Master of Professional Language Studies

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MPLS graduates will possess advanced academic knowledge and analytical capabilities in language studies and be able to apply such advanced academic knowledge/capabilities rigorously, analytically and creatively to new situations and problems. They will critically analyse, reflect on and modify effectively their own practice; independently assess and critique new information and research relevant to language studies; show mastery of the reflective practice process in order to work independently and manage their ongoing professional development; work expertly, effectively and collaboratively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelors degree plus one year of postgraduate study in second language teaching, plus at least one year of relevant fulltime teaching experience or acceptable equivalents.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,461 $9,461
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,545 $8,545
Total $18,006 $18,006

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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