Master of Migration Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Human Geography



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of human migration, which they will use to analyse practical and theoretical problems and devise solutions. They will be able to evaluate and implement quantitative and qualitative methods used in migration research. They will interpret and reflect critically upon client needs and will communicate their ideas effectively in writing and orally. They will be qualified to work in public sector agencies, non-governmental bodies (both national and international), and research establishments that work on human migration. For some graduates, this qualification may lead to doctoral studies in geography.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completed a Bachelor s degree in a relevant area with at least a B grade average in 60 points of 300-level courses in the majoring subject or relevant area of study (or extensive practical, professional, or scholarly experience that provides an equivalent level of preparation); and been accepted by the Head of School as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,584 $12,876
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,738 $13,107
Total $17,322 $25,983

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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