Latin America: qualifications and recommended subjects

You may only study at postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from Latin American countries.

Note: These subjects could be useful keywords when you search the course catalogue on each education institution website.

Climate change and Resilience

Climate Change and the Environment

  • Climate change 
  • Climate change science
  • Natural resource management
  • Rural development
  • Water management

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management
  • Emergency management
  • Geology
  • Geotechnical engineering

Food Security and Agriculture

  • Agricultural science
  • Farm management
  • Horticulture
  • Veterinary
  • Biosecurity
  • Agricultural technology
  • Agribusiness
  • Agricommerce
  • Food technology
  • Supply chain management

Renewable Energy

  • Energy policy
  • Energy management
  • Energy distribution systems and technologies
  • Solar, hydrothermal, hydro-electric, geothermal and wind energy

Good Governance


  • Governance, public policy, public management, or public financial management, directly related to one of the above climate change and resilience subjects.
  • Indigenous studies
  • Gender studies


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