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Public Management

Victoria University of Wellington

12 months
36187 USD/year
18218 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Enhance your career prospects and learn to make organisations work better with postgraduate studies in Public Management at the School of Government from the Victoria University of Wellington . Find out how to lead people and make change happen.


Key facts

Become an effective public manager and build your ability to influence the strategic and operational direction of public sector organisations. Learn about governance and public sector reform, and how to manage budgets, finances and organisational capital.

Gain the knowledge and skills to design and implement innovative and effective programmes and services, including planning, service delivery and monitoring and evaluation. The Public Management programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington  .


If you're wanting a career or are already working in the government and non-government sectors, a Public Management qualification is a good choice.

You could find management work in central, local or regional government, in business, not-for-profits, consultancies and for iwi. You might also work as a researcher, advocate, campaign coordinator, lobbyist, strategist or planner.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Public Management
  • Emerging Perspectives in Public Management
  • Managing People in the Public Sector
  • Managing Public Resources
  • Financial Management in the Public Sector

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and two years' work experience, or extensive work experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36187 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18218 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18218 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international : NZ$50,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic  : NZ$25,259 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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