Postgraduate Development Studies programme offered at the Victoria University of Wellington is designed to suit people from a wide range of disciplines and occupations. If you have work experience in community and international development, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, or want to work in the area in the future, postgraduate Development Studies is a good choice for you.
Overseas research opportunities
You'll be encouraged to spend some time in a developing country as part of your postgraduate study—you can complete your Master's thesis based on your work in a developing country.
Past research has been done in countries such as Cambodia, Chile, the Cook Islands, Indonesia, Laos, Peru, the Philippines, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.
- environmental change
- gender equity
- human rights
- international aid
- participation and democracy
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies View 26 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in New Zealand
A Bachelor's degree with an average grade of B+ or higher.
International23630 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 23630 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National6500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Estimated international fees : About NZ$36,100 per year
Estimated domestic fees : About NZ$9,931 per year
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.