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Study with us as an international student

Develop critical thinking, communication and teamwork in top-class qualifications. Get practical skills and a global outlook at .

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What we offer postgraduate students

Study at a higher level, specialise in your field and advance your career with a postgraduate qualification from .

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Short courses & micro-credentials

Expand your horizons by taking a short course or micro-credential.

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Understanding language

Not all universities use the same words for the same things. Here are some key terms for how we talk about study options at .

Qualification

A qualification is what you work towards during your time studying at . This may be a bachelor’s degree, a diploma or a certificate, a master's degree or a doctorate like a PhD.

Conjoint degrees let you do two undergraduate degrees together in a shorter time than if you took one after the other.

Subject specialisations: majors, minors and endorsements

When you apply to study at , for some qualifications you can choose what subject you’d like to specialise in. You can usually change your mind after you first apply.

Learn more about majors, minors, endorsements and subjects

Courses

Each qualification has its own specific set of courses. Some universities call these papers. You enrol in courses after you get accepted into . You may need to do some in a certain order.

Credits

When you pass a course you’ll earn a certain number of credits – most undergraduate courses are worth 15 credits. You’ll need to earn at least 360 credits for most undergraduate degrees, which is around 3 years of full-time study.

Learn about planning courses at

Level of study: undergraduate and postgraduate

There are two main levels you can study at: undergraduate and postgraduate. If you’ve never been to university before or don’t have a bachelor’s degree, generally you’ll be studying for a qualification at undergraduate level.

Where to study

Take a look at where you can study with and what each location or study mode has to offer.

Study on the Auckland campus

Learn in state-of-the-art science, technology and finance facilities, then take a break at the sandy beaches nearby.

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Study on the Manawatū campus in Palmerston North

Join a thriving student community at 's first campus. Learn from world experts in agriculture, aviation, Māori visual arts and more.

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Study on the Wellington campus

Get inspired at 's creative campus in Wellington – a friendly city buzzing with art and culture.

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Distance & online study

Learn about distance and online study at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa University: how it works, what it costs, who can do it and how we support you.

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Global

Start your pathway to outside New Zealand and finish with us. Or study in your country with one of our partners.

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