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Eligibility for Study in New Zealand

  • If you are planning to pursue your higher education in New Zealand, the first step would be to determine your eligibility for the course and level you are planning to study
  • The eligibility criteria will differ based on the course and level of education you are planning to take up,
  • The article below highlights some of the important points for eligibility criteria for study in New Zealand

Eligibility for Undergraduate Study in New Zealand

If you are planning to pursue your undergraduate education at a university in New Zealand then you will need to know the requirements for the same, which are outlined below

  • You should have completed your higher secondary school and obtained a high school diploma from New Zealand or an equivalent international educational institution
  • You will need to take a test for proficiency in the English language and submit scores of the same for admission to an undergraduate course in New Zealand
    • a.You will need a minimum of 6.0 in IELTS or 79 in TOEFL or 50 in PTE
  • You may need to fulfill certain additional criteria for admission to an undergraduate study in New Zealand, depending on the course you plan to take up

Eligibility for Postgraduate Study in New Zealand

If you are planning to study in New Zealand for a postgraduate level course, then it will be necessary for you to learn about the general eligibility requirements to apply for a PG course in New Zealand

  • You will need to complete your Bachelor’s degree or undergraduate program in a three-year format, where you spend a minimum of three years pursuing your Bachelor’s program
  • The Bachelor’s program could be completed at a university in New Zealand or any recognized university around the world
  • For application to certain courses and universities, you may need to complete your undergraduate in an honors program such as BE or B.Tech
  • You will need to provide a true copy of your degree with your application to be eligible to apply for a course at a university in New Zealand
  • You will need to provide proof of proficiency in English to apply for a postgraduate course in New Zealand
    • a.You will typically need to score a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS or 88 in TOEFL or 58 in PTE
  • It is advisable to have a few years of work experience to boost your chances of admission to a university in New Zealand

Eligibility for MBA in New Zealand

If you are planning to pursue a Masters of Management or MBA course in New Zealand, then you will need to fulfill the following criteria

  • You will need to have completed at least three or four years of work experience in your relevant field of study in management
  • If you are a non-native speaker of English, you will need to provide the scores of your English proficiency test such as TOEFL, IELTS or PTE
  • You may need to take a GRE or GMAT test and submit the scores of the same

Eligibility for MBBS in New Zealand

You should fulfill the following criteria to apply for an MBBS or medicine program at a university in New Zealand

  • You will need to have completed your higher secondary education or 12th grade with Biology and English as your major subjects with a minimum score of 75 percent in both subjects
  • Your age as of 31st Dec of your application year should be at least 17 years of age
  • You should have completed an undergraduate degree program in a similar subject such as biomedical science, health, or others
  • You should have attempted and cleared the UCAT test before applying for the MBBS program
  • You should clear your English proficiency test in either TOEFL or IELTS and submit your scores at the time of application
  • You should have passed your NEET-UG program in the year that you are applying for admission

Eligibility for Study Visa in New Zealand

You will need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for applying for a study visa in New Zealand

  • You should have obtained admission to a university or educational institution in New Zealand and get a letter of acceptance for the course you intend to take
  • You should be able to prove that you are of sound health to the embassy where you are applying for your visa
  • You will need to show proof of having sufficient funds to support your stay during your course in New Zealand
  • You should take and provide proof of having purchased medical insurance to cover all medical-related expenses during your stay to complete your course.
  • You will need to provide all the required documents at the time of the visa interview or visa application

To know more about the eligibility criteria for study in New Zealand and to determine your eligibility based on your profile, you can contact our expert overseas education advisors at Global Tree

Top FAQs Asked by Students Travelling to New Zealand

The article above outlines the eligibility criteria for various courses in New Zealand. If you wish to have a more detailed and personalized view of your eligibility criteria for study in New Zealand, you can contact us at Global Tree for a free consultation and profile assessment

You will be required to apply for a Fee-Paying Student Visa for pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's course at any university in New Zealand

Yes, you will need to provide proof of payment of your tuition fees at the time of your visa application

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