Master of Politics

University of Otago

Subject area

Political Science

Duration

1.5

1.5 Years

Total student fees

$10,075

over 1.5 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this degree programme will have attained disciplinary knowledge of a range of the four main sub-fields in Politics (political theory, international relations, comparative politics and New Zealand politics); the ability to think critically with respect to the academic research in Politics; and the ability to undertake independent academic research.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor's degree, majoring in an appropriate subject with an average grade of at least B+ in the final year of study, or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1.5 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,717 $10,075
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,870 $11,805
Total $14,587 $21,880

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $60,117
Earnings range $52,478 - $74,873
In employment 73%
In further study 28%
On a benefit 2%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Zonta Club of Dunedin Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$1000

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The Sir Murray F. Brennan Scholarship in Rowing

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$16000 over 2 years

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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