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Masters in New Zealand

Course overview

Home to some of the top universities of the world, New Zealand is among the most preferred destinations for pursuing a master's degree. The majestic nation has a distinguished reputation for being a hub of quality education the world over. New Zealand's education system is based on the prestigious British system, and the universities here offer an array of research and internship opportunities which help in building the much needed practical skills for excelling in academics and future career. 

Advantages of studying Master's in New Zealand

A Master's degree obtained from New Zealand benefits students in the following ways:-

  1. Develop a strong personality, enhance their skills by undertaking projects, work in teams, and boost their public speaking and presentation skills.
  2. Universities here focus majorly on increasing the knowledge base and help students specialize in a particular discipline.
  3. Students get an opportunity to build strong relations with fellow mates belonging to different cultural backgrounds.
  4. Offering a globally recognized degree, a master's course in New Zealand helps students move up the career ladder and get rewarding pay packages. 
  5. The master's curriculum at New Zealand universities includes internship programs. These help students work in the real business world and gain better the insights of their discipline.
  6. After completion of a master's degree from New Zealand, international students can avail a six months work permit in the country.

Selecting a University

There are a number of universities in New Zealand that offer master's courses. But choosing a university can be one of the toughest tasks to accomplish. Here are some of the key factors to consider: -

  1. Find a master's program that suits your career needs.
  2. A university located in an area which is well connected to the rest of the city. 
  3. A university which has a good placement cell and good rapport with the local companies. 
  4. Tuition fee is also an important factor to be considered while selecting a university. Compare the fees structure of different universities before you finalize one. 
  5. It is advised to select a university that has a well-planned structure for international students which includes orientation to the university, accommodation help and other advisory services.

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Cost of studying in New Zealand

Studying in New Zealand can be quite affordable if planned well. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in New Zealand. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!

Study abroad intakes in New Zealand

New Zealand universities offer two major intakes for students – July and February. Know all about it.


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Yes, on a Post Study Work Visa you can have up to 2 year for major cities and 3-4 years for regional areas.
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Studying in Regional Australia offers 3–4 years of Post Study Work after your Bachelors or Masters based on the region you graduate from.
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Post-study work is possible. Approximately 30,000 Sponsors are registered with UKVI for Tier 2 Visa.

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