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Massey’s Master of Arts is 180 credits. You can complete an MA in three semesters of full-time study.
Fully investigate your education interests
With a Master of Arts (Education) at Massey, you can further investigate education issues that interested you as an undergraduate.
Massey offers you flexibility in the subjects you study, so you can follow your passions, whatever area of education you’re interested in.
You’ll graduate with great skills - this programme will help your decision-making and give you a better understanding of developments in education and society.
If you want to be a teacher
Please note that the Master of Arts (Education) does not qualify you to be a teacher. Explore education study options at Massey and the qualification you need to become a teacher in our education pathways tool.
A Master of Arts (Education) can open up a variety of career pathways. Education is a broad sector where you can work in education-based services or in educational roles in other organisations.
Possible careers and employment fields include:
If you study full-time, you’ll take 120 credits per year or 60 credits per semester.
The Master of Arts (Education) is a parts-based qualification. That means you must complete the first part, before moving to the second. Read the regulations for this programme to find out more.
Grades achieved in the first 60 credits will determine eligibility for progression to Part Two.
Master of Arts 120 credits
If you enrol in a thesis, you commence with Part One, followed by Part Two in the next enrolment period. Both parts combine to meet the thesis requirements with a single grade assigned to each part.
If the thesis cannot be submitted at the end of the initial Part Two enrolment, you must re-enrol in Part Two (and pay fees) each semester until submission is made.
To enter the Master of Arts 180 credits you will:
To enter the Master of Arts 120 credits you will have been awarded or qualified for:
Research pathway: for entry to the research pathway you need a B+ grade average across the 700-level courses
Coursework pathway: for entry to the coursework pathway you need a B grade average across the 700-level courses.
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.
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