Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Arts – MA

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this degree, a student must have completed the requirements for:

either

a (i) the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from this University with 75 points above Stage II, including at least 45 points above Stage II in the prerequisite subject for the specialisation in which they intend to enrol with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(ii) passed the specified prerequisite courses for one of the subjects listed in the Master of Arts Schedule

or

b (i) the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 90 points in the prerequisite subject for the specialisation in which they intend to enrol, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts the specialisation in which they intend to enrol or the Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 A student who has passed courses with a total value of only 345 points towards the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from this University and has passed:

a all other requirements for the degree

and

b the specified prerequisite courses for one of the subjects listed in the Master of Arts Schedule with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in that subject

may, with the approval of the relevant Academic Head or nominee, enrol in the courses for this degree. The requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts must be completed during the first semester of initial enrolment for the Degree of Master of Arts. Should these requirements not be completed within that semester, enrolment for the Degree of Master of Arts will be suspended until they have been completed.

3 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve the admission of a student who has at least three years of extensive, relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1.

Note: This is a limited entry programme as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Arts.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a, 2 or 3 must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 220 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

5 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 160 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

6 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements for one of the specialisations as listed in the Master of Arts Schedule.

b A student who has to complete 180 points for this degree must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 60 points of courses taken for this degree.

c A student who has to complete 180 points may include up to 30 points from other approved 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

d A student who has to complete 120 points for a taught Masters may include up to 30 points from other approved 700 level courses offered at this University.

e Courses selected for this qualification are subject to confirmation by the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

7 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Dissertation / Research Portfolio / Thesis

8 a The dissertation, research portfolio or thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The dissertation, research portfolio or thesis topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee or Postgraduate Committee prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation, research portfolio or thesis is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts or Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching.

Distinction / Honours / Merit

10 This degree may be awarded with either Honours, Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Master Degrees.

Variations

11 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Amendment

12 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2022.

Master of Arts (MA) Schedule

A student who has to complete 120 points must satisfy the requirements for one of the following specialisations:


Ancient History

Prerequisite subject: Ancient History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ANCIENT 796 Thesis or ANCIENT 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ANCIENT 719, 727, 728, 756

90 points: ANCIENT 794 Thesis


Anthropology

Prerequisite subject: Anthropology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ANTHRO 796 Thesis or ANTHRO 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

60 points from ANTHRO 700–763

60 points: ANTHRO 790 Dissertation

or

75 points from ANTHRO 700–763

45 points: ANTHRO 792 Dissertation


Applied Linguistics

Students who are not native speakers of English and who have not had at least two years of secondary or tertiary education with English as the language of instruction will need a minimum of 6.5 IELTS (Academic) or equivalent.

Prerequisite subject: Language Teaching, Linguistics, TESOL, or a language, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: LANGTCHG 796 Thesis or LINGUIST 796 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from LANGTCHG 700–740, 746, 747, 751, 752, 754, 756, 760–765, LINGUIST 724, 731

45 points: LANGTCHG 757, 790 Research Project, or LINGUIST 792 Dissertation


Art History

Prerequisite subject: Art History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ARTHIST 795 Research Portfolio or ARTHIST 796 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from ARTHIST 700–738, 793, MUSEUMS 700, 702, 704, 705, 750

45 points: ARTHIST 792 Dissertation


Asian Studies

Prerequisite subject: Asian Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ASIAN 796 Thesis or ASIAN 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ASIAN 708–758, CHINESE 730, 732–742, COMPLIT 703, 705, HISTORY 707, 737, JAPANESE 702, 703, 706, 707, 745, 747, 748, POLITICS 751

up to 30 points of postgraduate level study from an approved exchange with an overseas institution

90 points: ASIAN 793 Thesis


Chinese

Prerequisite subject: Chinese, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: CHINESE 796 Thesis or CHINESE 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, CHINESE 730, 732–778, TRANSLAT 716

90 points: CHINESE 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, CHINESE 730, 732–778, TRANSLAT 716

45 points: CHINESE 792 Dissertation


Criminology

Prerequisite subject: Criminology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: CRIM 796 Thesis or CRIM 797 Research Portfolio


Development Studies

Prerequisite subject: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Geography, Global Studies, History, Māori Studies, Pacific Studies, Politics and International Relations or Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: DEVELOP 796 Thesis

or

30 points: DEVELOP 709, 710

90 points: DEVELOP 794 Thesis

Taught Masters

60 points: DEVELOP 701, 709, 710, 712

15 points from ANTHRO 753, CHINESE 727, DEVELOP 702–706, 713–717, ECON 771, EDUC 705, 710, 766, ENVMGT 744, 746, GEOG 714, 715, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 732, 743, PACIFIC 700, POLITICS 707, 710, 724, 731, 750, 751, SOCIOL 700, 713, 718, 735

45 points: DEVELOP 792 Dissertation or DEVELOP 793 Research Portfolio


Drama

Prerequisite subject: Drama, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: DRAMA 796 Thesis or DRAMA 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from DRAMA 708, 710, 711, 716, 718–726, 728, 730, EDUC 737, 756, ENGLISH 703, 706, 709, 711

90 points: DRAMA 793 or 795 Thesis

Taught Masters

120 points from DRAMA 708–711, 716–726, 728–730, EDUC 737, 756, ENGLISH 703, 706, 709, 711, including at least 45 points from DRAMA 709, 717, 770, 792 Dissertation


Economics

Prerequisite subject: Economics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including ECON 701, 711 and either ECON 721 or 723 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

30 points from ECON 701–783

90 points: ECON 794 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from ECON 701–783

45 points: ECON 792 Dissertation


Education

Prerequisite subject: Education, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: EDUC 796 Thesis or EDUC 797 Research Portfolio


Employment Relations and Organisation Studies

Prerequisite subject: Employment Relations and Organisation Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including BUSINESS 710 and BUSINESS 704 or 705 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: GLMI 796 Thesis


English

Prerequisite subject: English, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ENGLISH 796 Thesis or ENGLISH 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from DRAMA 708, 718, ENGLISH 700–787

90 points: ENGLISH 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from DRAMA 708, ENGLISH 700–787

45 points: ENGLISH 792 Dissertation


French

Prerequisite subject: French, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: FRENCH 796 Thesis or FRENCH 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from FRENCH 701–778

90 points: FRENCH 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from FRENCH 701–778

45 points: FRENCH 792 Dissertation


Gender Studies

Prerequisite subject: Gender Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: GENDER 796 Thesis or GENDER 797 Research Portfolio


Geography

Prerequisite subject: Geography, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: GEOG 796 Thesis


German

Prerequisite subject: German, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: GERMAN 796 Thesis or GERMAN 797 Research Portfolio

or

at least 15 points from GERMAN 703–778

up to 15 points from COMPLIT 701–778

90 points: GERMAN 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

at least 60 points from GERMAN 703–778

up to 15 points from COMPLIT 701–778

45 points: GERMAN 792 Dissertation


Greek

New admissions into the MA in Greek were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Greek, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: GREEK 796 Thesis or GREEK 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ANCIENT 719, 756, GREEK 709

90 points: GREEK 794 Thesis


History

Prerequisite subject: History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: HISTORY 796 Thesis or HISTORY 797 Research Portfolio


Italian

Prerequisite subject: Italian, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: ITALIAN 796 Thesis or ITALIAN 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ITALIAN 701–778

90 points: ITALIAN 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from ITALIAN 701–778

45 points: ITALIAN 792 Dissertation


Japanese

Prerequisite subject: Japanese, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: JAPANESE 796 Thesis or JAPANESE 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, HISTORY 707, JAPANESE 702–745, 747, 748

up to 30 points of postgraduate level study from an approved exchange with an overseas institution

90 points: JAPANESE 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from ASIAN 752–759, HISTORY 707, JAPANESE 702–745, 747, 748

45 points: JAPANESE 792 Dissertation


Languages and Literature

New admissions into the MA in Languages and Literature were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Languages and Literature, or one of the subjects listed below, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee and 90 points in another of the subjects listed below including a language competence course at Stage III or equivalent language competence approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Subjects: Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Māori Studies, Spanish

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: LANGLIT 796 Thesis or LANGLIT 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from 700 level courses in another of the subjects available

90 points: Thesis in one of the subjects available

Taught Masters

at least 15 points from 700 level courses in one of the subjects available

at least 30 points from 700 level courses in another of the subjects available or Comparative Literature

at least 30 points from appropriate 700 level language competence courses, in a language other than the student’s first language for this degree if those points have not been taken in that language for the BA(Hons) or PGDipArts

45 points: LANGLIT 792 Dissertation


Latin

Prerequisite subject: Latin, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: LATIN 796 Thesis or LATIN 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from ANCIENT 719, 756, LATIN 709

90 points: LATIN 794 Thesis


Linguistics

Prerequisite subject: Linguistics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: LINGUIST 796 Thesis

or

30 points from LINGUIST 700–743

90 points: LINGUIST 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from LINGUIST 700–743

45 points: LINGUIST 792 Dissertation


Logic and Computation

New admissions into the MA in Logic and Computation were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Logic and Computation, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: LOGICOMP 796 Thesis


Māori Studies

Prerequisite subject: Māori Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: MĀORI 796 Thesis or MĀORI 797 Research Portfolio


Mathematics

New admissions into the MA in Mathematics were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Mathematics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: MATHS 796 Thesis

or

30 points from MATHS 701–770, 777, 781–789, 792–794 or approved 700 level courses in related subjects with the approval of the Academic Heads or nominees

90 points: MATHS 798 Research Portfolio


Media and Communication

Prerequisite subject: Communication or Media, Film and Television, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: MEDIA 796 Thesis or MEDIA 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

60 points from COMMS 700–713, MEDIA 704–746

60 points: MEDIA 793 Dissertation


Museums and Cultural Heritage

Prerequisite subject: Museums and Cultural Heritage, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: MUSEUMS 796 Thesis or MUSEUMS 797 Research Portfolio


Music

New admissions into the MA in Music were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Music, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: MUS 796 Thesis


Pacific Studies

Prerequisite subject: Pacific Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: PACIFIC 796 Thesis or PACIFIC 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

75 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, DEVELOP 702, EDUC 710, 712, ENGLISH 700, GEOG 715, HISTORY 712, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700, MUSEUMS 705, PACIFIC 701–716

45 points: PACIFIC 792 Dissertation

or

60 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, EDUC 710, 712, ENGLISH 700, GEOG 715, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700, 710, 711, PACIFIC 701–716

60 points: PACIFIC 793 Dissertation


Philosophy

Prerequisite subject: Philosophy, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: PHIL 796 Thesis or PHIL 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

75 points from PHIL 701, 720–759, 765, 768, 769, 774–777

45 points: PHIL 792 Dissertation


Politics and International Relations

Prerequisite subject: Politics and International Relations, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: POLITICS 796 Thesis

or

30 points from POLICY 701, 702, POLITICS 700– 729, 733–777

90 points: POLITICS 794 Thesis


Psychology

Prerequisite subject: Psychology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including PSYCH 306, or an equivalent course approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: PSYCH 796 Thesis


Screen Production

Prerequisite subject: Screen Production, or equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: SCREEN 797 Project


Sociology

Prerequisite subject: Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: SOCIOL 796 Thesis or SOCIOL 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

75 points from GENDER 700, SOCIOL 700–790

45 points: SOCIOL 792 Dissertation

or

60 points from GENDER 700, SOCIOL 700–790

60 points: SOCIOL 794 Dissertation


Spanish

Prerequisite subject: Latin American Studies or Spanish, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: SPANISH 796 Thesis or SPANISH 797 Research Portfolio

or

30 points from SPANISH 718–778

90 points: SPANISH 793 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from SPANISH 718–778

45 points: SPANISH 792 Dissertation


Statistics

New admissions into the MA in Statistics were suspended in 2021. Students who have a current enrolment in this subject should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Prerequisite subject: Statistics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including STATS 210 or 225 or an equivalent course approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Research Masters

30 points from STATS 700–706, 708–787

90 points: STATS 798 Thesis

Taught Masters

75 points from STATS 700–706, 708–787

45 points: STATS 793 Dissertation


Translation Studies

Prerequisite subject: Translation Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points from FRENCH 720, ITALIAN 702, MĀORI 712, SPANISH 723, TRANSLAT 700, 712, 713, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720

60 points: TRANSLAT 791 Dissertation

A student who has to complete 180 points must satisfy the requirements for one of the following specialisations:


Anthropology

Prerequisite subject: Anthropology or Anthropological Science, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from ANTHRO 700–763

60 points: ANTHRO 790 Dissertation


Applied Linguistics

Prerequisite subject: Language Teaching, TESOL, Linguistics or a language, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points from CHINESE 739 or 740, 741 or 742, FRENCH 717, GERMAN 733, LANGTCHG 740, 760

a further 90 points from LANGTCHG 700–740, 746, 747, 751, 752, 754, 756, 760–765, LINGUIST 720–722, 724, 726, 730, 731

60 points: LANGTCHG 793 Dissertation


Art History

Prerequisite subject: Art History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from ARTHIST 700–738, 793, MUSEUMS 700, 702, 704, 705

60 points: ARTHIST 791 Dissertation


Asian Studies

Prerequisite subject: Chinese, Japanese or Korean, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee, or a major in Asian Studies or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee with relevant language skills approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: ASIAN 702

at least 30 points from ASIAN 708–759, CHINESE 724–742, COMPLIT 703, 705, HISTORY 707, 737, JAPANESE 702–748, POLITICS 751

up to 60 points of postgraduate level study from an approved exchange with an overseas institution

60 points: ASIAN 791 Dissertation


Chinese

Prerequisite subject: Chinese, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, CHINESE 724–778, TRANSLAT 716

60 points: CHINESE 791 Dissertation


Criminology

Prerequisite subject: Criminology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from CRIM 700–710, SOCIOL 703, 713, 740, 742

60 points: CRIM 793 Dissertation


Development Studies

Prerequisite subject: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Geography, Global Studies, History, Māori Studies, Pacific Studies, Politics and International Relations or Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: DEVELOP 701, 709, 710, 712

60 points from ANTHRO 753, CHINESE 727, DEVELOP 702–706, 713–717, ECON 771, EDUC 705, 710, 766, ENVMGT 744, 746, GEOG 714, 715, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 732, 743, PACIFIC 700, 715, POLITICS 707, 710, 724, 731, 750, 751, SOCIOL 700, 713, 718, 735

60 points: DEVELOP 791 Dissertation


Drama

Prerequisite subject: Drama, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from DRAMA 708–711, 716–726, 728–730, EDUC 737, 756, ENGLISH 706, 709, 711

60 points: DRAMA 783 Dissertation


Economics

Prerequisite subject: Economics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including ECON 301, 311, 321 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: ECON 701, 711

15 points from ECON 721, 723

a further 75 points from ECON 700, 702–784

60 points: ECON 791 Dissertation


Education

Prerequisite subject: Education, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from EDPROFM 700, 702, EDPROFST 754, EDUC 702–787, 791

60 points: EDUCN 793 Dissertation


Employment Relations and Organisation Studies

Prerequisite subject: Employment Relations and Organisation Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: BUSINESS 710

15 points from BUSINESS 704, 705

a further 90 points from BUSINESS 704, 705, 711, 712, GLMI 701–712, 750, 751

60 points: GLMI 791 Dissertation


English

Prerequisite subject: English or Writing Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from DRAMA 708, ENGLISH 700–778, 782, 785, 787

60 points: ENGLISH 789 Dissertation


French

Prerequisite subject: French, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from COMPLIT 705, 709, ENGLISH 746, FRENCH 701–778

60 points: FRENCH 791 Dissertation


Gender Studies

Prerequisite subject: Gender Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: GENDER 700

90 points from DEVELOP 702, DRAMA 708, ENGLISH 702, 731, 759, FRENCH 729, GENDER 701–706, 780, 785, HISTORY 706, 707, 725, 736, MEDIA 711, PHIL 740, POLITICS 707, 724, POPLHLTH 769, PSYCH 755, SOCCHFAM 700, SOCHLTH 756, SOCIOL 700, 728, 735, SPANISH 722, 738

60 points: GENDER 793 Dissertation


Geography

Prerequisite subject: Geography, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points GEOG 701

at least 75 points from ENVMGT 741–762, GEOG 712–779

up to 30 additional points from other 700 level courses in a related subject as approved by the Academic Head

60 points: GEOG 794 Dissertation


German

Prerequisite subject: German, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: GERMAN 707

a further 90 points from GERMAN 705–778

60 points: GERMAN 791 Dissertation


History

Prerequisite subject: History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: HISTORY 737

a further 90 points from HISTORY 700–761

60 points: HISTORY 793 Dissertation


Italian

Prerequisite subject: Italian, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: ITALIAN 700

90 points from COMPLIT 705, ITALIAN 702–779

60 points: ITALIAN 791 Dissertation


Japanese

Prerequisite subject: Japanese, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, JAPANESE 702–748

60 points: JAPANESE 791 Dissertation


Linguistics

Prerequisite subject: Linguistics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from LINGUIST 700–743

60 points: LINGUIST 791 Dissertation


Māori Studies

Prerequisite subject: Māori Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from ARTHIST 730, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700–750

60 points: MĀORI 793 Dissertation


Media

Prerequisite subject: Communication or Media, Film and Television, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from COMMS 700–713, MEDIA 704–746

60 points: MEDIA 793 Dissertation


Museums and Cultural Heritage

Prerequisite subject: Anthropology, Art History, History, Māori Studies, Museums and Cultural Heritage or Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

45 points: MUSEUMS 702, 704

75 points from ANTHRO 704, 708, 742, 756, ARTHIST 700, 730, 732, 734, ENGLISH 718, HISTORY 705, 712, MĀORI 741, MUSEUMS 700, 701, 705, 706, 751, 760, 761

60 points: MUSEUMS 793 Dissertation


Pacific Studies

Prerequisite subject: Pacific Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: PACIFIC 700, 714

60 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, DEVELOP 702, EDUC 710, 712, ENGLISH 700, GEOG 715, HISTORY 712, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700, MUSEUMS 705, PACIFIC 701–715

60 points: PACIFIC 793 Dissertation


Philosophy

Prerequisite subject: Philosophy, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from PHIL 701, 720–759, 765, 768, 769, 774–782

60 points: PHIL 793 Dissertation


Politics and International Relations

Prerequisite subject: Politics and International Relations, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from POLICY 701, 702, 742, POLITICS 700–724, 731–777

60 points: POLITICS 793 Dissertation


Psychology

Prerequisite subject: Psychology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including PSYCH 306, or PSYCH 211, 323, 324, 325, or an equivalent course approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points from PSYCH 779

15 points from PSYCH 743 or 744

a further 45 points from EXERSCI 711, INDIGEN 712, PSYCH 700–770, 775–778

45 points from other 700 level courses in the Faculty of Arts

60 points: PSYCH 793 Dissertation


Screen Production

Prerequisite subject: Screen Production, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points: SCREEN 700, 701, 712, 714

60 points: SCREEN 792 Dissertation


Sociology

Prerequisite subject: Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: SOCIOL 718

90 points from GENDER 700, SOCIOL 700–713, 728–748

60 points: SOCIOL 794 Dissertation


Spanish

Prerequisite subject: Spanish, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including at least two non-language acquisition courses, one of which must be at Stage III, or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

Taught Masters

30 points: SPANISH 700

90 points from SPANISH 718–782

60 points: SPANISH 791 Dissertation

A student who has to complete 240 points must satisfy the requirements for one of the following subjects:

New admissions to the MA in the following subjects were suspended in 2021:

Ancient History

Greek

Languages and Literature

Latin

Logic and Computation

Mathematics

Music

Statistics

Students who have a current enrolment in one of these subjects should contact their faculty for advice on completion.

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