Pacific Studies, 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 Pacific Studies from University of Auckland. 

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Overview

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

  • Pacific politics, culture, health, economy, environment, society and history
  • Pacific languages, language teaching and linguistics
  • Interdisciplinary research and analysis of the Pacific and its peoples
  • Pacific indigenous knowledges, expressive and performing arts, and world-views
  • Migration, identity and transnational connections across the Pacific and Pacific Rim, especially in New Zealand

Career 

The Master of Arts in Pacific Studies 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:

  • The Pacific: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Intervention, Prevention and Promotion of Pacific Wellbeing
  • Pacific Research Methodologies and Practices
  • Dissertation
  • Gender and Development

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 Pacific Studies with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in that subject.
  • The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Cook Island Māori, Samoan, Tongan, Dance, Education, Geography, Language Teaching, Music, Translation Studies.
180-point (18-month) MA
  • A major in Pacific Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Dance, Education, English, Gender Studies, Geography, History, Language Teaching, Linguistics, Māori Studies, Music, Sociology, Translation Studies, or a related subject, with 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: Cook Island Māori, Samoan, Tongan, Dance, Education, Geography, Language Teaching, Music, Translation 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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