12 months
25159 USD/year
5586 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Deepen your understanding of education and professional practice, inquire into an education area of interest, and contribute valuable knowledge and understanding to your field with this Master of Education from University of Auckland. 

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This qualification is relevant to those working in a wide range of education areas. It provides the opportunity to review, inform and improve your knowledge and professional practice. You will develop knowledge, skills and experience in critiquing and undertaking educational research in your area of interest to enhance your practice. 

Through an independent inquiry under supervision from high-calibre experts within the faculty, you can contribute valuable knowledge and understanding to the field of education. This Master of Education from University of Auckland is a research masters programme with a 120-point and a 180-point option available.


Through coursework and research, you will have the opportunity to contribute valuable knowledge and understanding to your own work, your workplace and the field of education. This qualification can also provide the foundations for doctoral study.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Communities of Learning (CoLs) leader
  • Education sector leader
  • Human resources practitioner
  • Researcher (education)
  • School centre manager or specialist
  • Trainer in organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topic: Research Methods in Language Education 
  • Researching Educational Settings 
  • Researching Māori Education 
  • Practitioner Inquiry
  • Literacy Education: Research and Practice  
  • Critical Research Methodologies in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits

120 or 180


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Research 120 points   

  • You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in education, following an undergraduate degree, from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

Research 180 points 

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in education at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0, or an equivalent qualification recognised for teacher registration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25159 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25159 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5586 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$7,782 – $7,934.40
  • International: NZ$35,048

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.


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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