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Best Courses in New Zealand for International Students After 12th

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17 December 2022

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Overview

 

New Zealand is considered the 8th best study-abroad destination for international students. With an outstanding education system, internationally accredited qualifications, scholarship opportunities, and amazing quality of life, New Zealand has a lot to offer.

It is a warm and welcoming country with a multicultural environment to explore. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) also ensures that international students are enrolled with high qualification standards.

In this blog, let’s figure out some top courses for international students to study in New Zealand after 12th.

 

Engineering

 

In New Zealand, Engineering is a four-year program comprising a mix of theoretical and practical knowledge. Engineering is a wide field that includes many streams, such as Civil, Electrical, and Aerospace.

After pursuing Engineering Courses in New Zealand, students can apply for a variety of job roles like -

  • Analyst

  • Consultant Engineer

  • Hardware and Software Developer

  • Project Manager

  • Quantity Surveyor

  • Research and Design Engineer

  • Systems Engineer

Some of the best universities in New Zealand for Engineering course and their fees structure are as follows:

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Auckland

50,834 NZD

Auckland University of Technology

43,874 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

39,750 NZD

University of Otago

40,952 NZD

University of Canterbury

42,000 NZD

University of Waikato

41,760 NZD

Massey University

38,620  to 42,530 NZD

 

IT and Computer Science

 

A Computer Science course covers a range of topics, including programming tools, information systems, networking, multimedia, mathematics, the theory of computation, data security, and software design.

There are various types of programming that you will learn while pursuing computer science courses like C++, C, Python, R, Ruby, PHP, and Java.

With the rapidly changing technology, computer scientists are in high demand and attract excellent salaries. Gaining a degree in computer science from a New Zealand university will look great on your CV.

Below, you can check the list of best New Zealand universities for Computer science.

 

University

Tuition Fees

Auckland University of Technology

37,174 NZD

University of Otago

39,235 NZD

University of Canterbury

38,000 NZD

University of Waikato

34,745 NZD

Massey University

34,750 NZD

 

Nursing

 

A bachelor in Nursing introduces students to multiple functions of the healthcare system. It is one of the best courses to study in New Zealand.

While pursuing this course, students will be involved in clinical practice, which will further help them develop their critical thinking and practical knowledge. Some of the top Nursing universities in New Zealand are:

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Auckland

37,523 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

32,300 NZD

University of Canterbury

37,000 NZD

Massey University

35,840 NZD

 

Psychology

 

The study of psychology focuses on how people behave or interact with the outside world and with one another. It examines the mental, perceptual, and emotional processes in human brains.

 After completing a Degree in Psychology, one is designated as a psychologist. With the growing complexities in relationships and bad mental health, the demand for psychologists is increasing.

Top New Zealand Universities for psychology courses and their fees are mentioned below.

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Otago

40,952 NZD

University of Auckland

41,381 - 50,834 NZD

Auckland University of Technology

32,074 NZD

University of Canterbury

37,000 NZD

University of Waikato

35,420 NZD

 

Business Studies/Bachelor of Commerce

 

While pursuing a bachelor in commerce, students will be able to gain knowledge on how the economy is maintained locally and globally.

It is a wide field that includes various topics like

  • Accounting

  • Information Systems

  • Finance

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing

  • Property, etc.

You’ll also be able to learn various skills like communication, teamwork, leadership and cross-cultural understanding.

Some of the best universities in New Zealand for business and commerce course and their fees structure are:

 

University

Tuition Fees

Auckland University of Technology

33,574 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

32,450 NZD

University of Otago

36,879 NZD

University of Canterbury

33,950 NZD

Lincoln University

-31,100 NZD

University of Waikato

32,725 NZD

Massey University

32,260 NZD

 

Hospitality and Tourism

 

While pursuing a Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism, students can develop a sound understanding of how hospitality and tourism businesses run. They’ll be able to gain in-depth knowledge of managing food & beverage and accommodation operations along with human resource management, sales, strategic management, and marketing skills.

A degree in Hospitality or Tourism Management from New Zealand opens a pathway to a global career. Some of the best universities for this courses are given below:

 

University

Tuition Fees

Auckland University of Technology

35,774 NZD

University of Otago

36,879 NZD

University of Canterbury

33,950 NZD

Lincoln University

31,100 NZD

 

Law

 

The study of law will give you an understanding of human logic and analyse real-life cases. At the end of the course, students will be able to gain knowledge to apply the different principles of law in different legal cases.

After completing this course, one is designated as a ‘lawyer’. It is a huge field that includes various specialisations like International Corporate Law, Public Law, Religious Law, Human Rights Law, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

Some of the best universities in New Zealand from where international students can pursue law courses are:

 

University

Tuition Fees

Auckland University of Technology

35,574 NZD

University of Otago

36,256 NZD

University of Canterbury

34,275 NZD

University of Waikato

33,710 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

36,750 NZD

University of Auckland

41,377 NZD

 

Sports

 

Bachelors in sports is a three-year program that focuses on various aspects of sports management and administration as well as management of sports events, finances, and other important avenues of sports.

The course also includes knowledge on how to keep the body fit and health. Some of the best New Zealand universities or sports related courses and their tuition fee are:

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Auckland

35,488 NZD

Auckland University of Technology

38,074 NZD

University of Otago

40,952 NZD

University of Canterbury

32,000 NZD

Lincoln University

31,100 NZD

University of Waikato

28,025 NZD

 

Art and Design

 

The art and design course will equip students with skills in creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and entrepreneurship. The course allows you to explore, research, and experiment with various art and design styles, forms, and technologies.

Top New Zealand Universities for arts and design related courses and their fees are mentioned below.

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Auckland

39,410 NZD

Auckland University of Technology

38,674 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

30,550 NZD

University of Canterbury

34,425 NZD

Massey University

29,000 NZD

 

 

Medicine

 

The study of medicine promotes students’ engagement with health, medicine, and the body. The subject brings together disciplinary perspectives from medical anthropology, sociology, and the humanities.

Some of the top Medicine universities in New Zealand are:

 

University

Tuition Fees

University of Auckland

79,648 NZD

Victoria University of Wellington

35,000 NZD

University of Canterbury

38,000 NZD

 

 

Moreover, students who wish to study in New Zealand, may contact our experts at any branch of Meridean Overseas Education Consultants (MOEC). You can also take free online counselling through our website. Our counsellors will provide you with the best support and guidance for admissions and visa process. For more information or any queries, you can mail us at applicatin02@merridean.org or call us at our toll-free no. 1800-1230-00011.

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