Master of Social Sciences
University of Waikato
Studies in Human Society
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 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
BSocSc degree or equivalent. Those students who have an honours degree in a relevant field, may take 120 credits to complete the MSocSc.
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:
|Earnings range||$43,031 - $62,559|
|In further study||33%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
The University of Waikato GEMS Scholarship
University of Waikato - Scholarships Office
up to NZD$5,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees
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.