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Immerse yourself in another world
With Massey’s Master of Arts (Social Anthropology) you’ll develop your interests from your undergraduate degree.
The Massey MA (Social Anthropology) gives you a different perspective on world affairs. Studying social anthropology develops your understanding of other cultures and ethnic groups.
It shows you how your way of life is just one of many possible ways of being human. You’ll learn to challenge your existing beliefs and put yourself in others’ shoes.
Take an issue in social anthropology that grabbed your attention as an undergraduate student and develop it fully through independent study.
Discover how anthropologists study cultural differences through fieldwork that examines societies across the globe, from hunter-gatherers to industrial nation-states. Massey staff and students research in Asia, the Pacific, Europe, Africa and New Zealand, and you could join them.
Massey’s Master of Arts is 180 credits. This means you can complete an MA in three semesters of full-time study. If you study part-time, an MA will normally take three years to complete.
To enter the Master of Arts (Social Anthropology) you will have been awarded or qualified for:
If you have a BA (Hons) or PGDipArts in the intended Master of Arts subject as outlined above, you may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.
Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.
Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:
EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways:
|Entry point||Entry requirement||Exit point||Exit|
|Week 1||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overall||Week 10||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|Week 11||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall||Week 20||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
|Programme Level||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)||5.0 overall||61 overall||36 overall||155|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)||5.5 overall||70 overall||42 overall||165|
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