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Admission to the Master of International Development requires you to have a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Development Studies, or equivalent, with a minimum B average across the 200 and 300 level courses.
You may also apply if you have any Bachelor’s degree with a B average across the 200 and 300 level courses along with relevant field or industry experience of an appropriate kind and duration. Please note that field experience includes:
You will need to provide your curriculum vitae outlining your experience.
If you have a Postgraduate Diploma in International Development, or equivalent, with a B average, you can complete the Master of International Development with 120 credits. Please check the regulations for more information.
When you apply for 131897 Research Report or 131816 Thesis Part I you must submit a research proposal to the School of People, Environment and Planning.
Semester One 2020 course 1 December 2019
Semester Two 2020 course 1 May 2020
Summer School 2020 course 1 September 2020
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
If you commenced study towards the Master of International Development in 2014 or earlier, you are advised to complete under the pre-2015 regulations.
To find out how to plan your study and see what courses are necessary to complete this programme, please check the regulations. It will display regulatory information for this programme.
You will successfully complete 180 credits (Coursework pathway) or 240 credits (Research pathway) by undertaking one of the following pathways.
Progression from Part One (120 credits) to the Coursework pathway requires a minimum B average across the first 120 credits completed in Part One.
Progression from Part One (120 credits) to the Research pathway requires a minimum B+ average across the first 120 credits completed in Part One.
Students who are not eligible to progress to either the Coursework or Research pathway may be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in International Development, as appropriate.
To be eligible to have the qualification awarded with Distinction or Merit:
Coursework pathway 18 months of full-time study or 4 years of part-time study
Research pathway 2 years of full-time-study or 5 years of part-time study
The maximum time-frame for completing the Master of International Development is:
Coursework pathway 5 years
Research pathway 6 years
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
131.897 Research Report International Development (60 credits)
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