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Doctor of Government

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Policy Studies

Qualification

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Entry requirements

A degree at honours or master's level, or other postgraduate qualification, relevant to public policy studies; plus appropriate professional experience and demonstrated public sector leadership potential.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this programme will be able to lead initiatives that address challenges, resolve problems, pursue opportunities, and promote progress in areas that are the responsibilities of governments and their agencies, using practical applications of research skills, knowledge and in-depth understanding of relevant theory and practice.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:

$78,000

Median earnings one year after study

$80,000

Median earnings two years after study

$90,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

86%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngati Manawa Iwi Education Scholarship (Accomodation)

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

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

Value:

$10,000 contribution to the cost of staying in one of Victoria University's Halls of Residence.

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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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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.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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