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Environmental Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

16 months
21576 USD/year
5224 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Deepen your understanding of the environmental issues facing New Zealand and the world with a degree in Environmental Studies offered at the Victoria University of Wellington. Examine subjects like climate change, the sustainability of our cities, loss of biodiversity, water quality and consumerism.


Key facts

Study alongside students from around the world and find out how environmental issues are tackled in different countries and the different problems they face. The Environmental Studies programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

Learn from the experts

Learn from highly regarded academics who are experts in their fields. You'll also hear from guest lecturers who are experienced professionals in environmental planning, economics, policy, law, politics, ethics and indigenous development.

Across disciplines

Environmental Studies connects with Geography and Development Studies as well as Public Policy, Law and Management. You can study the subject at postgraduate level from a science, commerce or arts background. Because you'll study with students from a variety of disciplines and professions, you'll broaden your own understanding through their different viewpoints and experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Advanced Topic in Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science Internship
  • Environmental and Planning Law
  • Environmental Science Research Essay

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 32 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Bachelor's degree in relevant subject with a B+ average or extensive practical experience. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28768 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6966 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • NZ$9,631 national 
  • NZ$39,771 international

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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