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International Students

International Students | academyEX
International Students | academyEX
International Students | academyEX

Masters Programmes:
Study in New Zealand

Shape your future with impactful Masters programmes from academyEX, offering an opportunity to study with us full-time here in New Zealand.

Your Learning Path

Applications and admissions

Gather all the essential documents required for your application, as outlined in our International Student guide. This guide contains important information about our application and admission process.

You have two options for submitting your application:

1. Apply online
2. Download the International Student Application Form and submit it to

If you are applying for the programme with the assistance of an education agency, please complete the Agency Appointment Form and upload it during your online application or send to with your submission.

Learning paths for international students
To enrol in one of the NZQA accredited programmes delivered by academyEX, applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language competence such as IELTS academic band score of 6.5 (overall), with no individual band less than 6.0 or equivalent.

Our Master’s qualifications are regarded as Research Masters when students enrol in the 90 credit Level 9 project course as part of their study.

Master’s programme interview
For admission into our Master’s programmes you will have an interview with one of the programme team. It’s a chance for you to ask any questions and for us to ensure that this master’s programme is the right fit for you. You can discuss your professional experience, the support available from our team and the commitment you can give to achieving your learning goals.

View our International Student guide

Learn with academyEX online, from abroad

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Excel & Impact

International Student Excellence Scholarship 2024

The Scholarship is awarded to those demonstrating academic excellence in previous study and a commitment to excelling in further study to continue their learning and have an impact in their organisation, communities and industries. The main purpose of the Scholarship is to attract new international students of high calibre to enrol in the Master’s degree programmes at academyEX. A scholarship of up to NZ$11,000 towards the tuition fees will be awarded to two international students to study a programme onshore in New Zealand. 


Download the Scholarship Application Form and apply for the Scholarship by the close dates of different programme intakes in 2024. More details can be found in the International Student Excellence Scholarship pamphlet.


Learn from anywhere with academyEX

academyEX is an independent, globally focused higher education institute dedicated to empowering individuals and industries to envision the possibilities of our collective future.

What sets academyEX apart from traditional education is its multidisciplinary approach, which focuses on four areas of specialisation - contemporary education, technology and innovation, sustainability and change leadership. The programmes are contextualised in real-world work environments, delivered by a curated group of specialist academics, industry experts, and leaders who push the boundaries. 

To date, academyEX offers more than 28 stackable course options, ranging from samplers to Masters degrees, of which 14 programmes are accredited by NZQA. These courses can be all completed online. 

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