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Postgraduate options for a career in government

Coming to the end of your undergraduate degree and thinking of your next step towards a career in government?

MPAG and MIRAD students on their field trip to parliament

The College of Arts offer three Taught Masters Programmes in Political Science and European Union Studies that can help you get one step closer to fulfilling your career aspirations. These courses don’t require you to have previous study experience in that field, and give you the chance to change the current direction of your studies.

In our Master of Policy and Governance you will learn about policy analysis and strategic decision-making, with a goal to progress towards a career in local, regional, national, and not-for-profit roles in governance. Our Master of International Relations and Diplomacy is perfect if you are interested in working in international and global affairs. And in our Master of European Union Studies you will learn about the EU’s global role in foreign policy development, human rights, trade and multiculturalism.

If you think this sounds like your future career pathway, then check out these and other postgraduate options at https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/arts/qualifications-and-courses/

Applications to enrol are now open.

New study option: One Year Teaching Master’s Degree

UC is now offering a new postgraduate course: Masters of Teaching and Learning Degree (MTchgLn). The degree will start in 2015, so enrol now if you’re interested! The course offers graduates an additional pathway into a career in teaching at primary or secondary levels. UC is one of the only NZ institutions which offers a one year masters teaching programme, which makes it an exciting new opportunity. The programme is full time and includes on campus study as well as time spent within schools on a weekly basis.

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Or find out about the master’s degree programme and entry criteria…