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AUT – Master of Education

Intake dates

July, February


Work rights

3 year post-study work visa

Family visas

Can support partner for work and children as domestic students for primary/secondary schooling

Job opportunities

Master of Education


The Master of Education at Auckland University of Technology is designed for professionals in early childhood education, compulsory education, adult and tertiary education and non-formal education, and prepares them to undertake research in education. Critically evaluate policy, research, and practice. It is not a teaching qualification and does not lead to registration as a teacher with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Develop advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in the broader area of education.


  • 180 points
    • 60 points of optional papers
    • 60 points of compulsory education research papers
    • 60-point dissertation
  • Concepts of educational research
  • Contemporary issues in education
  • Learning environments in the 21st century
  • Mentoring expertise
  • Digital pedagogies
  • Steiner education
  • Pacific education
  • Leading in Diverse cultures and communities


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Career options

Education-related research

Pathway to doctoral studies

At a glance

Level 9

Auckland Campus

1.5 years full-time

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