Why Choose MIT?

Why choose MIT?

MIT is where the best makers are made.
No matter where you are in your life or student journey,
MIT has a place for you.

MIT exists to transform lives. We are the place for all people. At MIT we celebrate and draw upon our diversity. Our cultural traditions, languages, beliefs, and skills draw from many ethnic groups. People from all walks of life flourish at MIT, creating a rich tapestry of understanding and then spreading it out across the world. Our relationship with our students is a lifelong connection.

We offer a range of internationally recognised qualifications from certificate to diploma, degree or post-graduate. 

Come join us, where the best makers are made.

MIT Degree Grads Earn More+

Rest assured that you'll earn your keep studying with MIT. Recently analysed government data indicates that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates and are amongst the highest median earnings in the country, five years after finishing their degrees.

For more in-depth information, visit educationcentral.co.nz and view the full report.

Become a Human resources adviser*, that usually earns an average of
$50K-$100K per year^

by studying a

Bachelor of Applied Management

If you're a people person and love helping others succeed, consider a career in human resources. You will play an essential role in helping to hire the right people in all kinds of businesses from start-ups to large corporations.

*salary ranges are from junior to senior roles

Become an Engineer*, that usually earns an average of
$60K-$180K per year^

by studying a

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Get qualified to work as an engineering technologist – an area in huge demand here and around the world. In this three-year programme, you'll learn core skills in engineering theory. Find out what it takes to create new roads, build bridges and plan other infrastructure projects.

You can also choose to specialise in:

  • Structural
  • Water and Water Waste.

*salary ranges are from junior to senior roles

Become a Nurse*, that usually earns an average of
$54K-$130K per year^

by studying a

Bachelor of Nursing

Make a difference in the lives of others and become a registered nurse. You'll experience a broad range of culturally diverse and unique clinical experiences. We also offer specialist degrees in Māori or Pasifika nursing.

*salary ranges are from junior to senior roles

Production managers usually earn an average of
$60K-$120K per year^

by studying a

Bachelor of Nursing

What makes a business successful?
Study with MIT and you will learn how people and processes come together to drive results. Graduate ready for a job as a consultant, supervisor or manager. There's job opportunities for skilled professionals across a range of industries including logistics and manufacturing.

Future-proof your career with high job security

The workplace is ever-changing and new skills are highly sought after. 

At MIT, we work closely with industry and employers to ensure what we teach is what is needed in the workplace. Secure your career and get high job security with a MIT qualification.

“I chose to study engineering because I am fascinated by electricity. I wanted to learn and have the knowledge needed to get a job when I graduated. So for me, MIT was the best fit. My decision to study engineering has given me job security.”

Shiraaz Yakub, engineering graduate.

Support Starts From Day One

When you join the MIT family, you’ll be welcomed into a supportive learning environment that will help you succeed. 

We have a wide range of support services available to help you throughout your tertiary journey.

Find out more

“I chose MIT because it was convenient and easy to enrol. The lecturers are really good, they will help out if you are ever lost or need anything. You just don't get the same support at other institutes.”

Rerrila Toai, business student.

Get training employers want with Hands-On Skills

At MIT you will apply classroom learning to real-world situations. Many of our programmes include industry placements so you will graduate with the hands-on skills employers want.

"Despite running a busy engineering business, I returned to study in the evening. I wanted to show my kids that education was important.”

Sione Pome'e, trades graduate.

See why more people choose MIT

MIT has been awarded the highest possible rating, Category One, by the NZQA. We are the quality choice, but don't just take our word for it, hit play to see why more people choose MIT.

“Regardless of your race, age, gender or your background, there is a place for you here in the MIT family. I chose MIT, because they chose me”. 

Aayla Peebles, business graduate.

Take the next step to your Dream Job

We would like to help you make the right decisions when choosing and planning your study with us.

Know what you want to study?
If you have an idea of what you would like to study, but you're not sure what to do next, download a brochure to get the relevant information for the areas of study that appeal to you.

You can also book a tour and get a taste of campus life, which will put you in the draw to win* a $100 voucher.

Need help deciding what to study?
Our experienced Ask Me! advisors are here to help, Ask Me! anything.

+Source: For more information on this subject visit Education Central.

^Source: careers.govt.nz (November 2019).