AUT encourages early application. Late applications will be accepted if the programme is not full.
Master of Arts graduates will be competent researchers with advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills. They will demonstrate a high level of professionalism, independence and leadership in their chosen field. They will have demonstrated the ability to engage in a sustained period of research, and may progress to further study at doctoral level.
The Master of Arts is a course of advanced study and research.
The School of Language and Culture offers the Master of Arts majoring in:
Te Ara Poutama, the Faculty of Māori Development, offers the Master of Arts majoring in:
In the first year, students will complete research methods papers, a reading paper and electives that relate to their specific area of interest.
The degree concludes either with a full year thesis, or a combination of a dissertation and a site-specific research project, which is completed while being stationed within an organisation.