Very new day in the world starts in New Zealand. There are several reasons for Indian students to choose NZ as their preferred destination to study.
New Zealand's education system is based on the prestigious British system. NZ institutes offer world class facilities, resources and faculties. Through NZ qualifications students cantake transfers throughout the world, as NZ qualifications in recognized worldwide.
There are 8 Universities, 23 Polytechnics or Institutes of Technology (ITP's) and 860 PrivateTraining Establishments (PTE's) in New Zealand.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is responsible for approving and registering all courses and national qualifications offered at polytechnics and private training establishments. NZQA is also responsible for accrediting and registering PTE's. In order to offer NZQA approved courses a PTE must be a registered provider with NZQA.
New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee (NZVCC) is responsible for approving all diplomas, undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the New Zealand universities.
ITPNZ - Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics of New Zealand is responsible for overseeing and approving all local qualifications offered at polytechnics. There are 10 levels of study in New Zealand schools and universities. The lowest level is a certificate and the highest is a doctoral degree.
Cost of living in any country would depend on the life style of the students. As compare to other countries cost of living in NZ is on the lower side. Students might spend anywhere between 10000$ -12000$ in a year while studying in NZ. This amount is inclusive of Accommodation, Food, Travel & leisure activities.
Cost of Living will vary from a city to city, student might end up spending more in Auckland than other cities of New Zealand. On the other hand student will get more exposure in Auckland as it is the most populated city in New Zealand and has many businesses which give employment to the international students.
New Zealand colleges and universities accept either TOEFL or IELTS scores as proof of English proficiency.
Pre-Degree-Diploma & Undergraduate Degree.
IELTS (Academic) score - Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or overall 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
TOEFL score:Paper-based - total score of 550 with minimum of 4.0 in Test of Written English (TWE)or Computer-based - total score of 213 with minimum Essay rating of 4.0 or Internet-based - total score of 80.
Postgraduate Degree IELTS (Academic) score - Overall band score of 6.5 & band score of 6.0 in all bands TOEFL score: Paper-based - total score of 575 with minimum of 4.5 in Test of Written English (TWE)or Computer-based - total score of 233 with minimum Essay rating of 4.5 or
Internet-based - total score of 90.