Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Master of Applied Professional Studies (Mentoring and Leadership)
Qualification Type Masters Degree
Level 9
Credits 180
Subject Area
  • Education » Curriculum and Education Studies » Education Studies
Strategic Purpose Statement
The Master of Applied Professional Studies programme aims to provide a flexible range of study options that enable learners to match their needs to the qualification they are seeking to gain and to extend their domain of practice within a chosen professional field. The programme aims to integrate theory with practice within interrogative environments that support learners to broaden their knowledge and experience through: * Reflective practice * Critical evaluation * In-depth analysis of critical social, cultural and professional practice issues * Applied professional practice research * Synthesis and construction of new and/or innovative professional practice initiatives and/or applications * Articulation of personalised professional practice model(s) along with the theories, cultural understandings and experiences that inform the model(s)
Graduate profile
Upon successful completion of the Master of Applied Professional Studies, graduates will be able to: * Perform as critically reflective and interdisciplinary practitioners; * Demonstrate leadership in their field of study nationally and internationally; * Analyse and synthesise information; * Use and apply knowledge to address novel or new problems and issues; * Develop and implement appropriate research methodologies; and * Exhibit higher level knowledge and understanding of their profession through cognitive, practical, personal and enabling skills.
Education pathways
Graduates of the Master of Applied Professional Studies will be eligible for entry to other
Postgraduate studies or a Doctoral degree.
Employment pathways
The Master of Applied Professional Studies is specifically aimed to prepare graduates for leadership
roles and becoming advanced practitioners in their relevant field of study.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements: Students must: * Be able to access a relevant workplace; and * Have a Bachelor or Bachelor Honours degree in a cognate subject with a B average or above; or * Have a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in a cognate subject with a B average or above; or * In exceptional circumstances, based on academic merit and relevant experience, students who do not meet the academic and practical or professional experience requirements above may be considered for admission subject to the completion of any qualifying courses the Postgraduate Board of Studies may prescribe which must be completed either prior to or concurrently; and have * IELTS Academic 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0, or equivalent or Waiariki English Test 65 with no score lower than 60 for Mentoring and Leadership and Adult Teaching endorsements; or * IELTS Academic 7.0 with no band score lower than 7.0, or equivalent or Waiariki English Test 70 with no score lower than 70 for Vulnerable Peoples, and Infection Prevention and Control endorsements.
Education Organisation Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3372
Status Current
Created March 2016
Next Review December 2016
Content
* Research-based Analysis for Professionals * Advanced Research Project * Mentoring and Supervision for Professionals * Critical Reflective Practice * Professional Leadership * The New Zealand Legislative Environment for Professional Leaders * Building Professional Relationships for Mentoring

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