Education System in New Zealand


There are 8 state-funded Universities in New Zealand offering Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees ranging from 3 to 4 years. All Universities offer a broad range of subjects in Arts, Commerce and Science and each University has its own fields of specialization.

Institute of Technology and Polytechnics

There are 21 state funded polytechnics and institutes in New Zealand providing tertiary studies at all levels and offering courses in different disciplines.

Private Education Providers

The private tertiary institutes offer an alternative to state funded education in New Zealand with all of the benefits of private enterprise.