These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
The MA offers you a range of choices. There are research and taught degrees, one (120-point) or two-year (240-point) options depending on your entry qualification, and more than 40 subjects for study.
Your academic background may enable you to study a subject different to that of your previous specialization.
The research masters gives you an exciting opportunity to contribute to the knowledge in your field by completing a substantial research project alongside some of New Zealand’s leading scholars.
In a taught masters you can deepen your knowledge in small classes, enjoy close interaction with academic staff, and complete a smaller research project.
Postgraduate courses in Art History explore a variety of approaches and methodologies in relation to European and American, New Zealand and Australian, Māori and Polynesian arts.
The topics you can study range from individual artists such as Rembrandt to the social and cultural significance of public art and art galleries.
Postgraduate study in Art History is not limited to the traditional fine arts. You can also investigate the forms, meanings and values of different images and objects in the visual cultures (both contemporary and past) of various societies.
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Taught 120 points:
A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Art History with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 (70%-74.9%) or higher (you should have completed a research component as part of the PGDipArts).
The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Humanities, Media, Museums and Cultural Heritage, Museums Studies.
If you do not meet the GPE requirement, the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts is an appropriate pathway to the 120-point Master of Arts.
You might work as an art writer, gallery curator, publicity officer, researcher or arts administrator. Postgraduate students have gone on to work in many different fields including education, journalism, communications and public policy.
Postgraduate study may also open doors to an academic career where you will become an expert in your field and teach others.
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