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Master of Technological Futures

This course is available

Online, On-Campus

Level of Study

Master's Degree


14 months

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024




Become a changemaker and innovate for the better

Designed in close consultation with industry experts, a flexible programme to develop your capability to innovate for impact using emerging technologies or contemporary business models, applied to a selfdefined project or research topic.

Topics covered • Emerging and disruptive technologies. • Contemporary business practices, including design sprints, agile and systems led strategies. • Kaupapa Māori and indigenous leadership. • Critical thinking, engaging with evidence. • Research process, including methodologies and ethics.

What you’ll walk away with • Ability to lead organisational change in the context of emerging and disruptive technologies. • Skills to recognise, access and critically engage in available scholarship and advanced specialised knowledge to remain professionally current. Ability to engage in self-reflection and recognise the potential to influence applied professional practice, through enhanced professional understanding underpinned by a kaupapa Māori philosophy with authentic engagement with the appropriate communities. • Working in the content of practice, improve communication across disciplines and cultures within changing environments. • Tools to apply professionally relevant knowledge and, using evidence, innovate within practice. • Skills to analyse, understand and propose potential solutions to complex professional challenges. • Ability to anticipate communication challenges in context of practice and determine effective appropriate communication methods to disseminate to target audiences and relevant and contemporary professional practice techniques to the wider audience. • Ability to plan, execute and complete novel applied practice research that informs and impacts practice, contributing to profession-relevant knowledge

Entry criteria

To be admitted to this master’s degree you need to have: • A bachelor’s degree or Level 7 graduate diploma (or higher) and relevant professional and/or technical experience that demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed; or • Relevant professional and/or technical experience that demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed.

English Language Requirements:

A formal test of English Language:

IELTS academic band score of 6.5 (overall), with no individual band less than 6.0.

TOEFL – Paper-based (score of 587 (TWE 4.5).

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Minimum of 176 or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Minimum of 176.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Overall score of 64 with no communicative skills score below 57.4.

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