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.
You can study Economics at postgraduate level in the Business School or the Faculty of Arts. Courses taught at postgraduate level include:
Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, Topics in Money, Banking and Finance, Econometrics, Topics in International Trade, Trade Policy, Advanced International Finance, The History of Economic Thought, Energy Economics, Various special topics.
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Taught 120 points:
You need to have completed a postgraduate qualification (BA(Hons) or PGDipArts), following an undergraduate degree, from a recognised university (or similar institution) in a similar discipline to your intended subject. You will require a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74.9%).
If you do not meet the GPE requirement, the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts is an appropriate pathway to the 120-point Master of Arts.
The skills and knowledge of trained economists are highly valued by the public and private sector, large and small firms, large international agencies, schools and universities, economic policy-makers and social organisations.
You might work as any of the following:
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