Master of Contemporary International Studies

IPU New Zealand (Institute of the Pacific United New Zealand)

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes

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Entry requirements

The minimum expected levels of achievement for admission to a postgraduate programme are a prior degree with a grade average of 50 percent or better. A mature student who does not meet the above academic qualification may gain entry to the postgraduate programme on approval of the Academic Board, if the Board considers that the student's experience and qualifications have adequately prepared him/her to succeed in the programme.

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Master of International Studies (MIS) programme is designed to prepare students who are interested in international business, international relations, and sustainable development characterised by increased globalism. The programme requires the knowledge of interrelationships between economic, political, social, cultural and environmental factors. The MIS aim is to develop graduates who are able to demonstrate pragmatic, efficient, and effective use of strategic planning tools and techniques, management processes, and be able to independently design and execute supervised pieces of scholarly research, in the spirit of sustainable business development.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust - RLL Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee


Non-resident tuition fees, registration fees, and room and board are covered by the scholarship.

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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.

Contact details

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