Criminology, M.A. | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
12 months
Duration
22544 USD/year
4789 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Engage in advanced scholarship and contribute your own research to the existing knowledge in your field with this Master of Arts in Criminology from University of Auckland. 

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Overview

Criminology considers various perspectives and responses in criminology and criminal justice both within New Zealand and internationally.

You can undertake postgraduate courses and your own research in areas such as:

  • Criminological theory
  • Penology
  • State crime
  • Law and human rights
  • Social deviance
  • Youth and crime
  • Cybercrime

Career 

The Master of Arts in Criminology from University of Auckland is an effective way to take your knowledge and transferable skills to the next level. Our graduates have combined skills in strategic and critical thinking with global and cultural awareness for careers in fields such as government, international development, museums and cultural heritage, media production, research and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminological Theory
  • State Crime
  • Sociology of Law: Human Rights
  • Modern Times, Modern Crimes

  • Deviance and Social Control

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

120, 180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

120-point (one-year) MA

  • A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Criminology with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher. There are higher requirements for some research options.
  • The following subjects may be considered for entry: Film and TV (excluding Communication and Screen Production), Media, Sociology.
180-point (18-month) MA
  • A BA with a major in Criminology or else approval from the Head of School or nominee. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II including at least 45 points in the major.
  • The following subjects may be considered for entry: Film and TV (excluding Communication and Screen Production), Media, Sociology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4789 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4789 USD per year during 12 months.
    • Domestic: NZ$8,131.20 – $10,060.80
    • International: NZ$38,273 – $48,622

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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