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Victoria University of Wellington

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)

About

Victoria University of Wellington has a unique and proud history as a world-ranked capital city university.Our connections and influence—both here and overseas—are strengthened by this capital city status, providing opportunities for staff and students internationally, and helping us take New Zealand’s perspective to the world.Through excellent teaching, research, scholarship, public service and entrepreneurship, we are committed to shaping New Zealand’s national identity and to fostering a better world. We are here to lead thinking on the major questions confronting New Zealanders.

Victoria University is ranked New Zealand’s most research intensive university—committed to generating knowledge with social, economic and environmental impact.

Research

Victoria University is ranked New Zealand’s most research intensive university—committed to generating knowledge with social, economic and environmental impact.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
221 -2
2018
219 9
2017
228
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
301
2017
301
2016
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
401
2018
401 -50
2017
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
457
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

All services are run by friendly and experienced people who will provide you with information and guidance. Your student services levy helps to provide some of these services, so please use them when you need to. Most are available free of charge if you have a current Student ID card.

Student Life

Coming to Victoria is about more than just studying and preparing for a career. It’s about getting to Know Your Mind.

Victoria can help you find somewhere to live while you study. If you’re not spending your first-year in a hall, join student-run WGTN Hall and meet people like you. In addition to a world-class teaching and learning environment, Victoria has all the facilities you need to stay fit, fed, healthy and entertained across our four campuses.

Student Reviews

Victoria University of Wellington. Industrial Design Review.
Beatrix Loeffen rated 4 out of 5 stars
I liked the city. Its has a lot of arty things which are happening. I mixture of different people from a lot of different backgrounds.
Chemistry at Victoria University of Wellington
Yvonne Booysen rated 5 out of 5 stars
Victoria University of Wellington offers an undergraduate education in chemistry which is very well rounded, with a large focus on the practical aspects of the discipline. Four laboratory courses over the second and third years of the degree serve to prepare students for work in a postgraduate laboratory, as well as giving students the chance to actually join a research group for a small resear...
Mixed review
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
It was a very expensive experience but I did enjoy it overall. I learned a lot but found the university had problems due to NZ being small and lecturers deciding marks on who they liked.