Postgraduate fees for international students

Find out the tuition fees you will pay as a international student for postgraduate study.

You can find the estimated 2017 and 2018 international student tuition fees for postgraduate programmes in the table below.

This is an estimate, assuming you will study full-time (120 points), and your courses are all within the faculty that teaches your programme.

2017 fees

Postgraduate course subject Tuition fee per point Annual tuition fee based on 120 points
Architecture NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Arts NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Arts (science and performance-based courses) NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Business (excluding coursework masters) NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Business Masters Programmes (MMgt, MIntBus, MProfAcctg, and MMktg) - Fee details are on the Business Masters website.
Dance Studies NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Education (excluding GradDipTchg) NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Engineering NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Engineering (geothermal energy courses) NZ$389.89 NZ$46,787
Fine Arts NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Law NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Medical and Health Science NZ$348.09 NZ$41,771
Music NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Planning (except Urban Planning) NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Science NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Secondary) NZ$208.75 NZ$25,050
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Primary) NZ$208.75 NZ$33,400*
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Early Childhood) NZ$208.75 NZ$31,313**
Theology NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Urban Design and Urban Planning NZ$308.54 NZ$38,062
Interfaculty programmes*** - Because these programmes are made up of courses with differing per-point fees, it is difficult to accurately estimate a total annual fee. For individual course fees, see Fees by faculty.

* Based on 160 points. The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) is an intensive 160-point, one-year programme.

** Based on 150 points. The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) is an intensive 150-point, one-year programme.

*** Interfaculty programmes:
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Master of Bioscience Enterprise, Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise, Master of Disaster Management, Master of Energy, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Operations Research, Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research, Master of Professional Studies.

Student Services Fee

You will also pay a Student Services Fee of NZ$6.38 per point, estimated at NZ$765.60 for full time study (120 points).

2018 fees

Postgraduate course subject Tuition fee per point Annual tuition fee based on 120 points
Architecture NZ$329.87 NZ$39,584
Arts NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Arts (science and performance-based courses) NZ$317.18 NZ$38,062
Business (excluding coursework masters) NZ$280.73 NZ$33,688
Business Masters Programmes (MMgt, MIntBus, MProfAcctg, and MMktg) - Fee details are on the Business Masters website.
Dance Studies NZ$317.18 NZ$39,584
Education (excluding GradDipTchg) NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Engineering NZ$329.87 NZ$39,584
Engineering (geothermal energy courses) NZ$405.49 NZ$24,330*
Fine Arts NZ$329.87 NZ$39,584
Law NZ$283.43 NZ$34,012
Medical and Health Science NZ$355.05 NZ$42,606
Music NZ$280.73 NZ$33,688
Planning (except Urban Planning) NZ$280.73 NZ$33,688
Science NZ$329.87 NZ$39,584
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Secondary) NZ$208.75 NZ$25,050
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Primary) NZ$208.75 NZ$33,400**
Teaching (GradDipTchg - Early Childhood) NZ$208.75 NZ$31,313***
Theology NZ$269.93 NZ$32,392
Urban Design and Urban Planning NZ$329.87 NZ$39,584
Interfaculty programmes*** - Because these programmes are made up of courses with differing per-point fees, it is difficult to accurately estimate a total annual fee. For individual course fees, see Fees by faculty.

* Based on 160 points. The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) is an intensive 160-point, one-year programme.

** Based on 150 points. The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) is an intensive 150-point, one-year programme.

*** Interfaculty programmes:
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Master of Bioscience Enterprise, Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise, Master of Disaster Management, Master of Energy, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Operations Research, Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research, Master of Professional Studies.

Student Services Fee

The Student Services Fee for 2018 has not yet been set.

As a guide, the 2017 Student Services Fee was NZ$6.38 per point, estimated at NZ$765.60 for full time study (120 points).