MSc Degrees in New Zealand

Compare 3 Top Masters of Science in New Zealand 2018

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A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

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Master of Science (Technology)

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time Part time 2 years July 2018 New Zealand Hamilton + 1 more

A Master of Science (Technology) is normally a two-year advanced programme of study, which builds on your knowledge from the BSc(Tech) degree. It is similar to the MSc, but has two important differences - it combines taught papers with an applied or industrial based research thesis or dissertation, and it includes two papers on industrial technology and innovation. [+]

Master of Science (Technology)

A Master of Science (Technology) is normally a two-year advanced programme of study, which builds on your knowledge from the BSc(Tech) degree. It is similar to the MSc, but has two important differences - it combines taught papers with an applied or industrial based research thesis or dissertation, and it includes two papers on industrial technology and innovation.

The Master of Science (Technology) (MSc(Tech)) degree will provide you with advanced technical abilities relevant to your area of specialisation. It will give you a great depth and breadth of knowledge of science and technology, particularly relating to technical issues in the industrial sector of the New Zealand economy.... [-]


Master of Science

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months July 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of research and taught papers are customised to suit your interests and goals. [+]

Master of Science

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of research and taught papers are customised to suit your interests and goals.

The Master of Science (MSc) normally takes 12-18 months of full-time study to complete. The degree requires 180 points, which is made up of 90 points in taught papers and a 90-point thesis (research project). This balance of theses to taught papers may be changed subject to permission from the graduate coordinator in your chosen discipline.

Study an MSc at Waikato University and you will enjoy more lab and field work, more one-on-one time with top academics and access to world-class research equipment. Our great industry contacts will also mean exciting collaborations with local, national and international companies and organisations.... [-]


Master of Tourism (MTour)

University of Otago, School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2019 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

The Masters of Tourism (MTour) is an interdisciplinary programme that mixes taught courses with supervised individual research. It looks at the phenomenon of tourism from social, commercial, and environmental perspectives both within New Zealand and across the globe. [+]

The program consists of several core papers and includes the option for students to take elective papers from a broad range of disciplines; reflecting the multi-disciplinary nature of tourism. In addition, there is a research component to the programme. The programme is designed to act as a means of enhancing the knowledge and skills of students seeking or wishing to enhance a career in the tourism industry or related areas and as a foundation for students seeking entry to a PhD programme. The MTour can be completed in a 12 month period by full time students.

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A full-time student can complete this programme in a period of 12 months. All students are required to initially undertake 2 semesters worth of taught papers. During this time they are required to take Tourism Methodology, Advanced Tourism Concepts, and Tourism Methods and Analysis. Students will also be required to undertake 5 elective papers which can include one from outside of the Department of Tourism. The current list of Tourism electives is below (note: students may take up to two paper from outside of tourism as part of this programme):... [-]