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 study in English allows you to pursue your interests through coursework, extend your methodological skills, and pursue specialised research projects in literary studies, drama and theatre studies, cultural and critical theory, critical or creative writing.
You can explore the intersections between literature and art, critical and creative practices.
Taught 120 points:
A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in English with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 (70%-74.9%) or higher. The research masters has higher requirements.
The following subjects may also be considered for entry: American Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Drama, Irish Studies, Writing 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.
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