There are eight universities in New Zealand, offering a wide range of tertiary study options. Campuses are located across the North and South Islands, in cities such as Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, as well as the regional areas of Manawatu, Waikato and Canterbury. New Zealand universities offer degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including opportunities for research. Many universities in New Zealand also offer vocational certificates and diplomas, English language courses or university preparation programmes, which can act as a pathway to undergraduate study.
To study at a university in New Zealand, or for more information on campus locations and available degrees, select an institution from the list of New Zealand universities below and make an enquiry.
Study at an Institute of Technology or Polytechnic in New Zealand
There are 16 institutes of technology and polytechnics located across New Zealand. Institutes of Technology generally focus on providing a hands-on, practical education, offering vocational certificates and diplomas in both general and specialised areas of study. In New Zealand, institutes of technology and training colleges are often referred to as polytechnics. Many of the polytechnics in New Zealand also offer undergraduate degrees, in fields such as business, computer science, IT, and science. Some even offer select postgraduate programmes, often through a partnership with a local university.
To study at an institute of technology in New Zealand, or for more information on campus locations and available courses, select a profile from the list of New Zealand institutions below and make an enquiry.
Study at a Private Training Establishments (PTEs) in New Zealand
In addition to universities and polytechnics, there are a number of private colleges in New Zealand. These institutions often specialise in a specific industry or area of study, such as creative arts or tourism and hospitality. Courses are offered at all levels of study, although many PTEs focus on providing hands-on, practical education and primarily offer vocational certificates and diplomas. Some PTEs may specialise in providing education to international students, while others provide courses that offer a pathway to further study at universities in New Zealand.
To study at a PTE in New Zealand, or for more information on campus locations and available courses, select a profile from the list of New Zealand institutions below and make an enquiry.