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Study Abroad tuition fees for 2023

Semester fee NZ$13,200
Full year (two semesters) NZ$26,400
Summer School NZ$3,300 per course
(maximum of two courses permitted)

Details to note about the fees

  • If you intend to study for two semesters commencing in semester 2 2023, your semester 1 2024 fee will be assessed at the 2024 fee rate.
  • Study Abroad fees are inclusive of tuition fee, GST (NZ Goods & Services tax), University of Otago Students Services Fee, on-campus orientation programme, and end of study transcript copy and forwarding.
  • The tuition fee does not include costs for textbooks, some course materials, and field trips.

Detailed information on how to pay tuition fees and related fees and policies

Study Abroad estimated living costs (for one semester)

The table below provides an estimate of living costs in NZ dollars based on 2022 costs. Actual costs for accommodation will be supplied on application. To convert these amounts to another currency, you may wish to use the following currency converter: currency converter

Rent (accommodation including electricity, bed linen, and Uni Flats support and community events)
Price based on a regular room in 3–6 bedroom house for the semester price
Food $2,100
Personal expenses $2,640
Textbooks, equipment $350
Insurance (individual, one semester) $375
Total living costs $11,249

Details to note about the estimated living costs

  1. The costs assume a single student sharing a fully furnished University flat for one semester.
  2. Travel costs within Dunedin are negligible as most accommodation, shopping and services are within walking distance of the campus.
  3. This estimate budget does not include travel costs or significant personal expenditure items.
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