Complete a Master’s qualification. Study 18 months full-time or up to 5 years part-time. Lead practice at an advanced level. Work with diverse people. Be an effective leader of inter-professional teams.
What you will learn
- Advance your skills in health and social practice
- Choose an interdisciplinary qualification
- Focus on diversity, inter-professionalism, education and leadership
- Apply your study and research to what you’re already doing
- Study anywhere in New Zealand - most of your study will be online
The Master of Professional Practice is a 180 credit, Level 9 qualification. Students complete via one of two pathways: a thesis or a Praxis research project.
The Master of Professional Practice has two optional endorsements in either Education or Leadership.
To achieve the education endorsement, the student undertakes a programme of study with a focus applied for professional practice with a minimum of 75 credits focused on education, including the Level 8 course Professional Education Practice and either the Level 9 Thesis or Praxis Research Project with an Education focus.
To achieve an endorsement in leadership, the student undertakes a programme of study that comprises a minimum of 75 credits focused on Leadership, including the Level 8 course Professional Leadership Practice and either the Level 9 Thesis or Praxis Research Project with a Leadership focus.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a B grade average at Level 7, and relevant practice in a related professional field.
Special entry may be granted if you do not meet entry criteria, if the Head of School is satisfied you are capable of undertaking the programme.
Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 7 with no band score less than 6.5, or equivalent.