Master of Development Studies (MDevStud) Postgraduate Program By Victoria University of Wellington |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 51-100QS Subject Rankings

Tuitionfee

75,142 NZDTuition Fee/year

Main Subject Area

Development StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Increase your expertise and make a positive contribution to development practice around the world. Examine the theories and practices associated with inequalities in world development, and investigate the enormous differences between the living standards of people worldwide and what we can do about them. Look at the relationships between people and institutions, developed and developing societies, and consider the effect these relationships have on the processes of social, political, economic and environmental transformation.

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Increase your expertise and make a positive contribution to development practice around the world. Examine the theories and practices associated with inequalities in world development, and investigate the enormous differences between the living standards of people worldwide and what we can do about them. Look at the relationships between people and institutions, developed and developing societies, and consider the effect these relationships have on the processes of social, political, economic and environmental transformation.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

90+
6+
4+
58+

If you want to enrol in this programme but don't meet some of the entry requirements, you should contact the programme director to discuss your options.


Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

20,104 NZD
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International Students

75,142 NZD
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Victoria University is home to 21,000 students, including over 3,000 international students from more than 100 countries. Victoria offers a quality education modelled on the highly successful British framework - one the emphasises creative thought and heightened world knowledge.  And encourages leadership, communication, creative and critical thinking in all students. In 2015, Victoria awarded 5,652 qualifications at graduation ceremonies throughout the year. 

Victoria is in the top 2.5% of the world's universities. In fifteen subject areas, we are amoung the top 1% of the world's universities (2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

Vicotria is ranked 50th in the world for Social Policy and Administration and in the top 100 in nine other subjects:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Development Studies
  • Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics and Psychology. 

Undergraduate programmes are taught through seven faculties:

  • Architecture and Design
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Science

Victoria University is ranked number one in New Zealand for research quality. At Victoria you'll be part of a vibrant postgraduate community, you'll have opportunities to work closely with expert staff and students from around the globe. 

When Alex Reid (http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/why-victoria/our-students/alex) came to Victoria to do a Master's, he quickly felt very connected to the bioscience and wider postgraduate communities. "I have a strong postgraduate network of friends wider than just my Master's programme. We support each other, the lecturers are great too, they're always happy to help"

With more than 40 research centres and institutes (http://www.victoria.ac.nz/research/centres-institutes) at Victoria, each undertaking challenges of national and international concern, you'll soon benefit from our strong links to government organisations and influential businesses, many of which have headquarters in Wellington. 

Victoria offers a range of postgraduate study options:

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Bachelor's with Honours
  • Taught Master's
  • Research Master's
  • PhD

 

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