PLEASE NOTE: Due to ongoing travel restrictions and delays in visa processing, ISEP Exchange programs at NMIT will be closed for the Semester 2 term (July - November 2021). Direct options are currently still available for Semester 2, please see below.




Come and experience the best that New Zealand has to offer whilst continuing your studies and gaining all important credits. Located in the ‘Top of the South,’ NMIT is surrounded by an awe-inspiring natural playground to explore. Whether you are passionate about mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, surfing, art galleries, or gourmet food, you’ll be able to do what you love while studying at NMIT. 

The region is famed for winemaking, aquaculture and adventure tourism amongst many other things, so whether you're keen to bottle your own vintage, get personal with mussels or go rafting, the NMIT program offers students an easy pathway to come and enjoy it all.


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Course Description

Programs at NMIT are designed alongside industry to create work ready graduates that meet local and international job market’s needs. You’ll find the tight knit community at NMIT takes great care for student success, and classes are small enough that they know you by name. 

Remember that NMIT operates in the Southern Hemisphere. Be sure to search for courses using the correct semester parameters: Semester 1 is February to June and Semester 2 is July to November. 

At NMIT study abroad and exchange students can study in the subject area of their major and include courses from other subject areas, dependent on timetable clashes and meeting necessary prerequisites.

Most of the courses are worth 15 NMIT Credits (7.5 ECTS/3.75 US Semester Credits). Choosing a full year of study would equate to between 90 and 120 credits.


Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Heather Schloss 703-504-9984 | hschloss@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


Located on the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand, NMIT offers a variety of attractive academic options. Students will receive great exposure to local industries as well...

Walk Score®: 90


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Fields of Study

  • Agriculture: Recommended!

    Agricultural Business Operations Animal Husbandry Horticulture Operations Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management Soil Sciences Viticulture and Enology

  • Biology: Recommended!

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Marine Sciences Microbiology and Immunology Physiology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Auditing Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics E-Commerce Economics Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication:

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering

  • Health Sciences

    Community Health Services/Counseling

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Hospitality Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • Mathematics


  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Marine Resources Management Sustainability Studies

  • Psychology Recommended!

    Counseling Psychology

  • Visual and Performing Arts: Recommended!

    Art Studies Design and Visual Communications Digital Arts Drawing Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Graphic Design Interior Design Music Performance Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Studio Arts

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 60
  • TOEFL Writing Score: 20
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 550
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • IELTS Writing Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Reading Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Listening Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Speaking Score: 5.5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS for the following countries: Austria Belgium Switzerland Germany France Liechtenstein Luxembourg Monaco Netherlands United Kingdom

Other Academic Conditions

Nursing is CLOSED to incoming students.  

NMIT follows the Southern Hemisphere calendar. 

For Direct students only, NMIT also has a great offering of graduate-level Courses in business management; international business/trade/commerce; and logistics, materials & supply chain management. Please reach out to your ISEP Student Advisor if you have any questions about graduate-level offerings at NMIT.

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