Master of Literature - Employment Relations and Organisational Studies University of Auckland

New Zealand



Course info


Complete a second masters degree in an Arts subject.

Programme overview

The MLitt is an alternative to the PhD if you already have a masters degree and want to complete a substantial research project. You can complete an MLitt in most subjects offered by the Faculty of Arts, subject to approval and availability of supervision. You may be able to further your research interests in the same subject as your first masters degree, or undertake research in a new area.

Programme structure

120-point thesis

One year of full-time study or up to two years of consecutive part-time study

Employment Relations and Organisation Studies:

Explore human interaction and management within organisations.

Subject overview

You can study topics which are at the core of any experience of work and ask questions about the nature of business, employment and society.

Where can Employment Relations and Organisation Studies take you?

Employment Relations and Organisation Studies can prepare you for a career as a leader in human resources, employee relations, organisational development, corporate social responsibility, innovation and enterprise.

Where could this programme take you?

You can further your research interests with a second masters degree in the same subject or undertake research in a new subject. This can be useful for your academic or professional career, especially if you don’t want to undertake doctoral study.

Further study options

  • Doctor of Philosophy

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Literature - Employment Relations and Organisational Studies.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$40,306.00 (20,80,660) per year

Tuition fee: NZ $36,086 – NZ $44,526

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


19-Jul-21, 01-Dec-21


University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

You need to have completed a masters degree in any discipline from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 4.0 or higher.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.


Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Auckland.

University of Auckland International Business Masters Scholarships

Value of scholarship

Up to NZ $32,000

Application details:

Applicants can apply online.

Closing date: 15 January (April intake) 1 June (September intake)

Eligibility requirements:

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract international students to the Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Management, Master of International Business, Master of Marketing or Master of Professional Accounting degree at the University of Auckland Business School, enabling them to gain the skills and knowledge required to launch a business career. A key objective is to enhance the diversity of the class profile. 

Tenure: Duration of programme

Who can apply:

All international

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