12 months
36291 USD/year
9854 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce  (Economics) from the Victoria University of Wellington . You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research.


Key facts

Once complete, you'll have the tools and capabilities you need for a career in business or public policy. You'll also be able to apply for PhD study in New Zealand or overseas.

Further study

At the end of your Commerce  (Economics) programme from the Victoria University of Wellington you can choose to continue your research and apply to do a PhD.

Important information

If you want to enrol in this programme but don't meet some of the entry requirements, you should contact Wellington School of Business and Government to discuss your options.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Econometrics 
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Directed Individual Study in Economics
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Economics of International Trade

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with Honours in relevant subject.
  • You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36291 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36291 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9854 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international : NZ$50,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic  : NZ$13,623 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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