* New Zealand university

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  • Which are the best bachelor degree courses at university in New Zealand ?
  • Are you thinking of studying at university in NZ?
  • New Zealand has a few things going for it –  vibrant economy, good institutions, high standard of living, vibrant cities, stunning natural scenery and an enviable range of outdoor activities
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  • There are 8 reputable degree granting universities in the New Zealand tertiary education system in South and North islands. Campuses are found across cities thereby offering greater study accessibility to the community.
  • Universities in NZ offer courses at undergrad bachelor, master, PhD/ doctorate,  post graduate or diploma levels.
  • NZ universities are reputable and in particular distinguished in fields such as Medicine, Ecology and Conservation, Animal Medicine Science/ Veterinary science, Volcanic studies as well as Computer Science.
  • New Zealand is a preferred destination for Asian international students pursuing higher education abroad. Subjects such as Accounting, Economics, Finance, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science are popular among International students.
  • Kiwi scientists such as Lord Ernest Rutherford, a 1908 Nobel Prize winner for ChemistryNZ’s remote location in the Southern Hemisphere, makes New Zealand one of the cleanest, pristine places on in the world.

Auckland University of  Technology: AUT  <– Click for  website

Locations : Akoranga, Auckland, Manakau, Wellesley Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas in :

Applied Humanities
      • School of Languages and Social Sciences ( European, Asian languages,   Sociology, Political science etc)
      • School of Education Te Kura Matauranga ( Teacher training , post graduate diploma etc
      • School of Hospitality and Tourism ( management etc)
      • Accounting ( accountancy )
      • Advertising
      • Business Economics
      • Business Information Systems
      • Commercial Law
      • Design
      • Electronic Business
      • Finance
      • Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
      • International Business
      • Law
      • Maori Development
      • Marketing
      • Management
      • Retailing
      • Sales
      • Sport  &  Recreation Management
      • Taxation
      • Tourism
Design and Creative Technologies
      • School of Art and Design
      • School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
      • School of Communication Studies
      • School of Engineering ( Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Civil, Software etc)
Health and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation and Occupation Studies
  • School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies
  • School of Health Care Practice
  • School of Applied Sciences ( Engineering courses)
  • School of Sport and Recreation


* * Lincoln University <– Click  for university website

Locations: Lincoln, Canterbury

Bachelor, Master or Doctorate, Post graduate diploma in :

Faculty of Agriculture & Life Sciences:
  • horticultural management
  • farm management
  • animal science ( veterinary science , animal welfare)
  • computational modelling
  • food and wine science
  • entomology
  • systems biology
  • plant pathology and crop protection
  • ecology, conservation and wildlife management
  • evolution, molecular genetics and biodiversity

** Massey University  <– Click here for university website

Locations: Manawatu at Palmerston North (sites at Turitea and Hokowhitu), at Wellington (in the suburb of Mt Cook) and on Auckland’s North Shore at Albany

Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas in :



University of Auckland <– Click for university website

Locations: University of Auckland is spread across 7 campuses  in Auckland Region and Northland Region in the upper North Island.

Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas offered in:

Schools and faculties

University of Canterbury <– Click for university website

Location :   Main campus  is in the suburb of Ilam in the city of Christchurch, South island.

Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas offered in:

Academic Departments and Schools
  • Accounting and Information Systems
  • Business and Economics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Economics and Finance
  • Educational Studies and Leadership
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Languages and Cultures
  • Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Psychology
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Sport and Physical Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Theatre and Film Studies

University of Otago <– Click  for university website

Location:  Main Dunedin campus, the University has small facilities in Auckland and Wellington.

Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas offered in:

Departments, schools and divisions:


University of Waikato <– Click  for university website

Locations :   University of Waikato operates from 2 campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga.

Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas in :


Victoria University of Wellington <– Click here for university website

Locations: Original campus in Kelburn, Te Aro,  Pipitea and Karori . Bachelor, Master or Doctoral, Post graduate diplomas in :

  • Faculty of Commerce and Administration 
  • Faculty of Education 
  • Faculty of Engineering 
  • Faculty of Architecture and Design
  • Faculty of Graduate Research
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science 
  • Toihuarewa – a separate pan-University Faculty equivalent 


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