16 months
27140 USD/year
13663 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


e-Government is a growing area. As our world becomes increasingly connected through ICT, governments need skilled professionals who understand how to manage the impact of these ever-evolving technologies. The e-Government programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .


Key facts

At the School of Government, you'll discover innovative new uses for ICT building new ways for communities to engage with government and use public services.

A unique qualification in an emerging field

The Master of  e-Government offered at the Victoria University of Wellington  is the only course of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region.

Focusing on the management rather than the technical aspects of e-Government, your courses are designed by experts in government and ICT and taught by leading academics in this new field.


You'll be well-placed to take part in the emerging area of e-government, leading and managing ICT projects at government departments or non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

And while you'll develop skills that will uniquely prepare you for e-government projects, you'll also have capabilities and knowledge you can use in private industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project
  • Digital Government and Public Sector Reform
  • Research in the Public Sector
  • Digital Engagement in the Public Sector
  • Digital Government and Public Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 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

  • Appropriate Bachelor's degree and two years' relevant work experience, or extensive work experience.You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36187 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    13663 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18218 USD for the full programme during 16 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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