Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Rotorua, Taupō, Tauranga, Tokoroa, Whakatāne , New Zealand
New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Level 5), Marine Strand

New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Level 5), Marine Strand

12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: TBC
International tuition: NZ$19,950
Domestic tuition: NZ$6,443

Program overview

The year of study will whet your appetite to continue on to the Level 6 diploma, where you'll gain more advanced skills and knowledge, with a focus on research, and environmental and ecological reporting and monitoring. You’ll also be able to choose from a range of elective papers with an aquaculture, biosecurity, ecological, diving, or marine tourism focus. If you choose the coral reef ecology and monitoring option you may even travel as far as Papua New Guinea to study the reefs. By the time you graduate you’ll have gained a variety of practical and risk management skills, and if you want to gain a degree, these diplomas are your ticket into the third year of the Bachelor of Science with the University of Waikato. Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of: New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Marine) (Level 5) If you select the diving pathway as an option you may also receive the award of: National Certificate in Diving (Foundation Skills) (Level 3)

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



If you are a domestic applicant under the age of 20, you must have: a minimum of 42 credits at NCEA Level 3 or equivalent (suggested subjects are English, Mathematics and Biology/Sciences) If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements. Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years. NB: If you choose to follow the diving pathway through the diplomas you'll need to enrol in the National Certificate in Diving (Foundation Skills) (Level 3) or equivalent, which gives you PADI Open Water, Advanced and Rescue Diver qualifications. The National Certificate in Diving (Foundation Skills) (Level 3) is offered at Toi Ohomai at the same time as the diploma and we'll talk this through with you when you apply. Information Session/Interview You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience. Standard Entry Criteria Admission, entry, selection, and enrolment into programmes will be in accordance with the Academic Regulations and/or, where approved, specific programme regulations. Other Considerations You must have the ability to complete the physical requirements of the course. If you select the diving option then you must provide a certified doctor's certificate within two weeks of the course start date stating you are fit to dive. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Level 5 certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.

Career opportunities

This course is designed as entry to the Level 6 diploma. Career opportunities on completion of the Level 6 diploma include: freshwater or marine monitoring biosecurity iwi liaison fisheries enforcement officers/observers on fishing vessels biosecurity officers diving - PADI instructors specialised research projects environmental reporting own business enterprises roles within: regional councils (education, dune care) NZ Customs MPI aquariums aquaculture industry (New Zealand and overseas)

Campus location

Taupō , New Zealand

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