Postgraduate programmes

Choose from certificates, diplomas, Honours, Master’s, PhDs, and doctoral degrees—there’s a programme that’s right for you to advance your skills and knowledge.

Explore postgraduate subjects

Discover Victoria University of Wellington’s wide range of specialist subjects for postgraduates. Find the qualification that’s right for you.

Postgraduate study types

Get to know the different types of postgraduate study—from certificates to doctoral degrees.

PhD and other doctoral degrees

Victoria University of Wellington is the number one research institution in New Zealand—there’s no better place to gain your PhD.

Master’s programmes

Victoria University of Wellington offers Master’s degrees in more than 100 subjects. Some programmes are research-based, others involve advanced courses.

Postgraduate information evenings

Explore your postgraduate study options at an information evening and find out why Victoria University of Wellington is a great place to study and research.

Wellington life for postgrads

As well as being a beautiful and vibrant place to live, Wellington is the cultural and political capital with strong research links to national organisations.