Master of Environmental Studies

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Master of Environmental Studies

Victoria University of Wellington
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Master of Environmental Studies is a 1 year Masters program taught at Victoria University of Wellington, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Environmental Studies from Victoria University of Wellington you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Master of Environmental Studies you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Environmental Planner, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Educator, Environmental Resource Management.

You can choose to complete a one-year Postgraduate Diploma or a two-year Master's that will include a thesis. Both programmes offer you the flexibility to choose the courses that best suit your interests and career goals.

If you are interested in creating a better environment and have a Bachelor's degree with a B+ average in a relevant subject (or B for the PGDip), then postgraduate Environmental Studies is ideal for you. If you don't have a degree but have significant relevant experience, you may also be able to enrol in one of the programmes.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Environmental Studies at Victoria University of Wellington for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Victoria University of Wellington.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Victoria University of Wellington as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Environmental Studies.

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Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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If you are doing the Master's, you'll go on to a second year (Part 2) and complete a research thesis. You can choose to do the 35,000-word option, or complete a 25,000-word thesis and do a 30-point practicum. The practicum is a supervised work placement at an organisation that specialises in environmental or resource management.

You'll need an average grade of B+ across your courses in Part 1, for entry into Part 2 of the Master's programme.

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