New Zealand is a developed country and ranks highly in international comparisons on human development, literacy, quality of life, life expectancy, public education, economic freedom, peace and prosperity, ease of doing business, press freedom, lack of corruption, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. It is also ranked as one of the world's most livable cities.
Institutions in New Zealand enjoy a high degree of academic freedom as they set their own curriculum, appoint teachers and determine their service conditions. They have their own criteria for selecting students and programs of research.
However, strict measures are ensured that the institutions meet the quality standards. Keeping this in view, the government has set up nationally recognized processes of quality assurance.
New Zealand universities rank among the best in the world. A qualification from any of the universities will give you an edge over the others. The universities enroll fewer students and its excellent student-teacher ratio allows you to have a close interaction with the teachers. The institutions have a well balanced curriculum with equal weightage on practical and theoretical knowledge.
Postgraduate Diploma: This is usually a one year full-time study. It is taken up after bachelor’s degree to build on the subject studied at the graduate level.
Master’s Degree: This is usually a two year full-time study after a bachelor’s degree building upon the knowledge gained at the bachelor’s level. A master’s degree in New Zealand combines a mix of coursework and research.
MBA is one of the most popular courses in New Zealand. International students flock to different universities in New Zealand for their MBA degree. Other than the welcoming nature of New Zealanders and an international qualification, an MBA from New Zealand is affordable especially when compared to an MBA degree from any US university.
New Zealand Universities
The University of Auckland
University of canterbury
University of Otago
Victoria University of Wellington
The University or waikato
Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology
Auckland Institute of Technology
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology
Eastern Institute of Technology
Manukau Institute of Technology
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Tai Poutini Polytechnic
UNITEC Institute of Technology
UCOL- Universal College of Learning
Waikato Institute of Technology
Wanganui Regional Community Polytechnic
Wellington Institute of Technology
Western Institute of Technology
Colleges of Education
Christchurch College of Education
The University of waikato School of Education
Wellington College of Education
Private Tertiary Establishments
International Pacifica College
Auckland Institute of Studies
Carey Baptist College (Auckland)
Crown Institute of Studies (Auckland)
Whitecliffe college or Art and Design (Auckland)
Accommodation in New Zealand
There are three main types of student accommodation in New Zealand.
Halls of Residence