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Master of Arts (Education)

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1.5 years
Start date: Expected February-2022
Campus:
Massey University
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Course details

Summary

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.

Careers

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:

  • policy analysts
  • educational roles in aid agencies, etc
  • social services roles
  • government and non-government educational services
  • research and evaluation in an educational context
  • policy development.

Planning overview

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.

  • For the coursework pathway a minimum B grade average is required.
  • For the research pathway a minimum B+ grade average is required.

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.

Entry criteria

To enter the Master of Arts 180 credits you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Arts degree (or equivalent) with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, with at least a B grade average across the 200/300-level major courses.

To enter the Master of Arts 120 credits you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a subject in the intended postgraduate subject, or
  • a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts with an endorsement in the intended postgraduate subject, or
  • an equivalent qualification:

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.

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 176 overall and all bands 169 o

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