Duration
Full-time: 18 months
Next start date
2023 Semester One – 27 February
2023 Semester Two – 17 July
Available locations
Epsom
Points
180
Programme type
Postgraduate
Taught options available

Programme overview

Develop advanced knowledge, skills, awareness and critical reflection towards effective supervision within your work context. Designed for working professionals with at least three years’ experience in your field of practice, you will have the opportunity to learn and reflect alongside course colleagues from a broad range of social care and allied health professions to enhance your clinical and professional supervision skills.

Professional Supervision is a significant cornerstone to learning, critical reflection and transformative practice. Throughout the programme you will examine the role of professional supervision, critically analysing and integrating theoretical perspectives, contemporary literature, policy and practice to grow your knowledge, skills and confidence in supervision within your own professional and organisational context.

Programme structure

This 180-point taught programme is delivered through face-to-face block courses at Epsom Campus and online courses. It comprises three 30-point core courses and three 30-point elective courses.

Master of Professional Supervision Practice (MProfSupPrac) Schedule

Taught Masters

  • 90 points: PROFSUPV 700, 701, 720
  • 90 points from PROFSUPV 710-718, SOCCLEAD 703, 706

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Subjects available in this programme

  • Professional Supervision Pract
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

2023 entry requirements

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Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 180 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

Further programme requirements

Taught 180 points

You must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject. Relevant subjects include health, counselling, education or social and human services.

You will need a GPA of 5.0 or higher for your Bachelor’s degree.

You must have at least three years of relevant professional experience and be currently employed or volunteering in a relevant professional context. Relevant contexts may include health, counselling, education, social or human services.

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet the entry requirements, you can still gain entry by passing 60 points in the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision or passing 60 points in the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision with a grade point average of 5.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

If you have not met the requirements you can still gain entry if you have attained an equivalent and relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience.

Students who have passed courses towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision or Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision at this University may be able to reassign those courses to this degree provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 180 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0
  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Taught 180 points

You must have completed a bachelors degree in a relevant subject. Relevant subjects may include counselling, education, health, or social and human services.

You must have at least three years of relevant professional experience and be currently employed or volunteering in a relevant professional context. Relevant contexts may include health, counselling, education, social or human services.

Other pathways to study

If you have not met the requirement you can still gain entry if you have attained an equivalent and relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

How much does a Master of Professional Supervision Practice cost per year?

2023 fees

Domestic students
NZ$8,290.80*
International students
NZ$38,273*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $8.38 per point, estimated at $1,005.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Where could this programme take you?

Master of Professional Supervision Practice graduates will have mastery of theories, models, skills and interventions in professional supervision, as well as advanced specialist knowledge of the field. They will have a demonstrated ability to apply specialist knowledge to practice in diverse clinical and cultural settings in sustaining ways.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Clinical supervisor
  • Cultural supervisor
  • External supervisor
  • Manager
  • Professional Leader
  • Professional Supervisor
  • Team Leader

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