Caribbean : Qualifications and recommended subjects

We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from Caribbean countries. These subjects align with New Zealand's development objectives in your country.

You may only study at postgraduate level in New Zealand.

Scholars applying for PhD studies must be eligible for direct entry i.e. We will not support English Language training for prospective PhD candidates.

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
  • Water management
  • Natural resource management
  • Forestry

Disaster Risk Management

  • Emergency management
  • Disaster management
  • Geology
  • Geotechnical engineering

Food Security and Agriculture

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

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies
  • Energy management
  • Energy policy
  • Solar, hydroelectric, hydrothermal, geothermal and wind energy

Good Governance


  • Governance 
  • Public policy 
  • Public management 
  • Public financial management