Master of Philosophy
Entry requirements for a Master of Philosophy
A Master of Philosophy is one-year programme of original research under supervision, resulting in a thesis.
A bachelors with honours or masters degree with at least Second Class Honours (First Division) or Distinction is required.
Doctor of Musical Arts
Entry requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts
The Doctor of Musical Arts 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.
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
Entry requirements for the Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education is a supervised professional research degree, 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.
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
Entry requirements for a PhD
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.
A bachelors with honours or masters degree with a research component of at least 30 points and have achieved at least Second Class Honours (First Division) or Distinction.
International English language entry requirement
|IELTS||6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing)|
|iBT (internet based TOFEL)||90 with a score of 22 in writing|
|Pearson PTE Academic||65 with no less than 58 for each communicative skill|
|Waikato Pathways College||Successful completion of Level 8 with a B grade average in the Certificate of Attainment in Academic (CAAE) Programme.|