Study in New Zealand: Undergraduate And Postgraduate courses to Study and Tuition Fees


Undergraduate And Postgraduate courses to Study and Tuition Fees

New Zealand is a beautiful and sparsely populated multicultural nation with a population of approximately 3.5 million people. Most New Zealanders are of British or European descent, with approximately 18% of the population having Maori or Pacific Island origins. There are also large numbers of other nationalities in New Zealand and recently, increasing numbers of people from Asian countries have taken up residence in New Zealand.

The dramatic and varied landscapes draw visitors from all over the world. There are high snow-clad mountains, fiords, large forests, lakes, lush plains, surf beaches and quiet coastal inlets. In New Zealand the tourist and recreational areas are often only one or two hours’ drive from major cities and can be accessed without great expense.

Most visitors find New Zealanders friendly, easy-going people who are interested in meeting those from other cultures and in travelling overseas. NZ is a very sports-oriented country, most New Zealanders take part in or watch a wide variety of games. The best known sports are rugby and cricket, with netball, badminton, squash, skiing, tennis, basketball, athletics, soccer, and hockey also very populate

Tuition fees and cost of living

Tuition Fees
The tuition fees is different for different universities and colleges and varies with courses. We have listed a few courses with the approximate range of annual tuition fees.For more specific details, please contact the respective university and college.

Undergraduate  Courses

Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences NZ $ 10,000 – $ 12,000  per year
Commerce / Administration / Management NZ $ 10,000 – $ 12,500  per year
Computing & Mathematical Sciences NZ $ 13,000 – $ 15,000 per year
Engineering NZ $ 16,000 – $ 17,500  per year
Science / Science Technology NZ $ 14,000 – $ 16,000 per year
Technology NZ $ 14,000 – $ 18,000  per year
Postgraduate Courses
Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences NZ $ 14,000 – $ 16,000  per year
Master of Business Administration (MBA) NZ $ 18,000 – $ 24,000  per year
Engineering NZ $ 18,000 – $ 24,500 per year
Living Expenses
The approximate annual living expenses are about NZ $ 10,000 – 12,000, which includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses.

However, the expenses are different for different people depending on the lifestyles and this is just a rough idea.

New Zealand has the lowest cost of living among most developed countries.

Note: The approximate currency exchange rate is:1 New Zealand Dollar = US Dollars 0.68
Indian Rupees 31
Pakistani Rupees 41
Bangladesh Taka 41
Nigerian Naira 91
Euro 0.54


The University of Auckland established these Scholarships in 2000 in order to attract and assist International students to pursue doctoral research at the University.The Scholarships will be available annually to students enrolling at the University of Auckland for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Applicants are expected to have an excellent academic record. The Scholarships are only tenable by students who are neither citizens nor permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia.

Applications for the University of Auckland International Doctoral Scholarships must be made on the application form available from the International Office or by downloading it from the link below. The completed application form is to be submitted to the International Office no later than August 1 in the year preceding the award. Late applications will not be considered. The University of Auckland International Doctoral Scholarship has a value of $18,000 per annum plus up to $15,000 per annum as a contribution towards PhD (tuition) fees.
Download the International Doctoral Scholarship & International Doctoral Fees Scholarship Application Form, print  it out, and fill it in. This form, together with supporting documentation should be sent to:

International Office
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
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