Master of Professional Practice

Te Pukenga TA Whitireia Community Polytechnic Limited

Subject area

Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a 'B' grade average at Level 7 and evidence of relevant practice in a related professional field

International students: IELTS 6.5 Academic (with no band below 6), or equivalent

Special entry may be granted to an applicant who does not meet all entry criteria, provided the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the course of study.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Master of Professional Practice (with optional endorsements in Education and Leadership) provides graduates who will contribute advanced knowledge and scholarship, including a completed research project or thesis, applied to their professional practice context. It is designed for professionals seeking to advance their knowledge and skills. Graduates have built on their professional experience to gain internationally recognised knowledge and skills for career enhancement, capable to lead practice at an advanced, specialised level. Graduates have the capability to work effectively as leaders of interprofessional teams for the provision of high-quality services to diverse people and communities.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor




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Ikawai Community Scholarship

Provided by:

Waimate Accountants - Ikawai Community Scholarship Fund C/-


Varies, could be up to $5000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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