Geography (Research Masters), M.A. | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
12 months
22544 USD/year
4789 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Engage in advanced scholarship and contribute your own research to the existing knowledge in your field with this Master of Arts in Geography (Research Masters) from University of Auckland. 

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Postgraduate Geography spans the full range of research interests in the discipline through a wide variety of advanced and specialised courses. These include:

  • Physical and biological systems: climatology, hydrology, biogeography, and geomorphology
  • Social, economic and cultural change: urban processes, policy formation, globalisation and its effects, political economy, or political ecology, health and well-being, regional and rural spaces
  • Environmental management: environmental change, sustainable development, science and society relations
  • Geographical Information Science (GIS): mapping and analysing information


The Master of Arts in Geography (Research Masters) 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:

  • Land, Place and Culture
  • Population, Mobilities and Wellbeing 
  • Development and New Regional Geographies
  • Geographies of Housing and Urban Change 
  • People, Participation and Development 
  • Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future 
  • Policy and Expertise 
  • Applied Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Applied Coastal Geomorphology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits

120 or 240


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have completed a postgraduate qualification, 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.
  • Prior to applying to the MSc 240-point research masters in Geography you are required to have completed an undergraduate degree in Geography or Earth Sciences with 45 points at Stage III in Geography.

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.


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