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Master of Philosophy in Art and Design

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Master's Degree

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected May 2023

Campus

AUT North Campus

Summary

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree is a one-year, research-only master’s degree. It's enables you to expand your research capabilities by focusing on a particular area of interest, under the supervision of AUT's expert academic staff. It can provide a pathway to more advanced research at doctoral level.

Art and design programmes offer a balance of originality, creativity, design thinking and conceptual development. You'll study in an innovative environment where shared spaces and advanced labs will fuel your creativity.

What you study

You complete an original thesis during this year of study.

AUT staff are available to supervise MPhil research on a wide range of topics.

Entry criteria

Must have completed one of the following with the equivalent of a B grade average or higher:

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree OR
  • Bachelor’s honours degree OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate diploma OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience relevant to the proposed programme of research

An interview may be required for particular research areas.

English Language requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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