Master of Migration Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Human Geography

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Entry requirements

A bachelors degree from a tertiary institution in a relevant subject, normally with a B+ grade average or higher.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:

$55,000

Median earnings one year after study

$60,000

Median earnings two years after study

$74,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

77%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

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

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Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Pasifika Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$6,000 ($2,000 per year per student up to three years).

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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

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Sources

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