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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Arts

The MA offers you a range of choices. There are research and taught degrees, one or two-year options depending on your entry qualification, and more than 40 subjects for study. Your academic background may enable you to study a subject different from that of your previous specialization.  

The research masters give you an exciting opportunity to contribute to the knowledge in your field by completing a substantial research project alongside some of New Zealand’s leading scholars.

 

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • Dec
  • March

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

The MA is an effective way to develop your knowledge and transferable skills to an advanced level. Our graduates have taken their capabilities in strategic and critical thinking, communication and cultural awareness into careers in government, international development, museums and cultural heritage, research and policy.

Jobs related to this program

  • Archaeologist
  • Content and advertising manager
  • Development officer
  • Director of the Maritime Museum
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Research associate
  • Research, evaluation and policy lead
  • Strategy and stakeholder manager

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