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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Social and Community Leadership

This master's degree is designed with curious and committed practitioners in mind. Build skills and knowledge to advance your practice, as well as social and community change.

The program is grounded within a strong social justice framework. You will develop advanced skills and approaches in leadership, innovation, program design implementation, and evaluation. These will help you to lead, innovate and evaluate for social change.

This 180-point program is flexibly designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in community, government, not-for-profit, and social good sectors, as well as graduates from a range of disciplines.

Campus Information

Epsom Campus

The Epsom Campus is the main campus for the Faculty of Education and Social Work and is home to approximately 3500 students.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

There are various career opportunities available based on prior experience, expertise and elective specialisation within the MSCL. Common themes include leadership, project management, research, evaluation, programme design, social innovation and development, consultation, policy development, social change, community and health development.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Community and social organisation leader
  • Community developer and designer
  • Learning designer
  • Policy analyst
  • Programme designer/project manager
  • Social and community educator
  • Social and community facilitator/advocate
  • Social innovator/consultant

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Normally this requires a completed bachelor honors degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized university (or similar) overseas.
  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE 5.0

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 35048 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: 100 NZD
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