Victoria University of Wellington is not only the number one ranked university in New Zealand for research quality it is located in the capital city of New Zealand. As a capital city university, Victoria has strong links with government departments and agencies, international agencies, industries, regional and local government, iwi and environmental organisations, as well as some of New Zealand’s major research institutes.
Victoria consistently ranks among the world's best universities. It is ranked 219 in the 2017/18 QS World University Rankings and in 2015 it received five stars from QS Stars University Rating in each of the eight categories- arts and culture, discipline ranking and accreditations, employability, facilities, inclusiveness, internationalisation, research, and teaching.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Victoria is ranked 38 in the world in Law and in the top 100 universities in 11 other subjects; Archaeology, English, History, Linguistics, Performing Arts, Psychology, Earth Sciences, Geography, Development Studies, Hospitality & Leisure Management, and Library Management.
Victoria aims to produce graduates whose learning has been developed inside and outside of the classroom, experientially, and informed by a global perspective. There are ten faculties, eight of which conduct teaching and research—Architecture and Design, Education, Engineering, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Science and Victoria Business School.
The below programmes will have automatic $10,000 NZD scholarships for all international students who meet the course entry requirements.
Master of Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation
Duration: 12 months Entry: B in a related Bachelor’s degree
Master of Conservation Biology
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B+ in a related Bachelor’s degree
Master of International Trade
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B in any Bachelor’s degree Master of Engineering Practice Duration: 12 months Entry: B+ in a related Bachelor’s degree Creative Practice scholarships 4 x $24,000 NZD scholarships and 8 x $10,000 scholarships
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The minimum scores to be attained in either of the English proficiency tests are mentioned below:
|English proficiency tests||Scores for UG||Scores for PG|
|Victoria University English Proficiency Programme test||Three ratings of ‘4’ + one rating of ‘3’||Three ratings of ‘4’ + one rating of ‘3’|
|University Type||Public University|
|No. of Campuses||3|
|No. of Residence Halls||14|
|Student Satisfaction Rate||86%|
|Research Funding||22.05 million NZD|
|Total Funding||442 million NZD|
|Average Cost of Attendance||53,000 NZD|
|Intake Type||Trimester wise|
|Mode of Program||Full time and online|
|Architecture and Design||32,550||35,050–54,700|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||26,150–34,400||28,600–39,350|
|Type of living||Cost|
|Basic living||18,000 NZD (2 trimesters)|
|Generous living||27,000 NZD (2 trimesters)|
|Residence hall||2,000-4,000 NZD (quarterly)|