Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is an Institute of Technology/Polytechnic (ITP) and was established in 1974. EIT has the distinction of being considered as an exemplar for tertiary education providers in New Zealand, by both the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and Ministry of Education NZ (MOE). EIT is a category one institution having achieved highly confident ratings for both self-assessment and educational performance in the institution's previous New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) External Evaluation and Review (EER).
EIT is a highly respected provider of applied vocational and professional education, with over 10,000 students in 2020.
EIT's portfolio of academic programmes have been developed in response to industry needs both nationally and globally. EIT is committed to delivering applied learning with a focus on preparing students for real jobs.
EIT has an academic programme portfolio of 186 programmes. The institution offers programmes at master's degree, postgraduate diploma, bachelor's degree, graduate diploma, diploma and certificate level.
The institute also has an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, many of which provide students with the option to study online from wherever they are or on campus when they are able to travel to New Zealand. Designed with an industry focus, EIT's cutting-edge programmes are taught by lecturers who are experts in their field.
In business, computing, health science and wine business, EIT offers a suite of programmes at Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master's Degree levels. These programmes offer the flexibility of online study to help students to stay inspired, motivated and up-to-date with industry trends.