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What is a micro-credential?

Unlike most short courses where you just get a certificate at the end, a micro-credential earns you academic credits. Why is that cool? Because, if you want to take your learning further, you can stack these credits towards one of our Master’s degrees. Starting small today can EXpand your opportunities tomorrow.

Live, online learning

Unlike other online courses where you learn alone, our live sessions connect you with other students, your facilitators and industry experts. Learning is more fun with friends!

Short courses, with credits

Our Level 8, NZQA-accredited micro-credentials are worth 15 credits. These bite-sized courses can click together towards a Master's (which are worth 180 credits, at Level 9).

Scholarships available now!

The EXplorer scholarship has been created to make learning a reality for as many people as possible. Just pay the $50 admin fee for our micro-credentials. Learn more.

CHOOSING A COURSE

Ready to unleash your EXfactor?

Our micro-credentials cover a range of EXciting topics for a future-ready you.

Sustainability
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Create sustainable futures

  • Build your sustainable future, be the change you want to see
  • Dive into sustainable practices, empowering businesses and communities for greater outcomes
  • Apply sustainability within business, technology, and environment.
Technology
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Catch up and stay ahead

  • Solve real-world problems using the power of technology
  • Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit
  • Become a key player in shaping the digital world.
Business
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Bring your business ideas to life

  • Empower yourself with in-depth business knowledge, becoming a catalyst for growth and innovation
  • Foresee future trends
  • Craft strategies that resonate with today's evolving market needs.

INNOVATIVE, FLEXIBLE COURSES

Click together to build a Master’s

Micro-credentials

Micro-credentials

If you haven’t studied for a while (or ever), a micro-credential is a fantastic way to dip your toes back into learning. They’re accredited by NZQA and can stack towards a Master if you want to take things further. Part-time, online, 7-15 weeks.

Postgraduate Certificate

Postgraduate Certificate

Whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, dive deeper into a subject you're passionate about, or simply expand your knowledge and skills, a postgraduate certificate can help you achieve your goals. It also stacks towards a Master’s.

Master's Programme

Master’s Programme

Looking to sink your teeth into something meaningful, practical and take your career to the next level? A Master’s might be for you! Part- and full-time options available, study while you work, gain a professional network.

Join an EXciting community

Be part of a thriving community of like-minded learners who are gaining new skills, pivoting their careers or returning to learning – people just like you.

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Keen to do a Master's?

Ready to take on a Master's programme, but don't have a graduate degree? No problem - work and life experience also counts! In our Master's programme discover your why, through real-world learning and application, to create a positive impact.

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EXtraordinary starts here.

Ready for the exhilaration of learning?

Talk to our student advisors today, to learn how to find your EXfactor.

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