Master of Professional Studies in Education

University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
July March
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,784
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 22,130

About this course

This programme provides students with the opportunity to build knowledge, skills and experience in educational research. It includes a 60-point dissertation on a research area of interest, and courses are available in a range of delivery modes.

Entry Requirements

In order to be admitted to the Education specialisation in the Master of Professional Studies programme, you need to have completed the requirements for either:

  • a four-year bachelors degree
  • a bachelors (honours) degree
  • a bachelors degree and a professional qualification in Education equivalent to one year’s advanced study

In addition, you must have at least three years of teaching experience.


Taught Masters

  • 30 points from EDCURRIC 716, EDUC 735, 787, EDPRAC 751, EDPROFST 754, 757
  • 60 points from EDPROFST 793 Dissertation, EDCURRIC 797 Dissertation, EDPROFM 797 Dissertation
  • 30 points from courses relevant to the area of study from EDUC 700-764, 776, 777, 787, 791, EDCURRIC 700, 702-706, 708, 714-718, 720, 724, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 791, EDPRAC 750, 751, 752, EDPROFST 700-708, 714-757, 760-779, 782-788, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, or other 700 level courses in another subject relevant to the area of study

The approval of the Heads of all Departments in which a student applies to enrol is required.

Note: Enrolment is expected to be continuous, but where enrolments include 15 point courses a period of up to 4 years is permitted for completion.

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