Master of Education

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Education Studies

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed the following or equivalent: the Bachelor of Education [Specialty] Teaching or the Graduate Diploma in Teaching with a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7 or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MEd graduates will have a broad range of research skills for application to their area of education. They will have sound analytical and critical thinking skills and be able to develop, apply and test advanced theoretical concepts in education. They will have presented the results by way of a dissertation or thesis. They may progress to further study at doctoral level.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Curriculum and Education Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand AUT-NCUK Scholarships

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology



$5000 contribution to tuition fees

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812

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