School of Government

School of Government

New Zealand's only School of Government undertakes teaching and research on public policy and public administration/management.

Through Victoria Business School, we offer a complete range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programmes. Based at the Pipitea Campus in Rutherford House, directly across the road from the seat of government, Parliament, Ministerial Headquarters and Government Departments, the School is ideally placed to help build capacity in the public sector of New Zealand.

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19 December 2014 New HSRC Report Evaluates 'Better, Sooner, More Convenient'
The HSRC's latest report is The Evaluation of the Better, Sooner, More Convenient Business Cases in MidCentral and West Coast District Health Boards. Read more
19 December 2014 International graduate embraces Wellington’s public sector
Pedro Ramirez, who is originally from Mexico, says the experience of studying towards a Master of Public Policy at the School of Government offered him a rare insight into the heart of Wellington's public sector district. Read more
13 November 2014 A Capital Celebration for the School of Government
The Hon Bill English speaking at the School of Government's 12th Anniversary Prize-GivingSchool of Government… Read more

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Make it happen!

Advance better government with a professional degree from the School of Government.

Use your professional knowledge and experience in new ways with a qualification in Public Policy, Public Management or e-Government.

Find out about our Professional Programme »

2015 Prospectuses

New prospectuses are now available. Find out more about our qualifications, courses on offer and our teaching staff.

New Graduate Pathway

Have you recently completed (or are about to complete) a Bachelor's degree? Are you looking for a vocationally-oriented programme of study leading to a Master of Public Management or Master of Public Policy?

Find out about our Graduate Pathway »

Policy Quarterly

Check out Policy Quarterly, the journal of the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies.

CUE - the School of Government e-Magazine

CUE is the quarterly magazine from the School of Government. Keep up to date with our school news by reading the September issue.