Master of Arts
Society and Culture
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have advanced knowledge in a specific humanities or social sciences discipline, will be able to apply this knowledge in relevant contexts, and will be competent independent researchers.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor of Arts with a major in the intended postgraduate subject or equivalent or Bachelor of Arts with a minor in the intended postgraduate subject, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Arts endorsed in the intended postgraduate subject or Bachelor of Arts followed by a Graduate Diploma of Arts in the intended postgraduate subject, with a minimum B average over the qualifying 200 and 300-level courses; or a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) or Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent, with a minimum B+ average for the research pathway or a minimum B average for the coursework pathway the 700-level courses. Specific majors may require alternative entry requirements.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Whanganui Federation of University Women Trust - Wynne Costley Study Award
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
Up to $3,000
Massey University (PN Campus) Undergraduate Students' Arts Bursary
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.