Pacific: Qualifications and recommended subjects

Below you can find information on which qualifications and subjects we recommend for candidates from your country.

These subjects align with New Zealand's development objectives in your country.

You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Environmental law  

  • Environmental policy and planning  

  • Geology  

  • Geotechnical engineering  

  • Natural resource management  

  • Research and evaluation  

  • Supply chain management   

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management 

  • Emergency management 

  • Meteorology 

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Management 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance 

  • Governance  

  • Government services:

    • public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education),

    • public management,

    • Public financial management  

  • International relations  

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector 

  • Marketing  

  • Commerce   

  • Economics  

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture  

  • Fisheries  

HEALTH

Health

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine  

  • Public health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy 

  • Physiotherapy  

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Medical imaging / radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science  

  • Medicine 

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry  

  • Dietetics and nutrition

EDUCATION

Education

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Education leadership 

  • Specialist teaching 

  • Education for learners with special needs 

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

  • Early childhood education 

ENZ does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

ENZ does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


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

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

Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of climate change and resilience, good governance, economic resilience and the private sector.

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

  • Environmental law

  • Rural development

  • Water management

Disaster Risk Management

  • Civil engineering

  • Engineering

  • Emergency management

  • Geology

  • Geophysics

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Resilience and disaster risk management

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies 

  • Energy management 

  • Energy policy 

  • Hydroelectric, solar and wind energy 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance

  • Government Services: Public policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)

  • Human resource management, workforce planning

  • International relations

Peace and Security

  • International security

  • Security studies

  • Strategic studies

  • Peace and conflict studies

Public Finance

  • Accounting 

  • Finance 

  • Economics 

  • Financial engineering 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic resilience and private sector 

  • Business

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure

  • Bioengineering 

  • Civil engineering 

  • Construction management 

  • Maritime engineering 

  • Mechanical engineering 

  • Quantity surveying 

  • Supply chain management 

  • Urban planning 


You may study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at a New Zealand or Pacific university. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Environmental law

  • Natural resource management

  • Water management

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies 

  • Energy management 

  • Energy policy 

  • Hydroelectric, solar and wind energy 

Food Safety and Agriculture

  • Agricultural science 

  • Biosecurity 

  • Farm management 

  • Food Technology 

  • Horticulture 

  • Supply chain management 

  • Veterinary Science (Postgraduate level only) 

  • Veterinary Technology (Undergraduate) 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance 

  • Government services: Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education) 

  • Human resource management/workforce planning 

  • International relations 

Public Finance

  • Accounting 

  • Finance 

  • Economics 

  • Financial engineering 

Infrastructure

  • Bioengineering 

  • Civil engineering 

  • Construction management 

  • Maritime engineering 

  • Mechanical engineering 

  • Quantity surveying 

  • Supply chain management 

  • Urban planning 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture 

  • Fisheries management 

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment

  • Education for learners with special needs

  • Education leadership

  • Education policy and planning

  • Educational Leadership:  Teacher education and teacher training  

  • Specialist teaching  

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  

HEALTH

Health

  • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only) 

  • Dietetics and Nutrition 

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Medical Imaging / Radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine  

  • Public Health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only) 

  • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only) 

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Environmental law  

  • Environmental policy and planning  

  • Geology  

  • Geotechnical engineering  

  • Natural resource management  

  • Research and evaluation  

  • Supply chain management   

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management 

  • Emergency management 

  • Meteorology 

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Management 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance 

  • Governance  

  • Government services:

    • public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education),

    • public management,

    • Public financial management  

  • International relations  

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector 

  • Marketing  

  • Commerce   

  • Economics  

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture  

  • Fisheries  

HEALTH

Health

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine  

  • Public health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy 

  • Physiotherapy  

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Medical imaging / radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science  

  • Medicine 

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry  

  • Dietetics and nutrition

EDUCATION

Education

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Education leadership 

  • Specialist teaching 

  • Education for learners with special needs 

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

  • Early childhood education 

ENZ does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

ENZ does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of Climate Change and the Environment, Governance and Education.

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

  • Conservation Management

  • Environmental law

  • Environmental policy and planning

  • Natural resource management

  • Water management

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management  

  • Emergency management  

  • Engineering    

  • Engineering technology    

  • Infrastructure construction 

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies  

  • Energy Management  

  • Solar, hydroelectric and wind energy  

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance

  • Government Services

    • Public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education)

    • public management,

    • Public financial management

  • International relations

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector

  • Accounting 

  • Commerce   

  • Economics  

  • Marketing  

HEALTH

Health

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry  

  • Dietetics and nutrition  

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine  

  • Public health  

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Education for learners with special needs 

  • Education leadership 

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Specialist teaching 

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of Education and Health.

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

  • Conservation Management    

  • Environmental Law   

  • Environmental Management   

  • Geology   

  • Natural Resource Management   

  • Water Management   

  • Biosecurity 

  • Marine Conservation 

Disaster Management

  • Disaster management

  • Meteorology

  • Emergency management

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Managemenntg

Renewable Energy

  • Energy Management 

  • Solar Energy 

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies 

  • Energy Policy 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance   

  • Public policy

  • Public sector management

  • Public financial management   

  • International relations   

  • Journalism and media studies   

  • Sector Leadership 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Statistics 

  • Human Resource Management, workforce planning

Law and Justice

  • Human Rights   

  • Law 

  • Criminal Justice 

  • Legislative drafting 

  • Maritime Law 

  • Trade Law 

  • Commercial Law 

  • Journalism and Media studies 

  • Intellectual Property 

  • International Law 

Public Finance

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Economics

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Teaching 

  • Education for learners with special needs/inclusive education   

  • Education leadership   

  • Education policy and planning   

  • Initial Teacher Education: Early Childhood Education, Primary teaching, Secondary teaching 

  • Specialist teaching (including but not limited to information technology) 

HEALTH

Health

  • Audiology  

  • Dental technology   

  • Dentistry 

  • Dietetics and nutrition 

  • Nursing   

  • Paramedicine   

  • Podiatry 

  • Public health 

  • Radiology  

  • Sport and recreation management   

  • Social Work 

  • Medical Imaging/Radiography 

  • Health Services management  

  • Health Leadership and management  

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector

  • Accounting   

  • Business   

  • Commerce   

  • Communications   

  • Economics   

  • Marketing   

  • Quality assurance   

  • Supply Chain Management 

Food Safety and Agriculture   

  • Agriculture  

  • Food technology   

  • Horticulture   

  • Veterinary Technology  

Fisheries

  • Fisheries

  • Fisheries Management

Tourism

  • Hospitality

  • Hotel and tourism management

  • Tourism Administration

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure

  • Aviation management 

  • Civil Engineering   

  • Engineering   

  • Engineering technology 

  • Construction Management 

  • Maritime engineering  

Information Communications Technology

  • Information communications technology

  • Computer Science

  • Networks and Security

Transport

  • Aviation

  • Maritime

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Environmental law  

  • Environmental policy and planning  

  • Geology  

  • Geotechnical engineering  

  • Natural resource management  

  • Research and evaluation  

  • Supply chain management   

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management 

  • Emergency management 

  • Meteorology 

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Management 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance 

  • Governance  

  • Government services:

    • public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education),

    • public management,

    • Public financial management  

  • International relations  

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector 

  • Marketing  

  • Commerce   

  • Economics  

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture  

  • Fisheries  

HEALTH

Health

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine  

  • Public health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy 

  • Physiotherapy  

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Medical imaging / radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science  

  • Medicine 

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry  

  • Dietetics and nutrition

EDUCATION

Education

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Education leadership 

  • Specialist teaching 

  • Education for learners with special needs 

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

  • Early childhood education 

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Ecology

  • Environmental management

  • Environmental science

  • Natural resource management

  • Water management

Disaster Management

  • Geography  

  • Geology  

  • Geophysics  

  • Infrastructure construction  

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies  

  • Renewable energy management 

  • Solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and wind energy  

FOOD SECURITY AND AGRICULTURE

Food Security and Agriculture

  • Agribusiness  

  • Agricultural commerce  

  • Agricultural science  

  • Agricultural technology  

  • Biotechnology  

  • Rural development  

  • Veterinary science  

  • Veterinary Technology (undergraduate level only)  

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Development Studies  

  • Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)  

  • Governance  

  • Government services: Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)

  • International relations  

  • Political science  

  • Public financial management  

  • Public management  

  • Statistics 

Law and Justice

  • Criminal justice  

  • Criminology  

  • Human rights  

  • International law   

  • Legislative drafting  

Peace and Security

  • International security 

  • Peace and conflict studies 

  • Security studies 

  • Strategic studies (Postgraduate only)

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE

Economic Resilience and Private Sector  

  • Accounting  

  • Business  

  • Marketing  

  • Sociology  

HEALTH

Health

  • Dietetics and Nutrition  

  • Mental Health; (Counselling, Psychology, Psychiatry)  

  • Nurse educators  

  • Nutrition  

  • Optometry  

  • Specialist Health Profession (e.g., paediatrics, emergency, gynaecology, mental health, radiology)  

EDUCATION

Education

  • Early childhood education  

  • Education for learners with special needs  

  • Education leadership  

  • Education policy and planning  

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


Samoa Open Intake 

You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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 science 

  • Environmental law 

  • Environmental management 

  • Environmental policy and planning 

  • Marine conservation 

  • Natural resource management 

  • Rural development 

  • Water management 

Disaster Risk Management

  • Resilience and disaster risk management

Food Security and Agriculture

  • Agricultural science

  • Biosecurity

  • Farm management

  • Food technology

  • Rural development

  • Veterinary Science (Undergraduate)  

  • Veterinary Technology (Undergraduate)  

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • E-government  

  • Governance  

  • Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education)  

  • International law  

  • International relations  

  • Public financial management  

  • Public management  

  • Research and evaluation  

Law and Justice

  • Commercial Law (Postgraduate level only)  

  • Criminal justice  

  • Criminology  

  • Forensics  

  • Gender  

  • Human rights  

  • Maritime Law (Postgraduate level only)  

  • Patent Law (Postgraduate level only)  

  • Trade Law (Postgraduate level only)

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment  

  • Early childhood education  

  • Education for learners with special needs  

  • Education leadership  

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Specialist teaching  

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  

HEALTH

Health

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry  

  • Dermatology

  • Dietetics and nutrition   

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Medical imaging / Radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science  

  • Medicine  

  • Nursing  

  • Optometry

  • Psychology

  • Paramedicine public health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacology

  • Physiotherapy  

  • Public Health

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Speech Therapy  

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector

  • Accounting  

  • Architecture Design  

  • Aviation management  

  • Business  

  • Civil engineering  

  • Engineering  

  • Engineering technology  

  • Intellectual Property (Postgraduate level only)  

  • Marketing  

  • Supply chain management  

  • Quality assurance  

Tourism

  • Hospitality

  • Hotel and tourism management

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

Samoa Foundation Intake

Please note: Applications for the 2023 Samoa Foundation round are now closed. Selection for the 2024 round will take place in the second half of 2024.

You must achieve a 75% grade average in your foundation programme to be considered for a scholarship.

You may only study at undergraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University.

Below are the eligible subjects for the Samoa Foundation intake.

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

  • Accounting

  • Architecture design

  • Audit

  • Biomedical engineering

  • Biosecurity

  • Civil engineering

  • Climate change

  • Commerce

  • Criminology

  • Curriculum and assessment

  • Dietetics and nutrition

  • Early childhood education

  • Education for learners with special needs

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies

  • Engineering technology

  • Finance

  • Food technology

  • Forensics

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Government services: public policy

  • Hospitality

  • Hydroelectric, solar and wind energy

  • Law

  • Marine conservation

  • Mechanical engineering (only available at University of Auckland or Waikato)

  • Medical imaging / Radiography

  • Medicine

  • Networks and security

  • Nursing

  • Paramedicine

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacy

  • Programming (ICT)

  • Public health

  • Research and evaluation

  • Resilience and disaster risk management

  • Rural development

  • Social work

  • Software engineering

  • Supply chain management

  • Surveying

  • Tourism management

  • Veterinary science

  • Veterinary technology


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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 

  • Environmental law 

  • Environmental management 

  • Environmental policy and planning 

  • Natural resource management 

  • Rural development 

  • Water management  

Disaster Risk Management

  • Civil engineering 

  • Disaster management 

  • Electrical engineering 

  • Emergency management 

  • Engineering 

  • Engineering technology 

  • Geology 

  • Geophysics 

  • Geotechnical engineering 

  • Meteorology 

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Management 

  • Volcanology 

Renewable Energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies  

  • Solar, hydroelectric and wind energy  

Food Security and Agriculture

  • Agribusiness  

  • Agricultural commerce  

  • Agricultural science 

  • Agricultural technology  

  • Biosecurity 

  • Farm management 

  • Food Technology 

  • Horticulture 

  • Supply chain management 

  • Veterinary Science (Postgraduate only) 

  • Veterinary Technology (Undergraduate only) 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Accounting 

  • Data science 

  • Economics 

  • Governance  

  • Human resource management/workforce planning 

  • Information systems 

  • International law 

  • International relations  

  • Public Financial Management 

  • Public Management 

  • Public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education) 

  • Statistics 

Peace and Security

  • International security 

  • Peace and conflict studies 

  • Security studies 

  • Strategic studies 

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Early childhood education 

  • Education for learners with special needs 

  • Education leadership 

  • Education Management 

  • Education policy and planning 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Research and evaluation 

  • Specialist teaching 

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector 

  • Accounting 

  • Business 

  • Commerce   

  • E-commerce 

  • Economics  

  • International business 

  • Marketing  

  • Occupational Health and Safety  

  • Quality Assurance 

  • Tourism management 

  • Trade policy 

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture  

  • Fisheries  

  • Fisheries management  

Information Communications Technology 

  • Computer science 

  • Cyber security 

  • Networks and security 

  • Software engineering 

HEALTH

Health

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Dietetics and nutrition 

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Medical imaging / radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Nursing (undergraduate only)

  • Paramedicine  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Public health  

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Sport and recreation 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure

  • Aviation Engineering 

  • Civil engineering  

  • Construction management 

  • Electrical engineering 

  • Engineering  

  • Maritime engineering   

  • Mechanical engineering 

  • Quantity surveying 

  • Supply chain management 

  • Urban planning 

  • Water management   

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

Preference will be given to applicants seeking to develop skills and capabilities in the areas of Governance and Health.

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

  • Environmental Law (Postgraduate level only)

  • Environmental management

  • Environmental policy and planning

  • Environmental science

  • Geographic information systems

  • Geology

  • Geophysics

  • Natural resource management

  • Water management

Disaster Management

  • Disaster management

Renewable Energy

  • Emergency management  

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies  

  • Engineering 

  • Solar and wind energy  

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Development studies 

  • E-government  

  • Governance  

  • Government services 

  • Human resource management  

  • International relations  

  • Public management 

  • Public policy 

  • Statistics 

Law and Justice

  • Conflict resolution  

  • Criminal justice  

  • Criminology  

  • Forensic Science  

  • Human rights  

  • International Law (Postgraduate level only)  

  • Legislative drafting  

  • Maritime Law (Postgraduate level only)  

Public finance 

  • Accounting 

  • Economics 

  • Finance 

  • Financial engineering 

  • Public financial management  

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment 

  • Early Childhood Education  

  • Education for learners with special needs  

  • Education leadership  

  • Education policy and planning  

  • Literacy  

HEALTH

Health

  • Biochemical engineering  

  • Biomedical engineering  

  • Biomedical science  

  • Dental Surgery  

  • Dental technology  

  • Dietetics and nutrition  

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Medical imaging / Radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Medicine  

  • Nursing (undergraduate only)

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacology  

  • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only) 

  • Public health 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector

  • Communications  

  • Journalism and media studies  

  • Quality Assurance  

  • Research and evaluation  

  • Supply chain management 

Food Security and Agriculture

  • Agribusiness  

  • Agricultural science 

  • Biosecurity  

  • Biotechnology  

  • Farm management  

  • Fisheries management  

  • Food technology  

  • Horticulture  

  • Rural development  

  • Soil science  

  • Veterinary Science (Undergraduate only)

  • Veterinary Studies (Postgraduate only)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure

  • Aviation management 

  • Civil engineering 

  • Geotechnical engineering 

  • Urban planning 

Information and Communications Technology

  • Computer science  

  • Cyber security   

  • ICT 

  • Network engineering  

  • Software engineering 

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University.

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country.

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

  • Environmental law  

  • Environmental policy and planning  

  • Geology  

  • Geotechnical engineering  

  • Natural resource management  

  • Research and evaluation  

  • Supply chain management   

Disaster Risk Management

  • Disaster management

  • Emergency management

Renewable Energy

  • Solar, hydroelectric and wind energy

  • Energy distribution systems and technologies

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance  

  • Government services:

    • public policy (especially energy, environmental, health, education)

    • public management,

    • public financial management  

  • International relations  

Public Finance 

  • Accounting 

  • Finance 

  • Economics 

  • Financial engineering 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic Resilience and Private Sector 

  • Marketing  

  • Commerce   

  • Economics 

FISHERIES

Fisheries

  • Aquaculture  

  • Fisheries  

  • Marine Biology 

HEALTH

Health

  • Nursing  

  • Paramedicine 

  • Public health  

  • Pathology  

  • Pharmacy (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Physiotherapy (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Sexual health / reproductive health / family planning  

  • Medical imaging / radiography  

  • Medical laboratory science (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Medicine (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Health leadership and management  

  • Health services management  

  • Dental technology  

  • Dentistry (Study in the Pacific only)  

  • Dietetics and nutrition  

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure 

  • Maritime engineering   

  • Civil engineering  

  • Construction management 

  • Water management   

  • Engineering  

  • Aviation Engineering 

ICT

  • E-government 

  • E-commerce 

Transport

  • Maritime transport 

  • Air traffic control  

  • Airport management  

  • Aviation  

  • Transport and logistics 

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington


You may study at undergraduate or postgraduate level in New Zealand or at a Pacific University. We recommend these sectors and subjects for eligible students from your country. We encourage applications from the outer islands. We strongly encourage applicants who are interested in studying Biomedical Engineering or Water engineering.

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 

  • Environmental Science 

  • Environmental law 

  • Rural development 

  • Water management

  • Bio-engineering

Disaster Management

  • Civil engineering 

  • Engineering 

  • Emergency management 

  • Geology 

  • Geophysics 

  • Geotechnical engineering 

  • Resilience and Disaster Risk Management 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Governance

  • Governance 

  • Government services: Public Policy (especially Energy, Environmental, Health, Education) 

  • Human resource management/workforce planning 

  • International relations 

Peace and Security

  • International security 

  • Security studies 

  • Strategic studies 

  • Peace and conflict studies 

Public Finance

  • Accounting 

  • Finance 

  • Economics 

  • Financial engineering 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Economic resilience and private sector 

  • E-commerce 

  • Information Communication Technology 

  • Procurement 

  • Quality Assurance 

  • Supply chain management 

EDUCATION

Education

  • Curriculum and assessment  

  • Education for learners with special needs  

  • Education leadership  

  • Education policy and planning  

  • Educational Leadership:  Teacher education and teacher training  

  • Linguistics 

  • Specialist teaching (information technology, mathematics and science)  

HEALTH

Health

  • Nursing (undergraduate level only) 

  • Nursing educators 

  • Specialised Health Professions: Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Gynaecologist, Mental Health, Radiologist) (Postgraduate level only) 

  • Biomedical Engineering 

TOURISM

Tourism

  • Air Traffic Control 

  • Aviation Engineering 

  • Biosecurity 

  • Tourism management 

LAW AND JUSTICE

Law and Justice  

  • Criminal Justice 

  • Criminology 

  • Human Rights 

MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Canterbury University. MFAT does not currently support studies towards the Bachelor of Law at Victoria University of Wellington