M.Sc. On Campus


Victoria University of Wellington

12 months
28768 USD/year
6966 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science in Mathematics (MSc) from the Victoria University of Wellington  will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skills to prepare you for a career in science.


Key facts

You'll carry out in-depth supervised research and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.

To do an MSc by thesis you'll need an Honours degree or postgraduate diploma in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area.

Study for a PhD

If you do well in your  Mathematics (MSc) from the Victoria University of Wellington  Master's degree, and show an aptitude for advanced research, you'll be able to apply to do a PhD.

A PhD is the highest academic qualification offered by the University. You’ll carry out original and sustained research under supervision from world-class academics in the Wellington Faculty of Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Thesis
  • Mathematics for Earth Sciences
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Professional knowledge for Mathematics Education

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 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

    28768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28768 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6966 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6966 USD for the full programme during 12 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.


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