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New Zealand Master of Science Program

May 2015

Benefits of studying Master of Science in New Zealand Universities

Hub of education excellence: in an environment that is inspiring and conductive education, NZ provides high quality of teaching and research.
Affordable quality education: tuition fees are affordable and the cost of living is still significantly lower than many of the developed countries
Infrastructure: New Zealand is well connected via sea, air and telecommunication to all parts of the world.
Vibrant and cosmopolitan environment: New Zealand may seem like a small dot on the world map, but the island state bustles all over with attractions and activies. The nation's rich multicultural heritage is highlighted through the various ethnic groups living together.

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When are the Intakes for MS in New Zealand?

The major intakes of New Zealand universities for MS courses are Feb, July, September and October

Which Entrance Exam to give?

The MBA course from the public university would require GMAT depending upon the course.
They would require an IELTS / TOEFL.

What are the different types of Courses under MSC that are offered in NZ?

The Master of Science course is offered in universities of New Zealand is:

    • Master  in Finance
    • Master  in International business,
    • Master of science in Supply chain management,
    • Master of science in Information technology ,
    • Master of Science in Environmental management,
    • Master of Health science.
    • Master of public health.

Top 6 Universities in New Zealand that offer Master program

University Of Auckland

The University of Auckland is Newzealand’s oldest university. It is the largest university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. Living in Auckland you’ll be part of New Zealand’s largest commercial hub. It is a world-ranked university, and proud of their reputation for excellence.

Otago University

The University of Otago is New Zealand’s premier research university and offers unparalleled access to world-class academics in a full range of qualifications. Otago University in Dunedin have a lot to offer to international students, with Its unique environment and flexible programmes.

University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury has to offer - a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that's packed with opportunities. It is one of a top academic performer that is New Zealand's first university to receive the prestigious QS 5-Star ranking for overall excellence.

Auckland University of Technology

AUT University is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.AUT’s teaching is innovative and student centred. They encourage students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, we have a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.

Massey University

It embraces diversity, talent and performance, and provides staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally.

    • Massey is known for:
    • Groundbreaking research
    • The applied nature of many of our teaching and research programmes
    • Contribution to land-based industries
    • Distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching
    • Commitment to innovation
    • Close links with the community
    • An 80-year tradition of academic excellence.

    Waikao University

    This University is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

    NZ Student Visa process

    The visa process is now following Streamline visa process.
    Collecting all documents the visa is lodged at visa & Immigration office which is located in New Delhi.

    The visa processing time is 6-8 weeks.

    NZ Scholarships.

    The India New Zealand Sports Scholarships (INZSS).
    The INZSS are scholarships for Indian students intending to study selected sports related programmes at New Zealand universities, Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics.
    The scholarships were formed as part of the New Zealand Prime Ministers’ Education Initiative between New Zealand and India.
    Up to 10 scholarships will be available.

    Value of Award<

    The scholarships will cover
    Full tuition fees and associated student levies for the length of the programme
    A $15,000 contribution to living costs (pro-rata one year only)

    Candidate Eligibility Criteria

    Applications are welcomed from candidates who meet ALL of the following criteria:
    At least 18 years
    Indian citizen
    - Must have offer of place for direct entry into an approved programme
    Offer must be non-conditional, the only exception being payment of fees - Must meet Immigration New Zealand requirements for a New Zealand Student Visa including health, character requirements and evidence of financial support

    Programme Eligibility Criteria

    Applications are welcome from eligible candidates to undertake programmes that meet ALL of the following criteria:

    - Approved disciplines: Sport & Exercise Science or Sport and Exercise Management
    - Approved start dates: February 2015 semester
    - Approved level: Graduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters
    - Approved duration: Minimum 1 academic year, Maximum 2 academic years
    - Approved mode: Full time study while physically based in New Zealand (not from distance)
    - Approved providers: New Zealand Universities, Institutes of Technology or Polytechnics

    Education Consultant

    We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of the destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host USA University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 525 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

    Start your education in USA with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program.

    Do visit your nearest Edwise branch & choose your university carefully under our expert guidance and ensure that you have all your paperwork in order. Once you apply, and the wait is over, you can really begin to look forward to not only studying in a beautiful and vibrant country, but also to a life experience quite like no other.

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