Master On Campus

Strategic Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

12 months
35496 USD/year
9303 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Develop a deep practical and theoretical understanding of the ways power is exercised. Explore how conflict is managed and security maintained across the globe. The Strategic Studies programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington.


Key facts

You'll get insights into the pressing geopolitical issues of our age, such as the relationship between the US and China, cybersecurity, the South China Sea, and strategic responses to the problems of terrorism and civil conflict.

Enhance your policy, analytical and research skills and accelerate your career with a globally connected Strategic Studies programme at the Victoria University of Wellington.

Capital connections

Take advantage of the programme’s location in the nation’s capital and close relationship with the policy, diplomatic and security communities. You’ll develop connections and get practical expertise through seminars, roundtables and guest lectures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Security Studies
  • Strategic Asia
  • New Zealand and Security Policy
  • War and its Aftermath
  • Security Engineering
  • International Security
  • Politics of Migration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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 You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35496 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9303 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9303 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international: NZ$49,071 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic fees : NZ$12,861 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.


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