Why Indian Students Are Choosing New Zealand for Their Master’s

You’ve just graduated and are interning or about to start your first job. So far, so good. But given the competitive times we live in, do you think just a graduation is sufficient? Obviously not. You need a Master’s Degree that gives you an extra edge over others, future proofs you and widens your worldview. That’s exactly what studying in New Zealand does to you! And while you’re studying here, you also get to interact with students from other countries, which in turn enriches you culturally.

Master’s in New Zealand

New Zealand’s robust education system comprises eight universities that are ranked among the top 3 percent in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. Every single university boasts of state-of-the-art infrastructure, modern on-campus facilities and innovative education programmes aimed at empowering students. This explains why there is a 59 percent increase in Indian students choosing to study at universities here.

"The best part about pursuing your Master’s in New Zealand is that there is no dearth of courses the universities there offer. "

Studying in New Zealand future proofs you.

You get to specialise in a field that you want to without any compromises. The universities offer you STEM courses and a host of others across Technology, Cyber security, Adventure Tourism and Hospitality, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Food Science and Technology, Film- making & Animation and Design.

Each university campus is so well-equipped that there are plenty of things you can do when you’re not studying such as playing a sport or pursuing an extracurricular activity.

As a country, New Zealand is beautiful and full of warm people. You can easily find student-friendly accommodations. You can spend your weekends checking out the local scene or heading out for an adventure with your friends.

Study and Work

What gives Master’s education in New Zealand an edge is the fact that you get to learn directly from experts who hone your research skills and make you work-ready. This is why you have students pursuing courses as diverse as Drug Discovery and Development, Earthquake Engineering and even Health Informatics. Many Master’s programmes take just 18 months and also give you the flexibility to accelerate your study. The universities also provide you internship opportunities and placement services.

When you’re not studying, you could play a sport or pursue an activity of your choice.

"As a Master’s student, you are eligible for part-time work opportunities."

If you’re a PhD student, you can rest assured that your research will be high quality. Besides, you will be able to work part-time and your spouse can work full-time. Working while you study gives you a chance to network with people, make industry connections and gather some really valuable work experience.

Once you’ve completed your Master’s, you’re eligible to work for upto 3 years in New Zealand.

The NZ Edge

Now we know that you’re already thinking as to which New Zealand university to get into. But for those who still have questions, keep an eye out for Study in New Zealand Fairs or this year’s Academic Conclave.

"At the Study in New Zealand Fairs, you can get up, close and personal with government representatives and leaders from top New Zealand education universities."

Ask them your queries, seek any clarification you need and get accurate, up-to-date, personalised tips and advice about living and studying in New Zealand.

The Academic Conclave is a unique thought leadership platform to showcase the high level of innovation in New Zealand’s education sector. The conclave will also feature panel discussions where New Zealand and Indian academics will deliberate on topics of mutual interest.

So now that you’ve decided to future-proof yourself by studying in New Zealand, click here to know about postgraduate scholarships and start applying right away!

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