Explore your qualification options for jobs in technology, engineering and science

Find a tertiary course
Use our searchable list of technology, engineering and science courses at polytechs and universities around New Zealand to explore your options.

Futureintech's guide to tertiary qualifications
Not sure how a diploma differs from a degree? We've written a short guide to the different certificates, diplomas and degrees offered by New Zealand's universities, polytechnics and institutes of technology.

Use a bridging course to catch up
If you've left school without the right NCEA credits, most universities and polytechs offer bridging courses in maths and science subjects to help you get into their courses.

Cadetships: earn while you learn
Cadets study part-time to complete a diploma, or sometimes a degree, while being paid to work in industries such as engineering, surveying, horticulture and IT.

Scholarships to support your studies
You'd be surprised at the number of scholarships, study awards and cadetships there are for students studying towards degrees and diplomas in technology, engineering and science.

Pathways to careers in the Digital/IT industry
If you're interested in a career in information technology, software development or telecommunications, this section will help you explore your options for getting qualified.

Pathways to careers in Engineering
There are four main qualification options for a career in engineering: certificates, diplomas and three- and four-year degrees. Find out more in this section.

Pathways to careers in Science
Intending to study science but not sure where it will take you? Confused by all the post-degree options? This section will help you map out a path.

Ask Someone
Didn't find the information you needed? This question & answer forum allows you to submit your question to a panel of people who are already working in technology, engineering and science-based jobs.

Futureintech is an initiative of Engineering New Zealand, funded by Callaghan Innovation