Master of Social Sciences

University of Waikato

Subject area

Studies in Human Society

Duration

1.5

1.5 Years

Total student fees

$11,334

over 1.5 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a detailed and advanced knowledge of at least one Social Sciences subject. They will have the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills, oral and communications skills, self-directed learning skills and more specific skills relevant to their subject of choice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

BSocSc degree or equivalent. Those students who have an honours degree in a relevant field, may take 120 credits to complete the MSocSc.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1.5 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,556 $11,334
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,455 $14,183
Total $17,011 $25,517

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


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 $53,639
Earnings range $43,031 - $62,559
In employment 63%
In further study 33%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The University of Waikato GEMS Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

up to NZD$5,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees

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Waikato Management School International Exchange Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

$1,500 - $2,500

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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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253
Email: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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