As a result, Economics is applicable in a wide range of fields, including business, finance, administration, law, local and national government and, indeed, most aspects of everyday life. One of the strengths of Economics is that it provides a logical way of looking at a variety of issues. It is not just a subject - it is a way of thinking.
In studying Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Subjects - Economics at University of Otago you will examine topics of obvious importance to human well-being, for example unemployment, economic growth, inflation, poverty, the distribution of income, and resource allocation in areas such as education, health, business and the environment.
- Mathematical Economics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , International
Applications close 31 October but late applications, not requiring evaluation for credit, may be considered until 1 December
DisciplinesEconomics View 18 other Masters in Economics in New Zealand
- Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand.
- A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
- If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.
International Applies to you19164 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19158 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National Applies to you5448 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5452 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
- National: 8,028 NZD
- International: 28,715 NZD
The University offers a number of generous masters’ awards and doctoral scholarships (for PhD and other doctoral-level study). These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, research ability (where applicable) and suitability within the department. No interview is required. Students already receiving a full scholarship covering tuition fees and living costs are not usually eligible.
You can find out more about our scholarship options by visiting our scholarship page: https://www.otago.ac.nz/international/future-students/international-scholarships/
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