API at Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington

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API at Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington

Students at the Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) will be able to take a wide variety of courses with Kiwis and other international students in one of New Zealand’s most comfortable and cosmopolitan cities. Located in the capital, VUW offers top-level academics with a strong focus on regional issues. VUW also offers several opportunities for personal exploration and professional development through innovative leadership certificate programs.

VUW is the country's top ranked university for research quality and the only double AACSB accredited university in the country. VUW reflects the city's values and strengths with excellent programs relating to business, politics, environmental studies, IT and creative industries. Across seven teaching faculties, Victoria has 17 subjects ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide.

Subjects

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies, Asian Literature & Languages
  • Classical Studies
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Criminology
  • International Affairs/Relations
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Biology (General)
  • Biochemistry And Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Animation, Video Graphics And Special Effects
  • Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Health Sciences
  • Marine Biology
  • Electrical Engineering

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