Geography, M.Sc. | Victoria University of Wellington | Wellington, New Zealand
8 months
25491 USD/full
6713 USD/full
Tuition fee
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The Earth and its environment are made up of many complex and beautiful systems, both natural and manmade. How do these systems—like the weather or population growth—shape us and our planet? The Geography programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington.


Key facts

Study Geography to learn about the world we live in and the processes that have created it. Look at human issues like poverty and inequality, and explore the relationships between natural systems. The Geography programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington.

At Victoria University of Wellington, you can study both the social and the physical aspects of geography. Choose to focus on the natural or the human environment, or gain an overall view of the different processes that shape the world we live in.

Out and about

You'll get the chance to work in the field. Study and research in urban and rural New Zealand, visiting remote locations like the Volcanic Plateau and southern glaciers. Work in sites and with communities in Africa, Antarctica and the Pacific.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Geography
  • The Earth System
  • Geographies of New Zealand
  • Geography of Development Studies
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Research Design
  • Population and Migration
  • Worlds of Development
  • Environment and Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months
  • Part-time
    • 16 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 or equivalent in relevant subject.You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25491 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25491 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    6713 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6713 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • NZ$10,653 national 
  • NZ$40,450 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.


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