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master

Degree

Master of English and New Media Studies (Research)

Course code: #AK1048

master

Degree

Master of English and New Media Studies (Research)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $35,100 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    1.5 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    69.5 out of 100

Highlights
Dissertation

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 26-February-2023 2023-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2023 2023-07-16
Fall-February 26-February-2024 2024-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2024 2024-07-16

Overview

Master of English and New Media Studies

Interested in the connection between technology and communication? Study the Master of English and New Media Studies at AUT.

In the Master of English and New Media Studies you explore the increasingly important nexus between new media and spoken, written or visual communication in English. 

The programme culminates in a one or two-semester research project of an experimental, theoretical, creative or practice-based nature.

Your research project could involve the development of game or transmedia narratives. 

It could investigate social media or other forms of web communication - including internet memes and fake news - for issues of power and identity, or to identify emerging language trends. 

It might also examine the use and impact of virtual or augmented reality for language learning and teaching.

 

What you study

Thesis or dissertation

You need to complete 60 points of courses if you want to do the 120 point thesis

You need to complete 120 points of courses if you want to do the 60-point dissertation. The core course English and New Media Research Methods is compulsory.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$46,900

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $35,100

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency (If Available)
  • CV/Relevant work/research experience (If required)
  • A copy of the document(s) in the original language/and official English translation

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

 

You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.


Academic background and requirement

One of the following or equivalent with a B (69.50-74.49%) grade average or higher in courses at level 7 or above:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree OR
  • Relevant graduate diploma

Career opportunities

  • New and social media researcher
  • Language and literacy teacher
  • Advertiser
  • Translator and interpreter
  • Online journalist
  • Tourist
  • Virtual and augmented reality content producer

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