If you’re studying toward a degree, Honours, Master’s, a Certificate or Diploma, find out how to apply.
When to apply
For course advice or to find out more about your study options, email the Student Recruitment and Orientation team or phone 0800 04 04 04.
Applications are open to:
- Study in Trimester 3—apply by 7 November 2019 for courses starting in November and by Friday 3 January 2020 for courses starting in January 2020.
- Study in 2020—applications due 20 January 2020 (limited entry programmes by 1 December 2019).
Some limited entry, postgraduate and Teacher Education programmes may have different application dates. If you’re unsure, contact your Faculty.
See all enrolment dates and deadlines.
All new applicants need to meet one of the admission types to gain entry to Victoria University of Wellington. For postgraduate entry (Honours, Master’s, Certificates and Diplomas) and Teacher Education programmes, you’ll also need to meet additional programme specific requirements.
For new students wanting to enrol in Classical or Jazz performance or Music Therapy, an audition is required. For information about how to apply and due dates see the Audition page on the Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music website.
Note: audition applications are due by 20 July in the year preceding enrolment.
You will normally need to be at least 16 years of age by the application closing date.
Steps to apply
Follow our steps to apply to help you through the application process and get prepared before you start university.
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