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Our diverse range of courses and location in the nation’s capital and cultural heart will provide you with unrivalled opportunities to build your future.


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If you’re after a world-class education, the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers you subjects that rank in the top 100 global universities.

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Study a 12-month specialist Master's degree by coursework. Collaborate with academics, professionals, and peers while gaining practical skills, knowledge, and sector experience.

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We offer courses which provide exciting opportunities to integrate work-related learning and industry engagement into your degree.

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  • Corinne Seals leans on a chair in the Hunter Council Chamber

    Connecting language and identity

    Dr Corinne Seals (School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies) has dedicated her life to researching how language and identity are connected—and she is a perfect example of the interplay between the two.

  • 2019 graduates of the Master of Strategic Studies in their NZDF uniforms and academic dress.

    NZDF teaching contract renewed

    The Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Science's Centre for Strategic Studies will continue to teach its Master of Strategic Studies to students of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Advanced Command and Staff College. After a successful first three years, the contract has now been renewed for a further two years.