Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Economics
Victoria University of Wellington
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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
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.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(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||$51,690 - $72,876|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||0%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Motu Quantitative Economics Āheitanga Scholarship
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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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.
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