Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Economics

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Economics

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$16,080

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have an economic toolbox that they can apply to real-world problems. Graduates will be able to apply economic concepts and quantitative techniques using regional, national and global perspectives. They will be able to undertake applied economic research in a professional context and communicate this in ways appropriate for a range of stakeholders. They will be qualified to work at an advanced level in government departments and agencies, state-owned enterprises, banks and other private companies and consultancies in New Zealand, as well as internationally in organisations such as the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, IMF, the International Labour Organisation, and the United Nations Development Bank. Some graduates may be able to continue to the Master of Professional Economics (VI001G).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

An appropriate bachelor s degree with at least a B- average and some background in economics, either professional or academic or both, as well as suitable quantitative skills.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$16,080 $16,080
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,088 $8,088
Total $24,168 $24,168

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $62,279
Earnings range $51,690 - $72,876
In employment 77%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 0%

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Scholarship information

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Motu Wellbeing and Sustainability Maori Internship

Provided by:

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Website:

https://motu.nz/about-us/capacity-building/scholarships/

Value:

All domestic interns at Motu receive a stipend.

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1st-Art-Gallery.com: Annual Art and Design Scholarship

Provided by:

1st Art Gallery Inc - Scholarship Coordinator

Website:

http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/scholarship.html

Value:

$1000

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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

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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.

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