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Higher Degrees

Master of Philosophy

Description:

A Master of Philosophy is one-year programme of original research under supervision, resulting in a thesis.

Entry requirements:

A bachelors with honours or masters degree with at least Second Class Honours (First Division) or Distinction is required.

Doctor of Musical Arts

Description:

The DMA is a research degree. Candidates undertake supervised research comprising musical performance in the form of works of artistic and creative merit supported by a written research thesis of 50,000 words.

Entry requirements:

A qualification considered equivalent to a masters degree in Music with at least Second Class Honours (First Division). Candidates must also audition successfully on an applied instrument or voice.

Doctor of Education

Description:

Supervised professional research degrees are designed for candidates with relevant professional experience. These degrees require an initial year of coursework to be successfully completed prior to the development and submission of a supervised thesis.

Entry requirements:

A qualification considered equivalent to a New Zealand bachelors degree with honours or masters degree with at least second class honours (First Division) or distinction is required. Entrance is at the discretion of the Postgraduate Studies Committee.

Doctor of Philosophy

Description:

A PhD consists of research carried out under the supervision of at least two staff members. The research, which must be the candidate's own work. The thesis is required to present the case for the research, outline the research undertaken and the findings and conclusions of that research. There is no coursework for this degree.

Entry requirements:

A bachelors with honours or masters degree with at least Second Class Honours (First Division) or Distinction is required.