Cost of living new zealand


The tuition fee in New Zealand varies from course to course and university to university as follows:

• Bachelor’s degrees cost between NZ$ 18,000 and NZ$ 25, 000 approximately per year.
• Post-Graduate Diploma in New Zealand cost NZ$ 10,000 to NZ$ 20,000 approximately per year,
• Post Graduate Diploma anywhere between NZ$ 15,000 and NZ$ 30,000.
• Living expenses in New Zealand can be NZ$10,000 and NZ$ 12,000 approximately per year.

Here are some details of course fees for studying for a Bachelor’s/ Under Graduate Degree in New Zealand:

Arts/ Humanities/ Social Studies NZ$ 10, 000 – NZ$ 12, 000 per year
Commerce/ Administration/ Management NZ$ 10,000 - NZ$ 12,500 per year
Computing & Mathematical Sciences NZ$ 13,000 - NZ$ 15,000 per year
Engineering NZ$ 16,000 - NZ$ 17,500 per year
Science / Science Technology NZ$ 14,000 - NZ$ 16,000 per year
Technology NZ$ 14,000 - NZ$ 18,000 per year

Here are some details of course fees for studying for a Master’s/ Post Graduate Degree in New Zealand:

Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences NZ$ 14,000 - NZ$ 16,000 per year
Master of Business Administration NZ$ 18,000 - NZ$ 24,000 per year
Engineering NZ$ 18,000 - NZ$ 24,500 per year

Cost of Living in New Zealand
New Zealand cost of living can vary anywhere between NZ$ 7,000 to NZ$ 12,000, depending upon the student’s lifestyle. As a foreign student in New Zealand, we Indians need to explore the various options with regard to accommodation and food to bring down the living expenses in New Zealand.

Some of the accommodation options for students studying in New Zealand include:
• Student Hostels/ Halls of residence: NZ$ 200 approximately per week
• Home Stay/ Private Board: NZ$ 180 approximately per wee
• Flat Accommodation: NZ$ 120 approximately per week along with a bond.

Health Insurance for Studying Abroad in New Zealand
The approximate cost to get a student health insurance in New Zealand can be around NZ$ 399 per year or NZ$ 33.25 per month. All foreign students are required to have a health insurance while studying in New Zealand. Students can avail the medical insurance from his/her native country or through the institution they are studying at. Since the cost of education can turn out be fairly expensive, students should aim to get scholarship or institutional funding. To attract more international students, New Zealand has begun to offer many international scholarships. Check these out with the help of our student counselor.



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