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Ntec Tertiary Group

Ntec Tertiary Group (Ntec, previously: National Tertiary Education Consortium) is a New Zealand based consortium of five education providers: Concordia Institute of Business, National Technology Institute, National Engineering Institute, The College of Future Learning, and National Institute of Education.

Accreditations, Rankings and Awards

Four out of Ntec’s five member schools hold a NZQA Category 1 status (the National Engineering Institute is currently rated as Category 2).


Ntec operates across 5 campuses in New Zealand (each run by one of the 5 member schools): Auckland, Christchurch, Hawke’s Bay, Tauranga and Wellington.


Ntec has students from over 25 countries. For more information please see: Our Achievements – Ntec.

Key Study Areas

Each one of Ntec’s member schools brings its own unique flavor to the mix of all courses in the following disciplines:

The institute also offers Hospitality Short Courses and a number of External Degrees via partnership with University of Northampton (BA and MBA).


Postgraduate courses:

Undergraduate courses (Diplomas, NZQF Level 7):

Undergraduate courses (Diplomas, NZQF Level 6):

Undergraduate courses (Diplomas, NZQF Level 5):

Certificates (NZQF Levels 3 and 4):

English courses:

Short courses:

International Student Requirements

  • Students must be 18 at the start of the course.
  • International students must hold a secondary school completion certificate equivalent to 12 years of schooling in New Zealand and must meet the academic and any additional requirements for their chosen course.
  • The English language requirement for entry at the Diploma, Bachelor Degree and Graduate Diploma levels (NZQF Levels 5-7) is IELTS 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5
  • The English language requirement for entry at the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master Degree levels (NZQF Levels 8-9) is IELTS 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0

Accommodation Options

Ntec’s Student Services can advise students about the different types of accommodation, arrange home stays, or assist students to find their own accommodation.


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