Master of Political Science
Victoria University of Wellington
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 of politics in New Zealand and other countries, including theoretical approaches to the study of politics. They will be able to conduct independent research and will be capable of sophisticated and rigorous critical analysis of evidence and arguments. They will be well qualified for careers in public affairs, including politics, the civil service, think tanks, lobbying and civil society organisations. Some graduates may be able to continue to doctoral studies in political science.
Key Information for Students
A bachelor s degree or graduate diploma in political science or a cognate field.
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||$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.
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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.
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.