Master of Policy and Governance
University of Canterbury
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have advanced knowledge and understanding of current research in policy and governance. They will have the skills necessary to understand theoretical and practical problems in policy analysis and the challenges of governance in sub-national, national, not for profit, third sector and international contexts. They will have carried out a substantial piece of independent research so will have expertise in the formulation of research questions, data collection and analysis, case study analysis and hypothesis testing. They will be excellent communicators, having been trained to produce cogent and well-structured research reports, having experienced direct interaction with senior professional mentors, field work in Wellington and the regions and through problem-solving in the core course work and teaching.
Key Information for Students
An approved Bachelor's degree.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$52,478 - $74,873|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Admiral Sir Gordon Tait University Scholarship
University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office
$4,500 per annum
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.