Further study

Consider taking your study to the next level through postgraduate study or short courses.

Benefits of further study

Graduate earnings report

In 2009, the New Zealand government published research on graduate earnings.

Read a summary of the Graduate earnings report.

Read the whole report "What do students earn after their tertiary education"

Career benefits

Career Development and Employment Services have put together a brochure summarising the career benefits of postgraduate study. Download the brochure below:

Further study - New Zealand

Postgraduate study at the University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has New Zealand's widest range of research facilities, and offers the broadest range of doctoral and other postgraduate courses. This is an ideal environment to build on your undergraduate studies and widen your field of knowledge and expertise.

To learn more about postgraduate study, see Future postgraduates.

Short courses and workshops

You could also take a short course to build on your existing skills. Visit Continuing Education

Other New Zealand websites

Careers New Zealand:
The Education and Training section provides comprehensive information about courses and training providers in New Zealand.

International students can find out about studying in New Zealand on the NZ Educated website.

Further study - other countries

Sites covering many countries



  • StudyLink Australia:
    Has information on courses in Australia for undergraduates and postgraduates.

UK and Europe


Educational Exchanges

Resources for exploring further study

Web articles - The two articles below are from organisations that publish good advice for students and graduates: