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Study in New Zealand

Top 5 Reasons to Study in New Zealand

  • According to the QS World University Rankings 2018, all New Zealand universities are among the top 3% in the world.

  • New Zealand institutions provide 'work-ready' programs and internships, allowing students to connect with both New Zealand and multinational corporations.

  • New Zealand became the first country in the world to legally require education providers to uphold standards of care and support for international students in 2002.

  • The country's economy is based on agriculture and dairy farming, and it is a world leader in these fields.

  • In comparison to many other countries around the world, education institutions in New Zealand offer Competitive tuition fees, combined with a low cost of living.

Quick Facts about New Zealand

  • Population: 50.8 Lakh

  • Capital: Wellington 

  • Largest City: Auckland 

  • Major Language: English 

  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar 

  • Dial Code: +64

Higher Education System 

  • Bachelor’s: 3-4 Years 

  • Master’s: 2 Years 

  • Doctoral: 3-4 Years 

General Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in New Zealand

  • Academics: 60% Above marks in 12th /Equivalent

  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS 6.0

  • Other Requirements: Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and Resume ​

Master's Degree in New Zealand

  • Academics: 60% Above marks in graduate

  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS 6.5

  • Other Requirements: Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and Resume 

Popular Courses

  • Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences

  • Animation & Graphics

  • Travel Tourism & Hospitality  

  • International Business & Supply Chain Management

  • Bioscience & Technology

  • Arts & Humanity 

Top Universities in New Zealand (Latest QS Rankings)

  1. The University of Auckland

  2. University of Otago

  3. Victoria University of Wellington

  4. University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

  5. Massey University

  6. University of Waikato

  7. Lincoln University

  8. Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Cost of Studies

Undergraduate: NZ$20,500-25,000/Year

Master:               NZ$19,000-29,000 Annually 

Doctoral:            NZ$6,500-9,000 Annually 

MBA:                  NZ$31,000-50,000 Annually 

Cost of living:    NZ$13,000-16,000

Student Visa Requirements

  • Proof of sufficient funds

  • Tuition fee (self/sponsor)

  • Living expenses

  • Scholarship proof (if applicable)

  • Students need to show that they have 9,862 USD to support for a year

  • Air tickets to return to the home country

  • Fee receipt

Note: Pay your tuition fees student visa approval

Post Study Careers

  • You can apply for a visa to work in New Zealand for up to 3 years after you finish your study if you have an acceptable qualification.

  • A Post-study work visa lasts for 1, 2 or 3 years depending on the level of your qualification and where you studied.

  • A Post-study work visa lets you work for any employer and in almost any job.

  • Your partner can apply for a work visa and your dependent children can study fee-free as domestic students.

  • If you plan to live in New Zealand permanently getting a skilled job in an occupation where there’s a shortage could improve your chances of getting a residence visa.

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