8 months
28762 USD/full
6965 USD/full
Tuition fee
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Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) in Cross-Cultural Psychology 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 in Cross-Cultural Psychology at the Victoria University of Wellington 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.


If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students will need to do around 20–23 hours of work a week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis in Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Conducting Research Across Cultures
  • Research Preparation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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

Self-directed study


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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28762 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28762 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    6965 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6965 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • Estimated international fees: NZ$39,771 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic f : NZ$9,631 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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