Master's Program in Economics in New Zealand

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses ‒ that of the North and South Islands ‒ and numerous smaller islands. Overseas students need to have a student visa and a reasonable level of cash to spend in order to undertake a course of study at a New Zealand based educational institution. New Zealand educational institutions will inform the appropriate immigration authorities if a student ceases to attend their enrolled courses, who may then suspend or cancel that student's visa. Educational institutions often also exchange this enrollment and attendance data electronically with other government agencies responsible for providing student assistance.

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Master of Management with a specialisation in Business (MMgt)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in New Zealand 2017. The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. Career prospects Designed to add value to any bachelors degree, the Master of Management will prepare you for a career in general business. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of positions in the retail, manufacturing or service industries. Degree structure The Master of Management with a specialisation in Business is a 15-month, 180-point programme studied over five quarters. You will study core business courses before going on to study the Business specialisation curriculum. You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world. Academic requirements To gain entry you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses. This can be either a degree in business* or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as the arts, engineering, technology, or science. In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects.... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcctg)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation. The programme is recognised by key professional accounting bodies, including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ formerly NZICA), CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant CIMA. Career prospects With a Master of Professional Accounting you will have the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as an accountant with a chartered accountancy practice, industry or the public sector. The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business Degree structure The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18 month, 240-point programme studied over six quarters. You will study core business courses before continuing on to study a set of specialised Accounting courses. You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world. Academic requirements To gain entry you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses. This can be either a degree in business* or a... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters November 2017 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in New Zealand 2017. Ramp up your career with a recognised accounting degree Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career. Develop the ability to manage complex accounting and business issues, and the confidence to provide specialist expertise. You’ll build an understanding of professional practice, ethics and procedures, and insight into the business landscape in New Zealand and internationally. Fast-track or fit in with work Set up to fill a global shortage of accounting graduates, the MPA helps you fast-track your certification—it’s a globally-recognised qualification you can complete in 16–17 months full-time study. The MPA is also ideal for working professionals wanting to add accountancy to their resume. You don’t need to have studied accounting before and evening courses mean you can study part time while working. International recognition The MPA gives you the academic requirements for certification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and CPA Australia. The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of Victoria Business School, the only school in New Zealand to get accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in both Business and Accounting. 1%: The proportion of business schools worldwide with accreditation from the AACSB in both Business and Accounting. The Victoria Business School is among a small group of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international business education accreditations. You can... [-]

Master of Commerce by thesis

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months November 2017 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce (MCom). You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research. [+]

Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce (MCom). You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research. Once complete, you'll have the tools and capabilities you need for a career in business or public policy. You'll also be able to apply for PhD study in New Zealand or overseas. This 120-point programme will take you 12 months to complete full time, or one and a half to two years part time. You must take at least 90 points of research. This means you'll complete a research thesis made up of a literature review, data collection and analysis, and your findings. A thesis is usually 30,000–40,000 words. Available subjects Accounting Economics Finance Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Information Systems International Business Management Marketing Public Policy Master of Commerce by thesis Starts 17 Jul 2017, 20 Nov 2017, 5 Mar 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 19 Nov 2018, 4 Mar 2019, 7 Jul 2019, 11 Nov 2019 Type Research Location Flexible Complete 120 points (1-3 courses) Entry Bachelor's degree with Honours in relevant subject Workload If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students will need to do around 20–24 hours of work a week so make sure you take this into account if you are working. Further study At the end... [-]

Master of Applied Finance

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Offered by the School of Economics and Finance and created in consultation with accrediting professional bodies, the programme is oriented towards applied knowledge so you gain the crucial industry skills you need to hit the ground running. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in New Zealand 2017. Industry-relevant learning Advance your financial skills and boost your career with Victoria’s postgraduate programme in Applied Finance. Offered by the School of Economics and Finance and created in consultation with accrediting professional bodies, the programme is oriented towards applied knowledge so you gain the crucial industry skills you need to hit the ground running. Finance from all angles Explore the workings of capital markets in New Zealand and around the world. Gain a deeper understanding of valuation, financing, investment management and banking. Improve your computer skills and perfect the art of financial modelling. Learn the principles, practice and operations of financial markets, and the management of corporate, government and financial institutions. You'll gain the practical and operational skills you need to succeed in the international world of volatile financial markets. Study while you work Study full-time or part-time. Most classes will be after normal working hours or on block format so you can study part-time and continue working if you wish. A global focus Study with students and lecturers from all over the world. You'll benefit from the experience of a global network of alumni, industry experts and respected academics. Master of Applied Finance Starts: 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019 Type: Coursework Location: On campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete: 180 points (9 courses) Entry: Bachelor's degree with a quantitative focus and two years' work experience Careers Work as a professional in major financial markets, commercial and investment banks, fund management, energy providers,... [-]

Master of Professional Economics

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Take your career to the next level with a qualification from Victoria's Professional Economics programme. Develop an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real-world' problems. This respected programme will equip you with decision-making skills that are based on a solid understanding of economic principles. [+]

Take your career to the next level with a qualification from Victoria's Professional Economics programme. Develop an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real-world' problems. This respected programme will equip you with decision-making skills that are based on a solid understanding of economic principles. Economics under the microscope Examine the intricacies of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis. Study market structures, the implications of government interventions in the economy and different economic theories in relation to growth, development and stability. Explore how policy influences economic decisions. In demand There is a real demand for skilled professional economists who are able to engage in rigorous economic analysis. To fill this need, the programme has been developed in close consultation with leading professional economists from the Government Economics Network, the New Zealand Association of Economists, bank economists and other industry experts. Master of Professional Economics Starts: 17 Jul 2017, 5 Mar 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 4 Mar 2019, 7 Jul 2019 Type: Coursework Location: On campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete: 180 points (9 courses) Entry: Appropriate Bachelor's degree with a B- average Qualification family structure The MPE is part of a tiered family of qualifications: Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Economics Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Economics Master of Professional Economics Choose the qualification that suits your career goals, time constraints and financial situation. Staircasing allows movement in both directions—if you start with the Certificate or Diploma, you can apply to transfer to the Master’s degree at a later stage. Both your performance in the... [-]

Master of Professional Economics

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 6 weeks March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Are you interested in how decisions are made in the worlds of business and public policy? Do you want an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real world' problems? Victoria's graduate programme in Professional Economics breaks new ground, and has been developed in consultation with employers and leading economists to provide proficient individuals able to engage in rigorous economic analysis. It specifically responds to a real demand for skilled professional economists. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in New Zealand 2017. The Master of Professional Economics is an advanced professional degree that will equip you to prosper in a world of increasingly open, global markets. Thinking about a Career in Professional Economics? What do public sector policymakers, bank executives, capital market operatives, and economic consultants all have in common? The answer is executive skills that are based on a sound understanding of modern economics and the way that it can be used to inform their decisions. If you work as any of the following, or hope to do so, then the Victoria Graduate Programme in Professional Economics is for you: Central government policy analysts, advisors, planners, regulators Bank economists, other financial institutions International organisations: economists, analysts International trade body economists Regional government planners, transport economists Multinational companies: analysts, advisors Economic and management consultants Industry advocacy groups, analysts Media researchers and presenters Synergies with other Victoria postgraduate programmes, such as the Master's in Applied Finance, can open up yet further career possibilities. The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed, the world is ruled by little else. - John Maynard Keynes Are you interested in how decisions are made in the worlds of business and public policy? Do you want an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real world' problems? Victoria's graduate programme in Professional Economics breaks new ground, and has been developed in consultation... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 17 months November 2017 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Victoria University has developed a programme providing a Master's degree in Professional Accounting (MPA) – the first such degree to be offered in New Zealand. It is open to graduates with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline, and this qualification will provide the opportunity to pursue membership of both New Zealand and international accounting bodies. [+]

Victoria University has developed a programme providing a Master's degree in Professional Accounting (MPA) – the first such degree to be offered in New Zealand. This professional programme of study may be completed in 16-17 months. The MPA has been developed in response to a shortage of accounting graduates, both in New Zealand and internationally. It is open to graduates with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline, and this qualification will provide the opportunity to pursue membership of both New Zealand and international accounting bodies. About the Programme The MPA is designed to provide students with the skills and understanding required as accounting professionals. The programme meets the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The programme will equip graduates for leadership in the profession through their knowledge of accounting issues and understanding of professional practice, ethics and procedures. Graduates will have been instructed by academic staff who are leaders in public and private sector accounting. They will have been encouraged to aim for high-level roles in the profession and in organisations. Students completing MPA will know and understand the main elements of the accounting discipline; the financial context in which business operates as well as the financial implications of business decisions; professional practice, ethics and procedures; the legal, economic and social environment in which business and accounting decisions are made in New Zealand and internationally. PhD pathway The most successful students in the MPA programme may... [-]

Master of Applied Finance

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

The Applied Finance Programme at Victoria (formerly known as VIAF) remains the only specialist postgraduate applied finance offering in New Zealand. More than just a conversion Masters, the programme has a dedicated finance core together with a range of electives that develop full operational capability in the rewarding but demanding careers of international finance. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in New Zealand 2017. The Applied Finance Programme at Victoria (formerly known as VIAF) remains the only specialist postgraduate applied finance offering in New Zealand. More than just a conversion Masters, the programme has a dedicated finance core together with a range of electives that develop full operational capability in the rewarding but demanding careers of international finance. It has strong industry relevance, offering: courses that develop instrumental skills such as financial modelling, enabling our graduates to hit the ground running alumni who have dispersed all over the world, operating as a global networking resource course instructors and guest speakers who include eminent professional practitioners as well as academics The Applied Finance Programme offers four qualifications: Postgraduate Certificate in Financial Markets Analysis Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Analysis Postgraduate Diploma in Treasury Management Master of Applied Finance For the Master of Applied Finance (180 points) Both Part 1 courses, normally completed before or concurrently with Part 2 A further 140 points in an approved selection of courses from Part 2 You may be initially accepted for a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma qualification with a view to transferring to Master's study at a later date, given a sufficiently strong performance. Successful Master's applicants usually have at least two years of relevant professional experience. Careers paths for Applied Finance graduates The Applied Finance Programme at Victoria University has produced a significant number of financial professionals working in major financial markets, commercials and investment banks, fund managers, energy providers,... [-]

Master of Applied Finance (MAF)

AUT Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) is designed for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in any field of study and wish to obtain a postgraduate qualification in finance. The programme [+]

Master of Applied Finance (MAF)

The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) is designed for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in any field of study and wish to obtain a postgraduate qualification in finance. The programme prepares you for a professional role in the financial services sector. You will gain the advanced knowledge, skills and competence to form a sound basis for financial decision making. You will apply learnt theories and financial modelling skills to conduct financial analysis in professional practice.

It offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to study finance for someone who already has a degree. It will enhance career opportunities and employment prospects.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

AUT Business School
Campus Full time Part time 16 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for those who have completed a bachelor's degree in any field of study and wish to obtain a... [+]

Master of Professional Accounting

 

AUT University encourages early application. This programme will remain open until all places have been filled.The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for those who have completed a bachelor's degree in any field of study and wish to obtain a postgraduate qualification in accounting.The programme provides an advanced understanding of accounting principles and practice within business and the wider economic environment and gives you the opportunity to change career path if you do not have a background in accounting.The MPA provides you with the academic requirements for membership with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA), Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA Australia), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - the pathway for those wanting to become registered chartered accountants.... [-]