IPU New Zealand

Introduction

At IPU New Zealand, we are renowned for our friendly, multicultural environment, and interdisciplinary approach to learning. New Zealand and international students alike learn to live and work flexibly in this radically changing world through their studies at IPU New Zealand.

Dedicated teachers and support staff go beyond the usual level of student care to ensure that every learner receives the best possible care and personalised attention, from when they begin their studies at IPU New Zealand, right through to finding their ideal job.

You get the unique experience of studying alongside both New Zealand and international students, while realising your leadership potential. You gain a wide range of employable skills through the numerous clubs, committees, events, and other opportunities available.

Our International Network reaches globally and encourages you to experience other cultures, other business practices and gain truly universal skills and knowledge.

As one of the longest established private tertiary institutes in New Zealand, IPU New Zealand is experienced in providing unsurpassed education, support, and future planning.

International Pacific University, Japan

International Pacific University (IPU Japan), established in 2007 in Okayama city, Japan, is a sister university of IPU New Zealand. Although a newly established university, it is already known for its success in the education and sporting fields. IPU's Faculty of Sustainable Education for Future Generations is the first of its kind in Japan and is successfully training a growing number of certified pre-school, primary, and secondary school teachers. The Faculty of Physical Education boasts highly qualified academic staff including Olympic Gold medalists and former professional athletes.

20-week Exchange Programme with IPU in Okayama, Japan

Every year, students from IPU New Zealand and IPU Japan participate in the two-way exchange programme, which allows credit transfers between the two institutions. Exchange students can enjoy a variety of character-building experiences, by meeting and forming relationships with new people and immersing themselves in cultural activities.

Through the Exchange Programme with IPU Japan, IPU New Zealand Students can:

  1. Improve Japanese language and intercultural communication skills
  2. Bring experiences back to NZ as academic credits toward their IPU New Zealand degree
  3. Gain teaching experience if studying toward a teaching qualification
  4. Develop sporting abilities in leading-edge facilities
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Bachelor

BCIS in Environmental Studies

Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities, and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business and International Relations... [+]

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities, and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business and International Relations. The Environmental Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 Language and/or Culture papers, 8 majors and 2 electives. 2 papers at level 5: 30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits) 40.511 The Human Environment (15 credits) 80.501 Introduction to Tourism (15 credits) 80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism (15 credits) Choose 3 papers at level 6: 40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management (15 credits) 40.614 Biological Conservation (15 credits) 40.615 Regional Environmental Systems and Management (15 credits) 40.616 Urban Environmental Systems and Management (15 credits) 30.616 The Business of the Environment (15 credits) 30.617 Resource Economics (15 credits) 80.601 Ecotourism and Protected Natural Areas (15 credits) 80.602 Ecotourism and Culture (15 credits) 80.603 Ecotourism Internship (15 credits) Choose 3 papers at level 7: 40.713 Global Environmental Issues (15 credits) 40.717 Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (15 credits) 40.718 Sustainable Business and Ethics (15 credits) 50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability (15 credits) 80.701 Ecotourism Planning (15 credits) 80.702 Ecotourism Interpretation (15 credits) 80.703 Future Directions for Ecotourism (15 credits) Career opportunities Conservation Ecotourism Environmental Planning & Development Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) [-]

BCIS in International Business

Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

IPU’s International Business programme specifically focuses on international marketing, management and accounting. These areas of study provide [BCIS] students with an integrated understanding of fundamental and advanced business disciplines. Graduates are equipped with essential skills and knowledge to face the increasing complexity and demands of a globalised business environment... [+]

IPU’s International Business programme specifically focuses on international marketing, management and accounting. These areas of study provide [BCIS] students with an integrated understanding of fundamental and advanced business disciplines. Graduates are equipped with essential skills and knowledge to face the increasing complexity and demands of a globalised business environment. Students receive a solid grounding in practical business concepts and principles through instruction that places equal emphasis on both theory and application. Papers investigate contemporary international business issues relevant to students from diverse cultural backgrounds who are seeking employment in international companies or in small businesses. For students who wish to pursue a career in accountancy, IPU New Zealand offers papers fulfilling the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) Accounting Technician (AT) Qualification. The International Business major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 language and/or culture papers, 8 specialty papers and 2 electives. Level 500 30.511 Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits) 30.512 Marketing and Society (15 credits) 30.513 New Zealand and International Business Law (15 credits) 30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits) 30.515 Information Technology for Accounting (15 credits) Level 600 30.610 Advanced Management Accounting (15 credits) 30.611 The Asia Pacific Business Environment (15 credits) 30.612 International Marketing (15 credits) 30.613 Corporate and Strategic Management (15 credits) 30.614 Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) 30.615 International Business Internship (15 credits) 30.616 Business of the Environment (15 credits) 30.6** Auditing (15 credits) Level 700 30.711 Corporate and International Finance (15 credits) 30.712 The Management of Multinational Companies (15 credits) 30.713 Managerial Economics (15 credits) 30.714 International Business (15 credits) 30.715 Advanced Financial Accounting (15 credits) 30.716 Small Business & Entrepreneurship (15 credits) Career opportunities International Marketing Management Accounting Finance Investment Entrepreneurship International Trade Retail [-]

BCIS in International Relations

Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

Global initiatives are largely determined by international politics. Studying international relations will give you a better understanding of the causes and problems associated with historical and current world affairs. By identifying and assessing the complexities of power politics at the national, regional and global level through theoretical frameworks and real-life case studies, students will gain a greater... [+]

Global initiatives are largely determined by international politics. Studying international relations will give you a better understanding of the causes and problems associated with historical and current world affairs. By identifying and assessing the complexities of power politics at the national, regional and global level through theoretical frameworks and real-life case studies, students will gain a greater understanding of how the world really functions. International relations papers incorporate special guest lectures from diplomats, military personnel, and industry leaders. The International Relations major includes 8 compulsory papers (two of which are 50.501 Introduction to International Relations and 50.610 Internationalism), 6 language and/or culture papers, 8 specialty papers and 2 electives. 2 papers at level 5 50.514 NZ-East Asian Relations (15 credits) 50.515 Introduction to Politics Studies (15 credits) 3 papers at level 6 50.611 Human Rights (15 credits) 50.612 Politics of the Free Market (15 credits) 50.615 South East Asia (15 credits) Choose 3 papers at level 7 50.711 War and Peace: Security and Stability (15 credits) 50.712 Foreign Policy in the Information Age (15 credits) 50.713 North East Asia (15 credits) 50.714 Politics of the Environment (15 credits) 20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan (15 credits) 20.713 Japanese Foreign Policy (15 credits) Career opportunities Civil Defense Foreign Affairs Military Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) Public Services [-]

BCIS in Japanese Studies

Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

The Japanese Studies major will suit those students wishing to become proficient in the Japanese language, as well as understanding Japanese culture. The significant numbers of Japanese students at IPU New Zealand are a wonderful resource for practicing the language every day. This opportunity, combined with the fact that all IPU New Zealand teachers of Japanese are native speakers, help make IPU New... [+]

The Japanese Studies major will suit those students wishing to become proficient in the Japanese language, as well as understanding Japanese culture. The significant numbers of Japanese students at IPU New Zealand are a wonderful resource for practicing the language every day. This opportunity, combined with the fact that all IPU New Zealand teachers of Japanese are native speakers, help make IPU New Zealand a leading institution for Japanese studies in New Zealand. Students who undertake a double-major in their BIS degree with International Business are encouraged to participate in exchange programmes at International Pacific University, Okayama or at Tokyo International Business College. There, they can gain new insights into the Japanese business world, as well as explore the dynamic links between Asia and the rest of the world. The Japanese Studies major includes the total of 24 papers at three different levels (Level 5: up to a maximum of 12 papers, Level 6: minimum of 4, maximum of 9 papers, Level 7: minimum of 5 papers). To complete your BIS with Japanese Major you must include 8 core interdisciplinary papers, 8 Japanese Language/Cultural specialty papers, 6 more Language and/or Culture elective papers, and further 2 elective papers in the subject areas other than Japanese. Core language paper 20.501 Contemporary Japanese 1: Practical Japanese 20.502 Contemporary Japanese 2: Practical Japanese 20.503 Contemporary Japanese 3: Practical Japanese 20.504 Contemporary Japanese 4: Practical Japanese 20.509A English to Japanese Translation 1 20.601 Contemporary Japanese 5: Functional Japanese 1 20.602 Contemporary Japanese 6: Functional Japanese 2 20.603 Contemporary Japanese 7: Functional Japanese 3 20.604 Contemporary Japanese 8: Functional Japanese 4 20.609A Japanese to English Translation 2 20.701 Contemporary Japanese 9: Advanced Japanese 1 20.702 Contemporary Japanese 10: Advanced Japanese 2 20.703 Contemporary Japanese 11: Advanced Japanese 3 20.704 Contemporary Japanese 12: Advanced Japanese 4 Other Japanese Language papers for special topics 20.605 Japanese Skills 2 A, B, C, D 20.606 Japanese Advanced II A, B, C, D 20.705 Japanese Skills 3 A, B, C, D 20.706 Japanese Advanced III A, B, C, D Career opportunities Japanese owned corporations with global networks Foreign Affairs Translation Services [-]

BCIS in Language Studies

Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

This major is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of how languages work, through studying language structure, language systems and literary texts. It also includes basic language teaching methodologies. For those planning a career in teaching, it is an excellent preparation for teaching any language to non-native speakers. Many Language Studies students opt to enrol in the LTCL Trinity College... [+]

This major is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of how languages work, through studying language structure, language systems and literary texts. It also includes basic language teaching methodologies. For those planning a career in teaching, it is an excellent preparation for teaching any language to non-native speakers. Many Language Studies students opt to enrol in the LTCL Trinity College London Certificate of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) offered at IPU New Zealand, as part of their course. The Language Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 language and/or culture papers, 8 specialty papers and 2 electives. 8 papers from: 10.505 Introduction to Language and Culture (15 credits) 10.511 Intercultural Communication (15 credits) 10.512 The Contemporary Short Story (15 credits) 10.513 Advanced English Skills (15 credits) 10.6** Introduction to Language Learning (15 credits) 10.6** Introduction to Language Teaching (15 credits) 10.611 The Study of Language (15 credits) 10.612 Asia Pacific Cultures through Literary Texts (15 credits) 10.615 Creative Writing (15 credits) 10.614/711 English as an International Language (15 credits) 10.712 Literature and the Land (15 credits) 10.714 Teaching Young Learners (15 credits) 10.713A/B Introduction to Language Teaching (30 credits) or LTLCL* The Licentiate of Trinity College of Certificate of TESOL (LCTC) Course (30 credits) Career opportunities Language Teaching Foreign Affairs Translation Services [-]

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