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Master of Education

  • Masters (Coursework)

Massey uses an enquiry-based and inter-professional learning model that results in high-quality, contemporary learning and teaching experiences. This can immediately be applied in your own setting.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time

About this course

Massey uses an enquiry-based and inter-professional learning model that results in high-quality, contemporary learning and teaching experiences. This can immediately be applied in your own setting. Our Master of Education offers the largest number of endorsements of any postgraduate degree of its kind in New Zealand. Alternatively, you may want to follow an unendorsed pathway where you can choose from any of the courses in the endorsement areas or the elective schedule.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Education you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • the Bachelor of Education with a grade average in the highest level courses of at least a B, or equivalent, or
  • any other bachelor's degree with a grade average in the highest level courses of at least a B, or equivalent, and hold a professional qualification in teaching, or
  • any other bachelor's degree with a grade average in the highest level courses of at least a B, or equivalent, and have professional experience relevant to the intended postgraduate subject, or
  • a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, or equivalent, with a grade average across all courses of at least B (coursework pathway) or at least a B+ (research pathway).

If you do not have a Bachelor of Education or equivalent, you will need to supply a copy of your curriculum vitae.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Career pathways

You will enhance and advance your career, depending on your specialisation, in areas such as:

  • education settings
  • TESOL settings
  • Kaiwhakaako Maori
  • special education
  • professional training and development roles within organisations (e.g. teaching hospitals, businesses, community organisations, libraries)
  • leadership roles in centres/schools and post-school settings
  • learning and instructional design
  • research and policy development.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.