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Fees

Tuition Fees and Course Costs 2020

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New Zealand Certificates and Diplomas

       

 

Course Fee per Paper

Cost to student with Mission Scholarship

Admin Fee per Paper

Eligible for interest-free student loan?

New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (Level 5) with strands in Christian Ministry or Religious Education

Course (paper) 10 credits

$350 $300 $20 Yes
Course (paper) 20 credits $700 $600 $20  Yes
         

 

New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 6) with strands in Christian Leadership, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education and Theological Studies 

Course (paper) 15 credits

$525 $450 $20 Yes
         

Fees Free Study 2020 (funded through Study Link)

You may be eligible to study fees-free in 2020.  This applies to the New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (Level 5) only.

To find our if you are eligible please go to: www.feesfree.govt.nz.   

Scholarships

Scholarships for the New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (Level 5) and New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 6):

A special Mission Scholarship is available to enable people working in Catholic Schools and ministry to have the necessary qualification to effectively do their job. It is available to

        • teachers in Catholic schools who are studying for the NZCCS or the NZDCS
        • people working in ministry roles in the church, either voluntarily or in paid employment, studying for the NZCCS or the NZDCS
        • people working in ministry roles, either voluntarily or in paid employment, in their community, studying for the NZCCS or the NZDCS

                In 2020 the Mission Scholarship is $50 per 10 credit course/paper studied ($75 for 15 credit course/paper and $100 for 20 credit course/paper). To be eligible to receive this scholarship the intending student must be enrolled in either the NZCCS or the NZDCS. It is not available for students studying papers who do not intend to gain a qualification. 

The Common Good Scholarship (The value of this scholarship is determined by need) is available for:

        • People from groups that are under-represented at TCI with particular emphasis on Māori and Pasifika students
        • Students who are experiencing financial hardship
        • Groups of teachers from the same school enrolling at the same time, where the group represents more than 25 per cent of the teaching staff at the school
        • click application: iconCommon Good Scholarship Application

The NewZealand Catholic Education Office has generously offered scholarships for teachers in Catholic Schools who wish to study for the Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture (taught and awarded by the Australian Catholic University in Wellington and Auckland). Further information on this scholarship will be available on this site when the date for the next cohort of this Graduate Certificate is finalised.

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture

This Certificate is made up of four Units - three are taught by Australian Catholic University and one is taught by The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

 

 Fee per Unit (paper)

 Annual Student Services Fee (per year not per paper)

  Eligible for interest-free student loan from StudyLink?
Units taught by ACU  TBA  TBA  paid to the Australian Catholic University No - this is an overseas qualification
Unit taught by TCI TBA  N/A paid to TCI No - this is an overseas qualification

 As this is a residential programme located in Wellington or Auckland, participants are advised to factor in travel and accommodation costs.  

 

Recognition of Prior Learning Fees

 
RPL from an overseas institute (per application) $50.00
RPL from a New Zealand institute (per application)  $40.00
Cross-credits within TCI  no charge
Evidence of pre-requisite for entry into NZDCS qualifications  no charge

Students need to supply evidence of a recognised qualification obtained from another learning institution; the qualification must be less than 10 years old and at a level equivalent or higher than the TCI qualification.