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Study in New Zealand

Want world-class and affordable education? New Zealand could be for you!

With an excellent education system, internationally accredited qualifications, ample research opportunities and a matchless quality of life, New Zealand has a lot to offer. While studying here, you can be assured of a welcoming and friendly society with an excellent support system for international students. It has a progressive, responsive education system, combining traditional principles of teaching with innovation and technology, leading to globally recognised and respected qualifications. In fact, as per the QS World University Rankings 2020, all eight universities in New Zealand are ranked in the global top 450.

What's more is that it has internationally diverse student cities that welcome international students from across the world.

Top Courses to Study in New Zealand

With so much many courses in New Zealand for international students to choose from, picking the right course is always a tough decision. Considering that every student, course and university is different, it’s an important decision to get right. 

Engineering Political Science Health & Medicine
Information Technology Computer Science Hospitality and Tourism

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Cost of Studying in New Zealand

While studying in New Zealand is comparatively affordable, there are various expenses you need to consider before you move to the country.

Study program

Average annual fee


Undergraduate program

$20,500 - $25,000 annually


Master's degree

$19,000 - $29,000 annually


Doctoral degree

$6,500 - $9,000 annually



$31,000 - $50, 000 annually

*Please note all fee figures are indicative

Top Universities to Study in New Zealand

As per QS World University Rankings 2020, all eight universities in New Zealand are ranked in the global top 450. That’s impressive for a country of just under five million people!

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Note: Given the current COVID-19 situation, there might be some changes in the 2020/2021 intakes. Don’t worry, our international education experts are here to guide you with the latest updates to help you apply to your desired course and institution. Feel free to connect with our experts for a free counselling session and keep posted about the latest COVID- 19 updates.

Updated on July 6, 2020

Living and studying in the New Zealand

Student Essentials

We have a range of special services for students applying to New Zealand!

Why study in New Zealand?

New Zealand is not just known for its natural beauty, but also for a range of world-standard schools and universities in a safe and relaxed environment. Let’s check it out!

Education system in New Zealand

New Zealand’s educational institutions are internationally ranked, meaning they adhere to the highest quality of education standards wherever you choose to study.

Student visa requirements in New Zealand

Your visa needs will depend on the type of study you want to pursue, and how long you intend to stay in New Zealand. Nationality and course duration are other important factors.

Employment prospects in New Zealand

Working part-time can be a great way to help cover your living expenses in New Zealand, but also help you gain work experience in your field of study.
Money and living expenses
Use our guide to understand the expenses involved in living the Kiwi life.
Health and support
Here’s how dedicated support services can help you adjust to life in New Zealand.
Scholarships to study in New Zealand
Apply to a range of scholarships, grants and bursaries available for international students.
Student safety
New Zealand is strict when it comes to following safety measures for international students. Read more.
Study in Auckland
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city and a place where you can experience a big city lifestyle as well as the peace and quiet the country is famous for.
Study in Wellington
The capital of New Zealand, Wellington is well known to being a cultural hub of art, food and music and the home of New Zealand’s government.
Christchurch is home to beaches, parks and some of NZ’s finest choices in dining. If you’re moving to the scenic South of Island of New Zealand, then Christchurch will probably be in your top options. Christchurch is home to beaches, parks and some of NZ’s finest choices in dining.
Dunedin is a small city of approximately 120,000 people but don’t let that fool you. Dunedin is a top choice for international students who are looking to get away from an urban and fast-paced lifestyle while experiencing the prestige of a world-class education.
Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing cities, but what makes Hamilton such a great place to study is its location.

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