Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Master of Arts (MA) degree, where traditional learning meets cutting-edge research. Delve into a dynamic curriculum that seamlessly blends taught coursework with enriching internship opportunities, empowering you to explore diverse Arts subjects while honing your critical thinking skills. Embrace the ethos of inquiry as you navigate through the latest trends and future possibilities in your field, equipping yourself with the tools to dissect prevailing practices and contribute meaningfully to the discourse.


Immerse yourself in a vibrant academic community within Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts, where innovation meets tradition. As an MA student, you’ll thrive in a supportive environment, harnessing the power of the Professional and Community Engagement Programme to tailor internships that resonate with your passions. Seize the opportunity to collaborate with world-class research centers, igniting your intellectual curiosity and propelling your journey towards academic excellence.

Whether you opt for a research-focused track or embrace the breadth of coursework, our program caters to diverse aspirations, nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a qualified Aotearoa New Zealand bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Fulfill prerequisites for a major subject, typically involving strong performance in 300-level courses.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English through standardized tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, or equivalent assessments.
  • Applicants lacking prerequisites may explore alternative pathways, including qualifying courses or relevant professional experience, to showcase their readiness for postgraduate studies.
  • ARTS401 Arts Research and Scholarship: Introduction to Theories and Methods
  • Choose a minimum of 60 points in 400-level courses within a subject area.
  • Complete the dissertation course.
  • Customize your remaining 30 points with 400-level courses or the PACE495 Professional and Community Engagement Internship.
  • Domestic — $11,998
  • International — $53,100

Future Career Outcomes

Emerge as a sought-after professional with the skills and expertise to thrive in a multitude of career pathways. Our alumni have established themselves as leaders in various sectors, from arts administration to academia, demonstrating the versatility and adaptability instilled by our program. Gain a competitive edge in the job market as you leverage the hands-on experience and rigorous academic training synonymous with our MA degree. Equip yourself with the tools to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the arts, making meaningful contributions to society while carving out a fulfilling career path.

Visa Requirements:

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