Country : NEW ZEALAND

Broad opportunities for study and research

The eight institutions that make up the university system in New Zealand are located across the two main islands, the North and the South. This distribution gives students a chance to pursue opportunities in study and culture. Although all the universities offer degrees in the arts, business, science, each college also has its own niche and distinct courses to offer.

Quality learning experience

New Zealand university system is research-based as it is based on the British education model. This means there are a lot of similarities between the two systems, such as the teaching methods. The fact the India also follows British education system makes it easier for Indian students to adjust. The academic staff is expected to be researchers as well as teachers. This ensures a high quality learning experience. New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee, the universities' representative body, has legal responsibility for course approval and moderation.

Easy entry requirements

Unlike many other countries, New Zealand universities do not have a lot of competition to get admitted for a university degree. That is because the New Zealand government has invested heavily in higher education over the years. Because of that New Zealand universities have more capacity than the number of students. Students with moderate grades can get entry to most Bachelor degree programs easily. Hence the entry requirements are minimal compared to most of the top universities in the world.

1. Universities - There are 8 Government-funded universities providing undergraduate and Postgraduate degree programmes.

2. Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics - A popular option is to study at one of the 16 government funded Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics. They offer a wide variety of programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused.

3. Private Tertiaryand Training Establishments - A master's degree in Canada typically requires two years of study after successful completion of an honors’ baccalaureate. The normal qualification for a doctoral program is a master's degree.

Many colleges and universities offer one - There are agro wing number of private tertiary and training providers offering an alternative study option. They offer a range of programmes including professional certificates, diplomas and degrees in a diverse range of subjects including art, the hospitality industry, computer studies, secretarial studies, quality management, ecotourism and others.

  • There are generally two Intakes in New Zealand : February and July
  • There is no deadline as such in New Zealand but it is recommended to send applications at least 4 months prior to the start date to avoid end moment troubles.
  • Tuition Fees (1 year) 8,00,000 - 9,00,000 Lacs.
  • Living Cost (1 year) 5,00,000.

Part Time Jobs

Positions Include :

  • Teaching Assistantship
  • Research Assistantship
  • Fellowship
  • Hourly Employment-Food Services, Library, Event Co-ordinator, Laboratory Assistant, etc.
  • Nature of part time jobs on campus 20 hrs per week.

Full Time Jobs (Average Salary) - 36 to 40 Lacs per year.