International students from all over the world choose to continue their studies at Victoria University—join them in one of our postgraduate programmes.
If you’ve completed an undergraduate degree, Victoria offers several ways to further your studies in your chosen field.
Explore the fundamental language of business, government and not-for-profit organisations in our internationally accredited programmes.
Architecture considers the design and construction of buildings and other structures we inhabit, and how they address functional, social and aesthetic needs.
Explore the intricacies of how language works and what it tells us about the human mind.
Think critically about art in all its forms—from historical and contemporary New Zealand and Pacific art to the work of digital media artists.
Gain a vital understanding of Asia in today’s world, both in itself and within the context of New Zealand’s future in the Asia-Pacific region.
Biomedical Science studies human health and disease, including genetics, immunology, biological and medicinal chemistry, physiology and environmental health.
Biotechnology considers the application of science and technology to biological systems, with a particular focus on products that may have commercial value.
An internationally accredited MBA from Victoria Business School will transform your thinking and decision-making—and take your career to the next level.
Science is at the heart of a knowledge-based economy, and bioscience is leading the way in innovation, enterprise, and expansion.
Chemistry underlies all the functions of the human body, the buildings we live and work in, the energy we generate and consume, and the air we breathe.
From language to democracy, the classical world of ancient Greece and Rome is the foundation of Western culture.
Unique in Australasia, our Computer Graphics programme combines both computation and design—and it's connected to the Wellington visual effects industry.
Digital engineers and computer scientists understand, design and creatively apply emerging and established technology to solve problems in our modern world.
Conservation Biology examines issues of conservation and sustainability, including biological, ecological and policy issues.
Identify and develop your own distinctive voice in writing for the page (poetry, fiction, non-fiction) and scriptwriting (stage, screen, radio).
Gain insight into criminal behaviour and explore the social, legal and policy responses to crime.
Explore cultural diversity and similarity by studying peoples and societies, and ways social life is organised and changed.
Design blends new technologies and creative approaches to drive innovation. Gain the skills and methods necessary to create products, systems, and experiences.
Study human societies and their relationship to the Earth we live on. Investigate inequality between people and nations, and the ethical issues it creates.
Study land-use policy, the technical and biological aspects of restoring landscapes, as well as collaborating with design professionals.
Study the Earth's vast diversity of plants, animals and micro-organisms. Topics include physical and biological processes, conservation and evolution.
Study the challenges and opportunities of the global economy and get down to the nuts and bolts of prices, incomes, resource allocation and international trade.
Develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding to make judgements about education and to analyse educational problems.
Study texts from Old English to the present day and from New Zealand and the Pacific to America, in a variety of literary, historical and cultural contexts.
The environment, conservation and sustainable development have never been more pressing or more important for our future.
Develop your critical, creative and communication skills while learning about both New Zealand and international films and film-making.
Our international applied finance programme will help you develop instrumental skills like financial modelling to empower you in your finance career.
Study economic, urban, social, cultural and population geography, with a focus on the processes of change in regional economies and human societies.
Study the physical process and history of the Earth, including a unique programme in Petroleum Geoscience offered in collaboration with GNS Science.
Geophysics is the study of the structure, properties and processes of the Earth using tools from physics and mathematics.
At New Zealand’s only school of government, study the the planning, politics, processes, ideas, institutions and people involved in the making of public policy.
Programmes to suit all kinds of healthcare professionals, from nurses and midwives to social workers, occupational therapists and other specialists.
The only science-based heritage materials qualification in the Southern Hemisphere. Learn to understand, care for and preserve our cultural artifacts.
Take yourself to different places, times and peoples—understand who we are and how our past influences and shapes us.
Study how people behave, organisations operate and align with their environments, decisions are made and innovations are developed.
A thorough, research-based grounding in the complex disciplines governing information storage and retrieval, information management and communication.
Information Systems is the use and application of information and technology to business and society to support and create innovative business opportunities.
Study business and management across international borders—important for business managers, policy makers or researchers in today's global environment.
Study the political, economic and social interactions between states and the manner in which foreign relations are conducted.
Teachers of second languages, especially English, are in demand all over the world. Give yourself a robust academic preparation for this competitive market.
Communicate effectively across cultures and languages: study Chinese, classical Greek, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, te Reo Māori or Spanish.
Our globally-recognised law school offers a range of postgraduate programmes with research and internship opportunities in the legal heart of New Zealand.
Celebrate both New Zealand and foreign language writers through literary translation research, practices, communities and policies.
Examine the Māori people, their language, culture, and relationship to the other cultures of New Zealand, the Pacific and the world.
New Zealand has one of the most extraordinary marine ecosystems in the world, and Victoria is a leader in the field of marine biology and conservation.
Marketing is about satisfying both the needs of customers and the objectives of organisations in ways that contribute to society and its well-being.
Led by world-class academic staff, you'll engage with ideas at the frontiers of pure and applied mathematics and statistics, logic and stochastic processes.
Study media from print to television, the internet and popular music, as well as policy, audiences, technology and history.
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms—bacteria, protozoal parasites, viruses and fungi. Although small, they have a huge impact on our environment.
Combine advanced theory with practice-based placements to develop the research and professional skills demanded in today's cultural sector.
Study composition, sonic arts, musicology, performance and music therapy with some of New Zealand’s most acclaimed performers, artists and teachers of music.
Explore interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to research in New Zealand history, society and culture in a comparative or transnational context.
Explore historical and contemporary issues including the processes of both continuity and change, in Pacific communities in New Zealand and the wider region.
Explore the nature of argument and justification, and examine the rational basis of belief in all areas of enquiry.
Physical geography is the study of the earth's surface features and processes—landforms, soils, vegetation, hydrology, coasts and climate.
Physics examines matter and energy in all their forms—from the kinetic energy of a speeding car to the nuclear energy released by fusion in the core of a star.
Study the politics, governments and cultures of different countries and the ideas and ideologies that inform political action and debate.
Understand the way we think, the way we interact with others, our cultural identity, our biological make-up, our environment and our experiences.
To better understand ourselves and others, we look at the role of religion in conflict, peacemaking, politics, law, morality and ethics.
Study the patterns and needs of social life and draw connections between the personal, the historical and the social.
Enhance your policy, analysis or research career with an understanding of today’s strategic and security issues in global, regional and New Zealand contexts.
We can all remember a teacher who made an impact. If you want to make a positive difference in people's lives, teaching is the career for you.
New Zealand's most vibrant theatre community—and the home of the country's film industry—will set you on the path to a creative career.
Study how tourism works, how tourism businesses operate, the behaviour of the tourist, and the impacts of visitors on a country.