Online Programmes for International Students

Masters Programmes, Entry Requirements and Fees for International Students

100% Online Postgraduate Programmes for International Students

Am I an international student?

 

Auckland Online welcomes applications from international students wanting to study postgraduate or master’s programmes in NZ fully online from their country of residence. You will be considered an international student if you are not:

  • a New Zealand citizen, or
  • a New Zealand permanent resident, or
  • a New Zealand resident visa holder.

 

You will be considered an international student if you are:

  • an Australian permanent resident residing outside New Zealand, or
  • an Australian citizen residing outside New Zealand.

Importantly, as an International student you will be subject to international student fees as well as meet the International entrance standard as listed below.

*studying online from your country of residence will not satisfy the requirements to obtain an New Zealand student visa*

Programme

International Entry Criteria

International Fees

Master of Public Policy A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, and A GPA/GPE of 5.0* $59,864.40
Master of Educational Leadership A bachelor’s degree in education or similar undergraduate degree, and A GPA/GPE of 5.0 and 3 years relevant work experience* $53,887 – $54,785
Master of Engineering Project Management

A Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours),

or

A relevant Bachelor Honours degree, and A GPA of 4.0 and At least 2 years relevant professional experience*

$45,639 – $46,780
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology A bachelor’s degree in any subject, and A GPA/GPE of 4.0 $24,562.20
Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

Any degree in any subject

or

The equivalent practical, professional, or scholarly experience.

$38,369 – $38,842.20
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Digital Health

A relevant degree

Or

A relevant and appropriate health qualification and at least two years of relevant professional experience.

$ 47,015
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Digital Health

A relevant degree

Or

A relevant and appropriate health qualification and at least two years of relevant professional experience

$23,508
* A pathway option is available for those who do not meet the above GPA/GPE requirements.

Programme, Entry Criteria, Fees

Master of Public Policy

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, and A GPA/GPE of 5.0*

$59,864.40

Master of Educational Leadership

A bachelor’s degree in education or similar undergraduate degree, and A GPA/GPE of 5.0 and 3 years relevant work experience*

$55,935

Master of Engineering Project Management

A Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours),

or

A relevant Bachelor Honours degree, and A GPA of 4.0 and At least 2 years relevant professional experience*

120-point: $47,242, 180-point: $70,862

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology

A bachelor’s degree in any subject, and A GPA/GPE of 4.0

$24,562.20

Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

Any degree in any subject

or

The equivalent practical, professional, or scholarly experience.

$40,279

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Digital Health

A relevant degree

Or

A relevant and appropriate health qualification and at least two years of relevant professional experience.

$47,015

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Digital Health

A relevant degree

Or

A relevant and appropriate health qualification and at least two years of relevant professional experience

$23,508

* A pathway option is available for those who do not meet the above GPA/GPE requirements.

Entry requirements for international students

You must fulfil our requirements to receive an offer of place, or you must be in a position to fulfill our requirements to be considered for a conditional offer of place. Entry requirements are based on your prior study and we provide specific requirements for qualifications our international students have most frequently achieved. There are additional entry requirements for some programmes and these vary depending on the programme you are applying for.

For further detail, see: Postgraduate entry requirements

 

English language requirements

To study an Auckland Online programme, you must meet the English language requirements. These may be met through an approved English language test or prior study in English.

For further detail see: Postgraduate English Language requirements

 

Further information

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar. Please note that the programme fees are indicative and estimates only. Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

 

The importance of life-long learning 

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(Chartered Accountants New Zealand, 2015)

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New Zealand must adopt a willingness to “re-invest in training several times in their career and proactively pursue retraining opportunities”.

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Compared with other OECD countries, workers in New Zealand are poorly matched with their positions (based on their qualifications, field of study, and literacy).

(New Zealand Productivity Commission, 2017)