Postgraduate qualifications relevant to Public Sector Management

Note: 

This list is intended to give New Zealand Scholarship applicants a sense of the range of courses that could align with the priority sector of Public Sector Management. It is not a comprehensive list.  Please check institution websites for their full range of courses and up-to-date information.  You must do your own research on what could be the best programmes of study and institutes for you.

Government

Master of Public Management

Victoria University

1.5 years

Master of E-Government

Victoria University

1.5 years

Master of Analytics

AUT

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Management 

Victoria University

1 year

0.5 years

Master of Policy and Governance

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Arts (Political Science and International Relaitons)

University of Canterbury

2-3 years

Master of Commerce and Management

Lincoln University

2 years

Master of Planning

Lincoln University

2 years

Master of Environmental Policy and Management

Lincoln University

1.5 years

 

Master of Cyber Security

University of Waikato

1.5 years

 

Indigenous Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Indigenous Studies

Master of Indienous Studies

University of Auckland

1 year

1-1.5 years

Public Policy

Master of Public Policy

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Policy

Victoria University

1.5 years

1 year

0.5 years

Master of Environmental Policy & Management

Lincoln University

2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy

Master of Public Policy

University of Auckland

1 year

1 – 1.5 years

Master of International Relations and Diplomacy

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Policy and Governance

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Arts (Political Science and International Relations)

University of Canterbury

2-3 years

Master of Applied Data Science

University of Canterbury

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Philosophy in Public Policy

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Policy

University of Waikato

1-2 years

1 year

1 year

Master of Philosophy in Social Sciences and Public Policy

AUT

1 year

Master of Social Sciences (Public Policy, Political Science)

Postgraduate Certificate (Public Policy, Social Policy)

University of Waikato

1-2 years

 

1 semester

Master of Arts (Social Science and Public Policy)

AUT

2 years

Master of Arts (Poltical Science)

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Applied Science (Land & Society)

Lincoln University

2 years

Management

Master of Management Studies

Master of Digital Business

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Business and Management

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Philosophy in Management

Master of Business Administration

AUT

1-2 years

1.5 years

Master of Philosophy in Management in International Management, Management and Sustainability, Strategic Management

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Commerce in Management

Victoria University

1.5 years

Master of Commerce in Management

University of Canterbury

1 – 1.5 years

Master of Commerce in Management

University of Otago

1 year

Master of Management Studies

Masters of:

             Accountancy

             Communication Management

             Human Resource Management

             International Business

             Marketing

Massey University

1 - 2 years

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce in Management

Master of Commerce in Management

University of Otago

1 year

1-2 years

Master of Sustainable Business

University of Otago

1 year

Master of Business in Management

University of Otago

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce

Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce

Lincoln University

2 semesters

1 semester

Master of Commerce and Management

Lincoln University

2 years

Master of Management in Agribusiness

Lincoln University

18 months

Master of Management in Agricultural Systems

Lincoln University

18 months

Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Communication

University of Waikato

1 year

Master of Business in Global Management & Marketing

Master of Business in Accounting & Finance

Lincoln University

1 year

 

Master of Global Business

AUT

1 year

 

Master of Applied Finance

AUT

1 year

 

Master of International Development

Massey University

1-2 years

 

Master of Commerce (Management)

Master of Commerce (Operations & Supply Chain Management)

University of Auckland

1.5 years

 

Master of Management

University of Auckland

15 months

 

International Relations

Master of International Relations

Victoria University

1 year

Master of Strategic Studies

Victoria University

1 year

Master of Arts in International Relations

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (International Relations)

Victoria University

2 years

1 year

Master of International Law and Politics

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of International Relations and Diplomacy

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Arts (Political Science and International Relations)

University of Canterbury

2-3 years

Master of Professional Studies in International Relations and Human Rights

 University of Auckland

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Politics and International Relations)

Master of Arts (Politics and International Relations)

University of Auckland

1 year

 

1-2 years

Master of Social Sciences

University of Waikato

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations and Security Studies

University of Waikato

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma of International Communication

Master of International Communication

UNITEC

1 year

 

2 years

Master of International Studies

University of Otago

12 months

Master of Politics

Master of Arts in Politics

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Politics

University of Otago

12 months

1-2 years

1 year

 

Master of Global Business

AUT

1 year

 

Master of Business (International Business)

AUT

2 years

Law

Master of International Law and Politics

University of Canterbury

1-2 years

Master of Laws

Master of Philosophy

AUT

1 year

 

Master of Laws - Public Law

University of Auckland

AUT

1 year

Master of Laws - International Law

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Laws

University of Otago

University of Waikato

University of Canterbury

1 year

1-2 years

Master of Human Rights

AUT

1 year

 

Communication

Graduate Diploma in Communication Management

MIT

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma Communication Studies

AUT

1 year

Master of Communication Studies

AUT

1.5 years

 

Public Financial Management

Master of Public Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Management

Victoria University

1.5 years

1 year

0.5 year

Master of Commerce & Management

Lincoln University

2 years

Master of Business (Accounting & Finance)

Lincoln University

1 year

 

Master of Business (Accounting)

AUT

2 years

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce in Finance

Master of Commerce in Finance

Master of Finance

Master of Professional Accounting

University of Otago

1 year

1-2 years

12 months

18 months

 

Master of Financial Management

University of Canterbury

15 months

 

Master of Commerce

University of Canterbury

1.5 years

 

Master of Applied Finance and Economics

University of Canterbury

13 months

 

 Economics

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Professional Economics

Master of Professional Economics

Victoria University

0.5 – 1 year

 

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Economics) and Postgraduate Certificate in Business (Economics)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

0.5 – 1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts – Economics

Master of Arts - Economics

University of Auckland

1 year

1-2 years

Master of Commerce - Economics

University of Auckland

2 years

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Commerce

Master of Commerce and Management

Lincoln University

0.5-1 year

2 years

 

Master of Applied Finance

AUT

1 year

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts or Commerce in Economics

Master of Arts or Commerce in Economics

Master of Economics

University of Otago

1 year

 

1-2 years

12 months

 

Master of Commerce

University of Canterbury

1.5 years

 

Master of Applied Finance and Economics

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Social Sciences (Economics)

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Master of Management Studies in Economics

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Education Leadership  

Master of Education (TESOL  Leadership) Teaching & Learning

Master of Speech & Language Therapy

Massey University

1.5 years

 

2 Years

Master of Educational Leadership

 

Postgraduate Diploma of Educational Leadership

University of Waikato

AUT

University of Waikato

1-2 years

1.5 years

1 year

Master of Education

University of Canterbury

2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

University of Canterbury

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Leadership)

Massey University

1 year

Postgraduate Diploma in Education Leadership

Master of Education Leadership

University of Auckland

1 year

1 year

 

Health Leadership

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

Master of Public Health

University of Otago

1 year

 

1-2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

1 year

Master of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

2 years

Master of Health Science (Leadership and Management)

AUT

2 years

Master of Health Informatics

AUT

1.5 years

Master of Health Leadership

University of Auckland

1-1.5 years

 

Sport and Recreation Management

Master of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Tourism)

Lincoln University

2 years

Master of Sport and Recreation Management

Lincoln University

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Postgraduate Certificate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Lincoln University

1 year

 

0.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

Master of Sport and Exercise (Sport and Recreation Management)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

1 year

2 years

Master of Commerce (Management)

University of Canterbury

1.5 years

Master of Business Administration

University of Canterbury

15-18 months

Master of Sport Management

Massey University

1.5 Years

Master of Sport, Health and Human Performance Studies

University of Waikato

1-2 years

 

Tourism Management

Master of Tourism Management

Lincoln University

Victoria University

1.5 years

2 years

Master of International Rural Development (Tourism)

Lincoln University

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce in Tourism

Master of Tourism

Master of Commerce n Tourism

University of Otago

1 year

12 months

1-2 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Postgraduate Certificate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Lincoln University

1 year

 

0.5 years

Master of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation & Tourism)

Lincoln University

2 years

Postgraduate Diploma of International Tourism Management

Master of International Tourism Management

AUT

1 Year

 

1.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management

Master of International Tourism Management

AUT

1 year

 

1.5 years

Master of Management Studies (Tourism Management)

University of Waikato

1-2 years

Note: 

This is not a comprehensive list of courses.  Please check institution websites for their full range of courses and up-to-date information. 

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