Master of Science by coursework and thesis (MSc) Postgraduate Program By Victoria University of Wellington |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 101-150QS Subject Rankings

Tuitionfee

75,142 NZDTuition Fee/year

Main Subject Area

Earth and Marine SciencesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Earth and Marine Sciences

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc will take you between two and two and half years of full-time study or up to four years part time. In the first year of your MSc you'll take several courses related to your specialist subject area. Next, you'll carry out in-depth supervised research for 12–15 months and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals. To do an MSc you'll need a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area. You may also be able to qualify for entry if you have appropriate work or other experience.

Program overview

Main Subject

Earth and Marine Sciences

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc will take you between two and two and half years of full-time study or up to four years part time. In the first year of your MSc you'll take several courses related to your specialist subject area. Next, you'll carry out in-depth supervised research for 12–15 months and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals. To do an MSc you'll need a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area. You may also be able to qualify for entry if you have appropriate work or other experience.

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 coordinator or administrator 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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