Story: Tertiary education

Polytechnic degrees

Polytechnic degrees

From 1990 polytechnics could offer degree courses. These bachelor of health science (nursing) graduates from the Auckland Institute of Technology were amongst the first students to gain a degree from this institution in 1993.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Tertiary education - Tertiary sector reform from the 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012