Working alongside some of New Zealand’s leading academic staff, you'll complete a research thesis of up to 40,000 words and emerge as an expert in your subject with highly developed research skills.
A Master of Arts in Social Policy programme offered at the Victoria University of Wellington will give your career prospects a boost and open doors to new opportunities. Be a leader in a humanities or social science field and help make New Zealand a better place.
Advance your expertise with PhD study
At the end of your Master's you can choose to continue your research and apply to do a PhD, either in New Zealand or overseas. In exceptional circumstances you may be able to upgrade to a PhD during your Master's study.
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- Special Topic: Social Policy in Times of Crisis and Change
- Social and Public Policy: Values and Change
- Reflecting on Violence
- Development Policy and Management
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Apply now and start studying once your application is accepted.
DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 18 other Masters in Social Work in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree with Honours with a B range average in a relevant subject.
- You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International23881 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23881 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National6069 USD/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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