The Master of Arts is a level 9 programme. It can be completed full-time over 1 year, or part-time over a longer period.

This programme provides students with postgraduate study leading towards professional and higher academic practice. Students will learn within a research-focused learning environment, and will extend their domain of practice through research in their chosen area.

Students will extend their domain of practice through undertaking a body of sustained, independent research. This in-depth investigation is in the student’s chosen area of communication, design, music or visual arts practice within a research-focused learning environment. The programme will prepare students for high level investigation of, and intervention within their chosen academic or professional field.

Facilities in Media Arts are made available to students as determined by the nature and requirements of their project. Individual studio spaces, fabrication workshops and industry standard digital environments are provided for masters students. Various test spaces, exhibition sites, tutorial and critique rooms are used for scheduled classes and for formative and casual review of work. Technical staff maintain the operation of facilities and equipment and are available to assist students in practical and logistical issues in their study.

Entry requirement: A Bachelor’s degree in honours or a postgraduate diploma in a relevant field with a minimum of a B grade average.

English language required with IELTS score of 6.5 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 6.0.

For further practical guidance on enrolling for the Master of Arts course at Hamilton City Campus, New Zealand, contact the professionals at Great Nation NZ by filling the form on this website, calling us or simply walking into one of our centers.