Academic Pathways

Students who successfully complete an NZCEL Level 5 programme at NZCB and meet the academic entry requirements can advance to Master degree studies at LU, UC and MU without taking IELTS.

Students who successfully complete an NZCEL Level 4 programme at NZCB and meet the academic entry requirements can advance to Graduate Diploma studies at LU and MU without taking IELTS.

Students who successfully complete an NZCEL Level 4 programme at NZCB and meet the academic entry requirements can advance to Bachelor degree studies at LU, UC and MU without taking IELTS.

Tuition Fee

Fees Information

  • All fees are set and invoiced in New Zealand currency.
  • Fees may be altered in certain circumstances, e.g. Taxation (GST) changes
  • Fees must be paid in full for the period of study requested.
  • No compensation for fees is given for public holidays when the College is closed.
  • Fees include New Zealand Government Goods and Services Tax (GST 15%).
  • Fees cannot be transferred to any other institutes or students.
  • The first day of attendance at the College is the course start date as stated on the Offer of Place (unless the College is advised in writing of the changing date before the course start date)

Current Tuition Fees are as follows:

ProgrammeDurationFees
IESOL
Level1 - Level 3 Tuition
1 to 7 weeks$400 per week
IESOL
Level1 - Level 3 Tuition
8 weeks or more$360 per week
IESOL
Level1 - Level 3 Tuition
1 year $16,560
NZCEL Level 416 weeks$6,080
NZCEL Level 516 weeks$6,720

Other Fees and Charges:

Administration fee (non-refundable)$500 (First time enrolment)
Arrival Service fee$200/person
Certificate fee & levy$300
NZCEL textbooks$160
IESOL textbooks$80
Duplicate Certificate/Transcript fee$100 per certificate
Compliance service fee for student under 18$50 per week
Resource fee$300 per programme
Programme/course start date change fee$500
Reconsideration of assessment fee$150
Student Insurance$454 (one year)
$242 (half year)
Homestay placement$200
Homestay fee$252/week
*All fees and charges are subject to change without notice.

The student should pay the stated fees into the College’s Public Trust account, by means of either Cash, Telegraphic transfer, Direct Debit, Bank Cheque or Credit Card.

Name of the bank: Bank of New Zealand
Account Name: Public Trust – New Zealand College of Business
Account Number: 02 0536 0305865 01
Reference Number: CLI00461826

Fee Protection
In order to protect student fees, NZCB has signed an agreement with New Zealand Public Trust. Public Trust is a government owned Trustee Company that has been helping New Zealanders for over 130 years. Student fees will be lodged with the Public Trust for protection against unexpected closure of the College due to financial collapse or other such event where the College is unable to continue supplying the course.

Application Procedures

  • Download and complete our Enrolment Form. An enrolment form must be completed and submitted to the College.
  • The enrolment form will be assessed and upon acceptance an Offer of Admission will be offered to the applicant.
  • Students will be advised to read and understand the College’s Withdrawal and Refund Policy on the Acceptance of Enrolment form.
  • Students need to contact the nearest New Zealand Immigration Service Office for information on applying for a visa to study in New Zealand.
  • The applicant must pay the stated fees into the College’s Public Trust account by means of either Cash, Telegraphic transfer, Direct Debit, Bank Cheque or Credit Card.
  • When the fees are received, a receipt and an Offer of Place will be issued to the applicant.
  • Upon arrival at the College, students need to bring their passport and updated visa.

If you have any queries about your applications, please contact us on +64-3-3796668 or email us.We look forward to meeting you in person and welcoming you to study at NZCB.

Download 2019 NZCB Prospectus

Student Visa 

If you want to study a full-time course in New Zealand that’s longer than three months in total duration, you’ll need a student visa. You can see a full list of student visa requirements and apply for your visa online at the Immigration New Zealand website.

Most student visas take 20-25 working days to process, but can take longer if more information is needed.

To ensure your visa is processed as quickly as possible, you will need to submit all the required information, documents and fees with your application. If you are applying from within New Zealand, make sure you apply at least four weeks before your student visa expires.

New Zealand Public Holidays

New Zealand celebrates 11 public holidays a year, on days of national, religious or cultural significance. The public holidays are:

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day 1 January
2 January 2 January
Waitangi Day 6 February
Good Friday The Friday before Easter, which usually falls in late March or early April
Easter Monday The Monday after Easter
Anzac Day 25 April
Queen’s Birthday The first Monday in June
Labour Day The fourth Monday in October
Anniversary Day The Anniversary Day of each province – dates vary from province to province
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December

Online Enrolment Form

1. Personal Details

First Name (required)
Last Name (required)
Date of Birth (required)
Gender: MaleFemaleGender-free
English Name (required)
Nationality (required)
Passport Number (required)
Issuing Country (required)
2. Contact Details
Telephone (required)
Email (required)
3. English Competency
3.1. What is your first language:
I have completed an academic qualification at an institute where the language if instruction was in english.I have sat an internationally recognised English test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL) with a band score. Please fill-in 3.2.I intend to sit an English test. Please fill-in 3.3.
3.2. I have sat an internationally recognised English test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL) with a band score of
3.3. I intend to sit an English test on
4. Course of Study applied for
Please indicate your proposed course of study (required):
Proposed start date (required):
5.Education records
Highest Education Background: