Take a detailed look at your specialist area and open doors to new opportunities in language-related careers.
You can complete the 180-point MA programme in TESOL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and Second Language Learning and Teaching. You'll need at least a B average in your major subject in your undergraduate degree to enrol.
You'll complete a mix of coursework and research working with some of New Zealand’s leading academic staff. Study alongside students from around the world and emerge as an expert in your subject.
Take advantage of flexible study options to tailor your studies to your needs. You can choose from a range of courses, and TESOL, Applied Linguistics and Second Language Learning and Teaching students can study either on campus or by distance. You can complete your Master's in one year of full-time study or over two or three years part-time. And for most programmes, you're also able to start studying at the beginning of any of the three trimesters during the year.
Distance learning support
If you're learning off campus, web-based resources will help ensure you have a rich learning experience and that you can be in regular contact with your lecturers.
If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students doing two courses per trimester will need to do around 20–23 hours of work a week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working.
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