Tertiary Education System in New Zealand

This particular education system describes all the features of post school education. 36 public tertiary education institutions are present in New Zealand which constitutes of 8 universities, 21 institutes of technology and polytechnics 4 colleges of education, 3 wananga [Maori tertiary education institutions].

46 industry training organizations and 895 private training establishments that comprise of private English language schools, which are indexed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) are also present in the country.

This education system provides courses at various levels ranging from transition programs to postgraduate study and research.