Postgraduate study in Economics and Finance

At the School of Economics and Finance postgraduate students are exposed to advanced ideas, techniques and research.

The School of Economics and Finance offers a number of postgraduate programmes that expose students to advanced ideas, techniques and research in a variety of areas of economics and finance. These programmes provide students with an excellent foundation for a career in business, banking, finance, insurance, law, management, marketing, community development, international business, teaching and researching.

Our specialist subject areas

Our courses in Economics subjects and Finance subjects will develop advanced theoretical knowledge and technical ability in these specialist areas, and help you gain the skills you need for independent research.

About our professional programmes

Our graduates have gained employment in government departments, business and financial institutions, and consulting and research organisations throughout New Zealand and the world. A number of students are also currently undertaking further postgraduate studies at leading international universities.

How to enrol

Fees and scholarships

All students pay tuition fees and compulsory levies. Please refer to the general information on the university's fees page.

There are a number of Awards and Scholarships available to Victoria University of Wellington students. For more information please see the Scholarships page.

Contact us

All students proposing to enrol in any of these programmes are encouraged to discuss their plans with the relevant Programme Coordinators or Programme Directors:

Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Honours programmes

Master’s and PhD programmes

Master of Professional Economics programme

Master of Applied Finance programme