Academic Pathways

Our Academic Partners in both New Zealand and overseas offer pathway opportunities for graduates of Aspire2 International programmes. Eligibility criteria and study requirements differ across pathway options. For more information and specific details please email us at [email protected]

Auckland ICT Graduate School, New Zealand

The Auckland ICT Graduate School is a joint initiative by the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato in New Zealand, established to meet the increasing demand for industry-ready ICT graduates. 

Entry into the MInfoTech requires a B grade average or higher at Level 7. Students require a Bachelor's qualification to apply for the Masters of Information Technology.

IT & Computing

  • Masters of Information Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT), New Zealand

AUT is New Zealand’s second largest and fastest growing university with five faculties across three campuses in Auckland.

AUT can staircase our students who have completed a qualification in Business, Hospitality Management or Information Technology to various AUT Bachelor's, Postgraduate and Masters programmes.


  • Bachelor of Business 

IT & Computing 

  • Master of Computer and Information Sciences 
  • Master of Service Oriented Computing 
  • Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics 
  • Master of Science 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences 

Lincoln University, New Zealand

Lincoln University was founded in 1878 and prides itself on developing students who are globally connected, forward thinking, and ready to shape tomorrow. Great futures grow at Lincoln. Lincoln University provides pathway opportunities for our graduates with Level 5, 6, and 7 Business qualifications.


  • Bachelor of Commerce 
  • Master of Business in Finance
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Business in Global Management and Marketing

Massey University, New Zealand

Massey University is based in Palmerston North, New Zealand, with campuses in Auckland and Wellington and also offers national and worldwide distance learning options. Massey Business School offers staircasing opportunities to our students who have completed Level 5, 6 and 7 Business and Level 7 IT qualifications.


  • Business School Degree Programmes
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Business Studies 

IT & Computing

  • Master of Information Sciences (Information Technology)

University of Northampton (UoN), United Kingdom

The University of Northampton is a public university based in the United Kingdom. It was formed by the amalgamation of training colleges in 1999 and gained full university status in 2005. Aspire2 International is approved to deliver UoN Bachelor's and Masters qualifications in the Pacific Region.


  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC), New Zealand

The Waikato Institute of Technology, also known as Wintec, is one of New Zealand’s leading institutes of technology and is based in Hamilton. Students from the IT and Business faculties at Aspire2 International can apply for further study in various Information Technology qualifications at Wintec.

IT & Computing

  • Bachelor of Applied IT
  • PGDip of Applied IT
  • PGDip in Applied Informatics
  • Master of Applied IT
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