12 months
Duration
22544 USD/year
4789 USD/year
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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 English from University of Auckland. 

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Overview

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.

Career 

The Master of Arts in English 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:

  • Medieval and early modern literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Nineteenth-century literature
  • New Zealand and post-colonial studies
  • Irish literature
  • Modern poetry
  • Drama
  • Women's writing
  • Narrative theory

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

120-point (one-year) MA

  • A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in English with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 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.
180-point (18-month) MA
  • A BA with a major in English or Writing Studies. 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 also be considered for entry: American Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Drama, Irish Studies.

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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