Universal College of Learning (UCOL), Palmerston North Courses & Fees

Palmerston North (North Island) Estd : 1902 Approved by : Other Type : Public
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67 Courses are offered by UCOL

B.Des. (Bachelor of Design)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design Level 7 3 Years Shortlist
Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (Honours) Level 8 1 Years Shortlist
Bachelor of Design and Arts Level 7 3 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements: 

The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).  

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Bachelor of Nursing Level 7 3 Years 9.98 Lacs Shortlist
Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) Level 7 3 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

International students will be assessed on a case-by-case basis to ensure they meet New Zealand University Entrance requirements. In addition, in accordance with NCNZ (2012b) and the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act [HPCA] (2003) requirements, international students whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the general medium of instruction is not English, will be required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking). 

B.I.M. (Bachelor of Information Management)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology (Applied) Level 7 3 Years 8.74 Lacs Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements: 
IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent) which must be achieved in one sitting. 

Applicants under 20 years of age: 
There are specific academic entry requirements for international students under 20 years of age. Please enquire for details.

B.S.W. (Bachelor of Social Work)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Bachelor of Social Work Level 7 4 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

Please refer to Open Polytechnic's website for details.

B.A.M. (Bachelor of Applied Management)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Bachelor of Applied Management 3 Years 9.26 Lacs Shortlist

P.G.D.M. (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology Level 8 1 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

Applicants must continuously hold a current Comprehensive First Aid Certificate, including Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to the start of the programme, and for its duration.

Placement for clinical experience in the community is pursuant to all applicants' criminal history being clear of any matter which might cause UCOL to question their suitability for employment in the clinical exercise physiology area. Therefore, acceptance into the programme is conditional on each student completing a request for a copy of their criminal record from the New Zealand Police Licensing and Vetting Agency and for authorising the release of this document to UCOL.

Placement for practicum in clinical placement centres is pursuant to all applicants meeting vaccination requirements for that specific clinical placement centre. Students with a personal history of highly infectious conditions like Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B and C and AIDS will need to provide more detailed medical records and would require acceptance by the Dean of Faculty for entry into the programme.

Therefore, acceptance into the programme is conditional on each student satisfactorily completing a UCOL Health Declaration form and agreeing to meet any potential vaccination requirements.

Post Graduate Diploma

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Postgraduate Diploma of Design Level 8 1 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements: 
The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6 (or equivalent). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).  

Applicants under 20 years of age:
There are specific academic entry requirements for international students under 20 years of age. Please enquire for details.

M.Des. (Master of Design)

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Master of Design Level 9 18 Months Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements: 
The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6 (or equivalent).  IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).  

Applicants under 20 years of age:
There are specific academic entry requirements for international students under 20 years of age. Please enquire for details.

Diploma

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
Graduate Diploma in Accounting Level 7 1 Years 8.52 Lacs Shortlist
Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management 1 Years 8.52 Lacs Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 2 Years 8.52 Lacs Shortlist
Diploma in Agribusiness Management 1 Years Shortlist
Graduate Diploma in Animation Level 7 1 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Interior Design Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Contemporary Music Performance Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Performing Arts Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
International Diploma in Cookery Level 5 18 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Enrolled Nursing Level 5 18 Months Shortlist
National Diploma in Science Level 5 or 6 2 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Level 6 2 Years Shortlist
Graduate Diploma in ICT (Computer Networks) Level 7 1 Years 8.74 Lacs Shortlist
Short Course in Computer Accounting 6 Weeks Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6 2 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Construction Level 6 2 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Level 6 2 Years Shortlist
Diploma in Furniture Design and Making Level 5 2 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements: 
The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (ie combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).

Certificate

Available Courses
Course Name Duration Intake Fees(Annual)
New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) 19 Weeks 29.9 K Shortlist
Certificate in Business Studies Level 4 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture 5 Months Shortlist
National Certificate in Farming Skills (Work Ready) 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture with strand in Outdoor Vegetable Production 5 Months Shortlist
Certificate in Graphic Design Level 4 32 Weeks Shortlist
Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance Level 4 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate in Art & Design Level 4 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate in Beauty Services Level 4 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate in Fashion and Beauty Level 1 6 Months Shortlist
National Certificate in Beauty Services (Cosmetology) Level 3 14 Weeks Shortlist
National Certificate in Beauty Services (Nail Technology) Level 3 27 Weeks Shortlist
Certificate in Hairdressing (Practice) Level 3 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) Level 3 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) Level 2 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Baking Level 3 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Level 3 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Level 4 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 1) 6 Months 6.72 Lacs Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2) 6 Months 6.72 Lacs Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) 6 Months 6.72 Lacs Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4) 6 Months 6.72 Lacs Shortlist
Certificate in Introduction to Health Science Level 3 6 Months 6.72 Lacs Shortlist
National Certificate in Health, Disability & Aged Support (Core Competencies) Level 3 6 Months Shortlist
Certificate in Science and Health Level 3 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Applied Science (Level 4) 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5) 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6) 1 Years Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) Level 3 6 Months Shortlist
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Vet Nursing Assistant) Level 5 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate for Advanced Computer Users Level 4 6 Months 9.02 Lacs Shortlist
Certificate in Information Technology for Business Level 3 6 Months 9.02 Lacs Shortlist
Certificate in Electrical and Related Trades (Pre-Employment) Level 2 1 Years Shortlist
Certificate in Fitting, Welding & Machining Level 3 1 Years Shortlist
National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Level 4 4 Years Shortlist
Eligibility

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements:
The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent).  IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (ie combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).

Contact Details of Universal College of Learning, Palmerston North

  • Contact No:
    +64 6-952 7000
  • Email ID:
    enquiry@ucol.ac.nz
  • Website:
    https://www.ucol.ac.nz/
  • Address:
    Corner King and Princess St, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
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