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Have you recently graduated and considering to get your Master’s degree?  Are you looking to go overseas to pursue your Masters at an internationally acclaimed university at a reasonable price? Then Victoria University of Wellington is the right choice for you.

Introduction To VUW

Established in 1897, Victoria University of Wellington is one of the best universities in New Zealand sitting at the 221st place among top 500 universities of the world. In 2012, it also claimed the highest research grade granted by the government of New Zealand and continues to produce prestigious researchers in every discipline.

It is home to 22,000 students every year including 3400 international students coming from 114 countries all around the world. International students feel right at home thanks to the multicultural environment they experience on campus and off campus. It provides you with unique opportunities to connect with students from different cultural backgrounds and to help you claim your place in the world.

Subjects Available For Master By Thesis/Research

It offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in a wide variety of fields. One of the most prestigious programmes offered at VUW is Masters by research. It is a one-year degree programme specifically designed to promote research methods, to provide students with in-depth knowledge of an issue and to train them in independent research. With the most qualified and experienced faculty, VUW provides unique opportunities to explore your field of interest, gain supreme expertise, network with the industry experts, and seek guidance from graduate students.

VUW offer Masters by thesis in the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Research
  • Commerce
  • Design
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Research
  • Laws
  • Music
  • Tourism Management and many more

 Course Fees And Other Details

Masters by research is a 120 points programme and consists of 3 trimesters. The tuition fee for full course starts from NZ$ 29380 (correct as on 26 January 2019). It takes only 12 months to complete and has a tremendous advantage over traditional 1.5- or 2-years degree.

VUW provides you with a chance to complete your research work under the supervision of highly qualified supervisors and earn your degree at the end of the year. It not only reduces the cost of tuition fee but also reduces the living, travelling and other expenses. It also provides you with the opportunity to complete your degree earlier and start working in the industry of your expertise.

In 2017, VUW received international students from Cambodia, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, UK, USA, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and many other countries which provides testament of the harmony of cultures they have achieved in their campuses.

Scholarship For International Students

VUW also offers research scholarships to brilliant students who want to pursue Masters by research. This scholarship provides you with unique means to cover your tuition and living expenses without worrying about the costs. It provides you with a sense of relief and you can enjoy your time here at Victoria University of Wellington.

Masters by research is also a great fit for students who have already completed their masters and want to spend a year abroad to experience different cultures and meet new people. It is a great way to work under qualified faculty and gain expertise in your field.

Immigration Benefits

After the successful completion of a Master degree in New Zealand, the student will get three years of Post Study Work Visa-Open. Usually while studying in New Zealand student may work up to 20 per week and full-time during holidays. In masters by thesis, students may be eligible to get full-time work rights while studying

Family Benefits – Work Visa For Partner And Children Schooling

Partner of a student pursuing a Master degree is eligible for an open work visa in New Zealand. As a result, the partner can support their dependent children to study in Primary and Secondary schools, and they will be considered as domestic students in New Zealand which means no tuition fees for them. After the course completion when a student gets three years open work visa, student’s spouse will also get three years open work visa and dependent children school benefits will also continue during that posy study two years period.


So, what are you waiting for? Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity. Contact us with your detailed CV  to know your options for Master’s degree in New Zealand at

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