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MS in New Zealand

Course overview

New Zealand might accumulate a small space on the globe, but its world class education has time and again burgeoned its reputation as a highly preferred study destination. Postgraduate studies in New Zealand are based on the model of higher education format of UK. The 2 years Master’s Degree in New Zealand comprises of one year of theoretical studies followed by a year of independent research work.

Why Study MS in New Zealand?

New Zealand is known as a major research and training hub as the universities give unique training & research opportunities at pioneering research institutes and industries. Students across the world consider MS in New Zealand as a crucial step in the course of their education, enabling them to pave the path for a booming professional career in the field of scientific research and application. Within the duration of the course, the students get to hone their skills by working in teams, helping them boost their presentation & public speaking skills while undertaking projects. Also, the curriculum for MS in New Zealand universities includes internship programs which help the students to get better insights about the real world challenges.

How to choose the right University in New Zealand

Students can choose a university to pursue MS in New Zealand on the basis of the following factors:

  1. Universities who hold a repute for MS courses
  2. Location of the university
  3. Placement records
  4. Tuition fee
  5. Accommodation facilities as well as on-campus amenities

New Zealand universities rank on the world map:

QS Ranking of New Zealand universities

S.No.

Institution

QS Ranking 2019 (within New Zealand)

QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)

QS Ranking 2018 (Globally)

1

The University of Auckland

1

85

82

2

University of Otago

2

175

151

3

Victoria University of Wellington

3

221

219

4

University of Canterbury

4

231

214

5

University of Waikato

5

274

292

6

Lincoln University

6

317

319

7

Massey University

7

332

316

8

Auckland University of Technology

8

464

441-450

Source

*https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2019
*
https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2018

Requirements for admissions in New Zealand Universities

To pursue MS in New Zealand, the universities have set eligibility criteria, as per which a student must have:

  1. Relevant undergraduate degree from a recognized university or an equivalent diploma or certificate in the relevant field
  2. Proficiency in English Language
  3. Valid IELTS/TOEFL score

 

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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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You can apply to 5 universities through UCAS for UG courses.
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Hi Fahid, Australian universities offer Medicine courses for international students. However the entry requirements would be slightly different from other courses. There might be requirement of taking additional entrance examinations like ISAT/GAMSAT examination. Please speak to an IDP counselor.

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