Master's Degree in Economics in Wellington in New Zealand

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

New Zealand is a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty. Kiwi are not only one of the national symbols – the others being the silver fern leaf and koru – but also the name New Zealanders usually call themselves. Overseas students will need to pay the full tuition fees and their own living costs while studying at a New Zealand institution.

A great number of Universities and Colleges are based in Wellington. Victoria University of Wellington has its four campuses in the town. Massey University also owns a campus in Wellington for Business, Technology and Engineering by the name of "Creative Campus". This makes it an ideal place for higher education.

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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. [+]

Masters in Economics in Wellington in New Zealand. 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. [+]

Masters in Economics in Wellington in New Zealand. 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. [+]

Masters in Economics in Wellington in New Zealand. 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. [+]

Masters in Economics in Wellington in New Zealand. 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,... [-]