University of Otago

Dunedin, New Zealand

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The University of Otago, founded in 1869 by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council, is New Zealand’s oldest university. The new University was given 100,000 acres of pastoral land as an endowment and authorised to grant degrees in Arts, Medicine, Law and Music.The University opened in July 1871 with a staff of just three Professors, one to teach Classics and English Language and Literature, another having responsibility for Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, and the third to cover Mental and Moral Philosophy and Political Economy. The following year a Professor of Natural Science joined the staff. With a further endowment provided in 1872, the syllabus was widened and new lectureships established: lectures in Law started in 1873, and in 1875 courses..  more »

 
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Rankings

#151st

QS Survey
2018

#201-250st

Times Higher
2018

#201-250st

Times Higher
2015

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

70% in English for the All India Senior School
Certificate (CBSE) or the Indian School Certificate (CISCE)
IELTS  IELTS score of 6.0 in the academic module (with no individual band below 6.0)
Internet-based TOEFL  Score of 80 (writing 20)
The University of Otago TOEFL institution code is: 9483
 Paper-based TOEFL  Score of 550 (TWE 4.5)
The University of Otago TOEFL institution code is: 9483
 Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)  Overall score of 176 (with no individual band below 169)
 Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)  Overall score of 176 (with no individual band below 169)
 CIE  E grade or higher in any one of AS English Language, AS Literature in English or AS Language & Literature in English; OR meeting the NCEA literacy requirements
 GCE A or AS English Language, Literature in English, Language and Literature in English  Grade C or higher
 GCE AS level General Paper (English)  Grade C or higher
 International Baccalaureate  English at Higher or Standard level in Language A: literature, Language A: language and literature, or at Higher Level in Language B
 Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic  Overall score of 58 with no communicative skills score below 50

 

Majors Offered

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Semester

Calender System

128

Undergraduate Courses
Course Name Duration Fees Links
Land Planning and Development (BSc) 3Years $ 31,493 / Year Admission | Fees
Surveying (BSurv) 4Years $ 31,493 / Year Admission | Fees

Fees

$ 27,812

Average Tuition Fees / Year

22

Total scholarships
Institute and various trusts offer scholarships for courses at this institution. We have found 22 scholarships applicable to courses at this institution.
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Campus Facts

1000

(Acres) Main Campus Size

2

Number of Campuses

1869

Established Year

Student Diversity

1 : 1

Male : Female Ratio

14%

International Students

20,838

Total Students

15,000

Full Time Students

76%

African American

17%

Asian

8%

Latin American

3%

White

Cost of Living

$22,100

Cost of Living in city

$15,610

Cost of Living on Campus

Weather

18oC

Winter Day Temp.

1oC

Winter Night Temp.

25oC

Spring Day Temp.

4oC

Spring Night Temp.

30oC

Summer Day Temp.

7oC

Summer Night Temp.

23oC

Autumn Day Temp.

5oC

Autumn Night Temp.

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Contact Info

International Office University of Otago
PO Box 56 Dunedin New Zealand
Dunedin
9016
New Zealand
 
Phone: +64-3-479-8582
College Website