, coaching, and other assistance to companies and organisations of any size in all industries. You’ll also have access to the research and technology services and resources of the various units on campus including faculty and staff, and students and graduates in your sector, for internships and ongoing employment. We also have long-standing relationships with numerous businesses and groups in our region, which we leverage to generate mutual benefit and growth.

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • NZD 20,369 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • NZD 20,575 Domestic student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • NZD 16,782 International student tuition fee (average per year*)

Programs / Degrees at Manukau Institute of Technology

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism

Faculty of Consumer Services

  • Baking and Patisserie
  • Beekeeping (Apiculture)
  • Culinary
  • Floristry
  • Hairdressing
  • Horticulture, Landscaping & Conservation
  • Hospitality and Café Operations

Faculty of Creative Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • Jewellery Design and Production
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts & Design

Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

  • Education
  • Employment and Literacy programmes
  • English
  • Foundation Studies
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Social Services, Social Work and Supervision
  • Tertiary Teaching

Faculty of Engineering and Trades

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Building Construction and Carpentry
  • Plumbing and Gasfitting
  • Electrical Trades
  • Manufacturing Trades
  • Mechanical Engineering Trades
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Faculty of Nursing and Health Studies

  • Nursing
  • First Aid
  • Counselling
  • Mental Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Support
  • Health Science specialisation

New Zealand Maritime School

  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Shipping and freight
  • Marine Engineering
  • Nautical Studies

Selection criteria

Language test
  • IELTS (Bachelors) 6.5
  • IELTS (Masters) 6.5
  • TOEFL (Bachelors) 79
  • TOEFL (Masters) 79

Student Life

  • Urban
    Campus setting

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