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Why Study in New Zealand?

New Zealand is a wondrous country where you’ll find vast natural beauty and adventure at every turn.

It’s highly modern, safe, and prosperous, with boundless opportunities for people of all nationalities. All 8 of New Zealand’s universities rank in the Top 100 QS World University Rankings for 2017, with 39 subjects recognized in this list.

So not only is it a beautiful place to live, it’s a great place to get a quality study in New Zealand too.

New Zealand Institution Partners

(Few of our featured partners)

university of Auckland
Auckland University of Technology
University of Otago
University of Canterbury
Victoria University of Wellington

The Education System To Study in New Zealand

Brimming with numerous top advanced universities, New Zealand’s universities are world leaders in research and innovation.

The top eight universities in New Zealand are the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), University of Waikato, Massey University, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Canterbury, Lincoln University, and the University of Otago, all of which are state-funded and offer a high-quality education to international students.

The degrees earned are internationally recognised across the globe as they are Quality Assured by the New Zealand Government.

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Study in New Zealand Cost

Study in New Zealand Cost

A Bachelor’s Degree for the Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering and Sciences in New Zealand can cost between NZ$18,000 and NZ$25,000 per year, rising to NZ$75,000 for Medicine and Dentistry Degrees.

International undergraduate students are expected to spend between 22,000 & 32,000 NZ$ per year, with higher fees for subjects such as medicine and veterinary science.

International master’s student annual fees will range between 26,000 and 37,000 NZ$.

To support international students, the New Zealand Government offers Scholarships for Thai students which include Full-fledged tuition fees, an establishment allowance (NZ$3000 approx.), international students insurance in New Zealand and Travel allowance during the course tenure (allowed based on the length of scholarship). Some of the scholarships offered by the New Zealand Government are:

  • New Zealand ASEAN Scholarships
  • Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study.
  • International Doctoral Research Scholarships.
Given below is a detailed table to know the total cost study in New Zealand from Thailand.

How much does it cost to study in New Zealand?
Education Cost
Tuition fees
1 Undergraduate courses $20,000 - $30,000 annually
2 Master's courses $20,000 - $35,000 annually
3 Master of Business Administration $31,500 - $55,000 annually
Accommodation Cost
Expenses (approx)
1 Student residence $173 per week
2 Shared flat $103 per week
3 Private flat $156 per week
Living Cost
Expenses (approx)
1 Average monthly phone bill $17
2 Electricity, gas and water $87 per month
3 Weekly shop $60 per month
4 Monthly gym membership $30 per month
Popular Courses To Study In New Zealand

Popular Courses to Study in New Zealand

The New Zealand Government is known for providing multiple courses across all levels of study such as Bachelors Degree, Diploma, Doctoral Degree, English Language, Masters Degree, Postgraduate Degrees, and Foundation Degrees.

Some of the most popular courses to study in New Zealand are:

  • IT and Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Business Studies &  Management
  • Health care, Hospitality & Nursing 

Best City in New Zealand for International Students

Since the country has 2 separate islands and many vivid cities, you could be unsure about choosing your perfect city while planning to study in New Zealand from Thailand.

Mentioned below are some of the best cities in New Zealand for International Students.

Wellington – Although a small city when compared to other New Zealand cities, it still possesses a wide range of places to visit in between the classes. Additionally, there are many budget-friendly things to experience in the city with your pals.

Auckland- The 60-story Sky Tower in Auckland offers a unique and panoramic view of the entire city, apt for taking some amazing photos with your friends. And, if you are an adventure junkie, you can try bungee jumping from the Sky Tower’s peak!

Hamilton – A perfect city to catch all the national and international sporting events happening in New Zealand, including rugby and cricket. You could also visit the super popular Waikato Museum and check out the Maori art displays and artefacts if you’re someone who loves to immerse in art, social history and culture.

Best Cities To Study in New Zealand
Health insurance to study in New Zealand

Health insurance to study in New Zealand for Thai Students

For international students opting to study in New Zealand, the health cover system can be of either public healthcare system (subsidised heavily by the New Zealand Government) or a private health cover system (to seek medical treatment privately). All international students will be mandated to have health insurance cover in New Zealand.

During the visa application process, international students need to declare that they will purchase international student health cover to safeguard them until the time they study in New Zealand.

Students are recommended to purchase health cover even before they travel to New Zealand – this will save them from issues like getting sick on arriving at New Zealand or getting injured in a day or two soon after reaching their accommodation.

Jobs In New Zealand After Study

Not only do you have the opportunity to live in New Zealand after successfully completing your study in New Zealand, but you can also work for up to 20 hours per week while you’re a student, making your time there even more affordable.

In addition to business, graduates are in demand across healthcare & community, farming & resources, IT & Telecommunications, as well as hospitality and tourism.

Jobs IN New Zealand

Preparing For Study – The Application And Visa Process For New Zealand Study Abroad Programs

  1. Register With AECC Global And Talk With An Education Counsellor
  2. Apply To Institutions With Our Help (We Have Great Working Relationships With New Zealand’s Universities)
  3. Sit An IELTS Or Applicable Test
  4. Receive Institution Offer Letter
  5. Collect Provisional Visa Approval
  6. Pay Tuition Fee
  7. Collect Visa Grant Letter
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5 Great Reasons to Study in New Zealand

New Zealand is a great place to study and live, with a thriving economy and a huge tourism industry.
Here are 5 reasons why ‘NZ’ should be the top of your study destination list:
  • Well-funded, innovative universitiesม
  • Entrepreneurial & friendly people with a zest for life
  • Wild, unique landscapes that attract visitors from all over the world
  • Live and study in a safe, prosperous society
  • You’ll have the opportunity to live in New Zealand after you finish your studies

Why AECC Global

AECC Global is a leading global international education consultancy, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. We have supported the study abroad dreams of 50K+ international students, connecting them to the right study opportunities through over 750+ top educational institutions. AECC Global's EdTEch is a unified digital ecosystem that makes international education research and application a seamless self-guided process and is supported by our expert education guidance counselors. AECC Global's strength lies in its 450+ highly committed employees across 39 branches in 14 countries and growing.
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New Zealand Study Abroad

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