In the age of social media, clickbait headlines and 'fake news', new means of communicating science and engaging different groups and communities are required.
You'll learn how to engage New Zealanders in conversations about the science that impacts their lives so they can make informed decisions. Find out how you can influence policy change and research priorities. The Society programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .
Advance your expertise with PhD study
Your Master of Science in Society may include enough research to qualify you to apply for PhD study.
If you want to pursue an academic or research career, you can complete a PhD. You’ll work under supervision to produce original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Full-time candidates usually complete the degree within three to four years.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Youth, Society and Education
- Thesis in Science in Society
- Key Themes and Readings in Science in Society
- Accounting, Organisations and Society
- Education, Society and Culture
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesNatural Sciences Public Policy Political Science View 20 other Masters in Political Science in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in a science (or other approved) subject.
- You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International42801 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42801 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National10592 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10592 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Estimated international : NZ$59,171 for the full programme
- Estimated domestic : NZ$14,643 for the full programme
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.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.