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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.

Top 5 Reasons to Study in New Zealand
Quick Facts about New Zealand
Higher Education System (Academic)
General Admission Requirements
Popular Courses
Top 20 Universities in New Zealand
Cost of Studies
Student Visa Requirements
Post Study Careers
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