About Us

The Royal Business College was founded in 1996 in New Zealand.

Since that time it has grown to become one of the largest and most respected colleges in New Zealand, with four campuses based in Christchurch (Head Office), Auckland, Te Puke and Hastings.

Royal Business College is a Category 1 Provider, offering the highest NZQA Accredited Qualifications.

Our range of course offerings is one of the most comprehensive in New Zealand and is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure relevance in today’s international workplace. Importantly we also assist our students set career goals that are relevant to them and where they want to go in life.

Our mission is to exist for our students, teaching and guiding them towards a meaningful educated and balanced future life in an international environment. This student–centered focus and our target of excellence has been the key to our success, reflected in the academic achievements of our past and present students.

Our lecturers are of the highest caliber, with many of them being masters qualified. They take a very personal interest in seeing their students succeed, and are available for personal tuition to assist students through difficult phases of study where necessary. Our class sizes are small, meaning no student is left behind. We have an extremely high graduation rate of 95%, virtually unmatched in the industry. Our students are prepared for success the moment they start their study pathway with us and our graduating figures prove this.

“NZQA is highly confident in the educational performance of Royal Business College.”

With career placements in many of the leading business entities in New Zealand and internationally, we know that our students are ready for real world challenges and concurring those challenges will take them where they want to go.

The Royal Business College offers the following NZQA accredited courses:

RBC Diploma in Entrepreneurship Level 7

Diploma in Business Management Level 7

RBC Diploma in Information Technology Level 7

National Diploma in Business Level 6

National Diploma in Business Level 5

RBC Diploma in Computing Level 6

National Diploma in Computing Level 5

National Diploma in Tourism Management Level 5

RBC Diploma in Horticulture Level 5


Royal Business College Campuses

  • Auckland Campus

    The largest city in New Zealand, Auckland is ranked as the world’s third most livable city in the 2012 Mercer Quality of Living survey, and is the highest ranked city in the Asia-Pacific region. Built on a spectacular harbour, the bustling city is punctuated by hills and parks and enjoys a mild climate year round. Read more…

  • Christchurch Campus (Head Office)

    The garden city of Christchurch is considered one of the top 10 cities to visit according to Lonely Planet 2013 Best in Travel. The only New Zealand city to ever make this list. The minute you leave Christchurch’s international airport, you’ll notice the abundance of parks and gardens. Read more…

  • Hastings Campus

    Hastings is known as the ‘fruit bowl’ of New Zealand and is home to a multitude of orchards, wineries and beautifully landscaped parks and gardens which flourish in the Hawke’s Bay climate. Hastings is an ideal base to explore and enjoy Hawke’s Bay’s wine country attractions. Read more…

  • Te Puke Campus

    New Zealand’s booming kiwifruit industry had its beginnings here. It’s now a major export crop: hundreds of local growers produce millions of trays of the traditional ‘Green’ and luscious ‘Gold’ that are shipped out worldwide. Read more…

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