NEW ZEALAND QUALIFICATIONS & COURSE DURATION

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority is a national board to regulate qualifications in New Zealand. It links the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework named New Zealand Qualification Frame work. Under the New Zealand Qualification Frame work (NZQF) qualification type and levels are structured as mentioned below:

LEVELQUALIFICATION TYPEDURATION
10Doctoral Degree2-3 Years
9Masters’ Degree1.5-2 Years
8Post Graduate Diploma1-1.5 Years
8Bachelor Degrees with Honours4 years
7Bachelors’ Degree3 Years
7Graduate Diplomas/Level 7 Diploma1 Year
5- 6Diplomas1-2 Years
1-4Certificate3 Months – 1 Year