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Professor Sorridente

Master's degree 


A master's degree qualifies the individual in advanced knowledge in a variety of research contexts, for a learning path that can be professional practice or academic.

Professional: It is a shorter and more practical master's degree, which lasts on average a year and a half and prepares its students for the job market. It follows similar requirements to the academic master's, but offers training with an emphasis on professional qualification.

Academic: It usually lasts two to two and a half years. The student takes courses and, with the help of an advisor professor, writes a dissertation (thesis) on the topic of their choice, which will then need to be presented to a board of examiners.

Entry :

Program providers that lead to master's qualifications are responsible for establishing entry requirements. The minimum qualification for a master's degree is a bachelor's degree.
An individual's admission to a master's degree is based on an assessment of evidence documents (including academic record) of the individual's ability to undertake postgraduate studies in a field of research or professional practice.

Documentation for Master's enrollment:

– Color copy of the Diploma + translation
– Course Curriculum + Translation
– Copy of the first 2 pages of passport
– CV in English
– Letters of professional experience/ evidence of your professional experience
– Enrollment forms
- English test
- Letter of intent

Master's courses have stood out for the benefits of extending visas to their spouse and school-age children. In addition, the post-study visa period is an attraction for those who want to have a long-term experience in New Zealand.

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A graduate of a master's degree is able to:

  • Show evidence of advanced knowledge about a field of research or professional practice

  • Demonstrate mastery of a sophisticated theoretical subject

  • Critically evaluate findings and discussions in the literature

  • Search, analyze and argue from evidence

  • Working independently and applying knowledge to new situations

  • Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving.

If a master's degree includes a supervised research component of no less than 90 credits at level 9, the graduate is also able to:

  • Demonstrate a high order of skill in planning, executing, and completing an original piece of research or creative academic work

  • Apply these skills learned during the study program to new situations.

Research must be completed to internationally recognized standards and demonstrate that the graduate has independent thinking ability.

credit requirements

The Master has at least 240 credits, except where:

It is based on a Bachelor's degree with honors or an equivalent qualification, or significant relevant work experience, in which case it may be less than 240, but no less than 120 credits.

It is based on a three-year baccalaureate or equivalent qualification, in which cases it may be less than 240 but not less than 180 credits.

The Masters must include a minimum of 40 credits at level 9, with the remainder at level 8.

Relation to other qualifications

A person holding a master's degree attained to an appropriate standard, which includes a research component, may be considered for admission to an advanced program of study and/or original research leading to a doctorate.

Language prerequisites

6.5 overall score and none of the bands less than 6 on the IELTS test or equivalent proficiency test


Permission to work during the course and open work visa for 3 years after completion of the course. Benefit for spouse and school-age children.

Worked hours

The student is allowed to work 20 hours per week during the course and full time during vacation. Spouse can work full time (rules apply)

Start of classes

You should pay attention to the institution's calendar




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