M.A. On Campus


Victoria University of Wellington

12 months
23881 USD/year
6069 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geography focuses on the relationship between humans and their environment. This programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .


Key facts

Examine how human cultures shape the world around them, and investigate the differences and inequalities between and within different countries and nations. This Geography programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

Study biophysical systems—the way that different Earth, oceanic and atmospheric processes behave—and learn how these natural processes interact with one another.

Find out about GIS and learn how to visualise geographic data using computer systems.

You'll get practical experience in labs and through fieldwork in New Zealand and overseas. You might look at conservation and development on the West Coast, or the geomorphology of the Central Plateau.

If you're interested in the world around you and want to know more about the way that humans relate to it, then Geography is right for you.

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:

  • Geographies of New Zealand
  • Georgraphy of Place, Power and Identity
  • Human Geography: Approaching Our World
  • Geographies of Wellbeing
  • Thesis

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

 Apply now and start studying once your application is accepted.


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 or equivalent. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23881 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6069 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • NZ$8,393 national
  • NZ$33,021 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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