New Zealand Education System
New Zealand has a well-deserved reputation world-wide for providing high quality and reputable higher education. There are many education institutions in New Zealand that are permitted to award a wide variety of degrees to suit most educational aspirations.
All institutions have degree awarding powers recognised by the NZ authorities.
There are also many colleges and other institutions which do not have degree awarding powers but provide courses leading to degrees. Courses at these institutions are validated by institutions which have degree awarding powers.
You can study for the following awards at New Zealand educational institutions: Doctorates, Masters Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, Ordinary Degrees, Foundation Degrees and a variety of other higher education qualifications including diplomas and certificates. The growth of the Internet has enabled New Zealand Institutions to make information on their courses available to a global audience. This growth and the need for more flexible provision, opening higher education up to a wider group of people means that many universities and colleges now offer their degrees through distance learning.
The New Zealand Qualification Authorty (NZQA) recognises those universities and institutions and all New Zealand universities and most of the education institution and colleges are recognised bodies.