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University of Waikato

Te Whare Wananga o Waikato Gate 1 Knighton Road Hamilton View map
New Zealand
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Public
Very High
9,763
Yes
610
2,541

Overview

As a research-intensive university with strong links to industry, the University of Waikato provides the ideal environment for postgraduate study, including specifically designed 180-point Masters programs that can be completed in as little as 12 months full time.

The University of Waikato is widely regarded as a progressive and innovative university, which develops Masters programs to cater for the world’s changing environment. Among its many strengths are its key research areas: cybersecurity, agribusiness, health and human performance, indigenous studies, and environment studies. The university’s world-class researchers collaborate with local and international research units and industry to continuously pioneer in these fields and allow postgraduate students the opportunity to partake in practical learning and internships.

The university understands the need for a balance between work and study, so flexible study options are available. The University of Waikato offers great student support, world-class facilities, a broad range of study options and industry placements to get people from anywhere in the world started in their chosen career or research field.

Whether changing careers, career path, or improving employability, the University of Waikato’s postgraduate degrees help people to achieve their goals and stand out in the workplace. University of Waikato students say that their university is one of the friendliest in the New Zealand. The university offers a range of services, so students will have a hassle-free study experience. Find out more about what’s on offer.

University Highlights

Total students - 9,763

18%
82%

International students - 2,541

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 610

258
352

Total students - 9,763

18%
82%

International students - 2,541

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 610

352
258

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
2019
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