Study in New Zealand
Tertiary Education Providers
Tertiary education providers can offer programme of study to international students if they meet certain conditions.
- Private training establishments (PTEs) can only offer international students approved programme of study that are longer than three months and registered with the NZQA. The PTE must be accredited by the NZQA to offer the programme of study.
- Institutions including universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and wananga can only offer approved programme of study that are longer than three months and registered with the NZQA. The institution must be accredited to offer the course. The enrolment of an international student must not prevent a New Zealand student or an NZAP student from gaining a place at the same institution.