Studying in New Zealand prepares you for a unique country with excellent study opportunities. New Zealand’s education system is based on British system offering plentiful opportunities for research and internships where students build practical abilities for their career and academic life.

New Zealand Education System

New Zealand has 3 categories of educational institutions public universities, polytechnics and Private Training Providers. New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) provides accreditations to these private institutions for issuing degrees and diplomas. New Zealand courses are relatively affordable as Tuition fee and Living costs are lower than other currencies.

Other than the popular engineering, sciences and management courses New Zealand also has a variety of courses including English language, aviation flight training, air traffic control, business computing, dance, design and arts, religious studies, travel and tourism and hospitality to choose from.

New Zealand offers options for both undergraduate and post graduate programs. A student can choose from a degree or diploma based on their qualification and interest. Both of them are recognized for jobs within New Zealand and immigration purposes.

Entry Criteria

  • Undergraduate diploma and certificate programs - 10+2 or equivalent
  • Post graduate program - bachelor’s degree

Past academic record in the same field is required except for admission into management fields which is open to all students. However some institutions require past work experience for management courses. Academic programs are divided into levels and students with strong academic profile can get admission into higher level courses compared to average students. However most students can find programs that fit their profile.

Doctoral programs are also available for some streams.

Admission Intakes

  • Main Intakes – February and September
  • Other Intakes – May, July, November

Cost of Education

Tuition fee:

  • Undergraduate students – NZ$ 14,000 to NZ$ 19,000 per year
  • Post graduate programs - NZ$ 12,000 to NZ$ 20,000 per year
  • Management course - up to NZ$ 24,000 per year

Yearly living costs: NZ$ 15,000

In its 14 long years of existence Adept has helped numerous students for Kiwi institutions. We have a special wing of officers dedicated to help students for Kiwi admissions, their visa and related logistics issues.

Why study in New Zealand?

New Zealand Universities offer high quality PhD and Masters

New Zealand has many types of post graduate educational institutions, universities, colleges and polytechnics. There are 8 high quality educational universities in New Zealand which already have international students dedicated to foreigners who wish to study in New Zealand.

New Zealand universities offer plenty of opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate programmes which spans from a minimum of two years to a maximum of 3 years.

Internationally recognised

New Zealand’s university qualifications are recognised by schools and universities internationally through their participation in the Lisbon Recognition Convention and other inter-governmental agreements. A New Zealand qualification is welcomed by employers and can be a valuable recognition in terms of your career.

Quality education and teaching

Teaching standards are distinguished with class sizes limited to minimum allowing personal attention to students. University staff blends research and teaching who come different parts of the world.

Life Experience

New Zealand’s natural splendor will not go unnoticed wherever you choose to study. You will surely be stumbling upon a beach or a riverfall around your campus. The scenery is spell binding alongside a wildlife which you can fancy an adventure trip. New Zealand has many mountains, lakes that are unusually easy to access.

Exceptional hospitality

New Zealand welcomes guests with whole heartedness and respect, taking special care for hospitality and friendliness. More than the place, you’ll see the people to be sharing warmth and connecting especially by inviting to games and other recreations. New Zealand people understand how a newcomer from another country feels like and the importance of welcoming.

Admission Process

Admission process is fairly simple. A Student needs to submit:

  • Application form
  • Relevant fees
  • Past academic documents
  • English proficiency certificate (IELTS)

Admission in New Zealand takes about 1 to 2 weeks for private institutions, 3 to 4 weeks for polytechnics and 8 to 12 weeks for universities. It is desirable to apply 2 to 4 months before the start of the program.

Getting New Zealand Student Visa

Apart from Academic documents, IELTS Score, Application form, to get a student visa, students have to prove that they have enough finances to pay for living expenses, education costs and traveling expenses.

Some students may need to attend a telephonic interview with at New Zealand High Commission, New Delhi or provide further information to enable the visa officer to make a decision. Students will be required to show NZ$15,000 per year towards living expenses as finances for visa purposes. Under the new FTZ scheme students can optionally deposit this into a specially designated bank account to be released periodically during the course of study.

Once the visa officer is convinced and all the requirements have been met, students will be advised in writing that their application has been approved in principle. Students will be given a month to submit the following documents – Fee receipts issued by the New Zealand Education Institute and any other specific requirement.

The visa is issued 14 to 21 working days prior to course commencement. The student visa will be valid for a period in proportion to the duration of the fee paid. If a student pays fees for the entire duration of the course then visa is issued for the full term of the study.

At Adept we provide all kind of guidance so you can arrange the right documents required to apply for your student visa. To know more about Visa requirements and preparation meet our visa expert for New Zealand at our office or just call at: 9866 1111 44.

Admission Intakes:

  • Feb / March
  • July / August
  • November

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