School of Psychology Masters By Thesis Only Permission/Proposal Form

IMPORTANT NOTE: This form is for students applying for Masters by thesis only. You must also complete the University of Auckland admission process through Student Services Online, or for details see the School of Psychology Handbook for postgraduate enrolment instructions and the University of Auckland website or contact Student Information on 0800 61 62 63 or the Arts/Science Student Centre (as applicable).

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Section 1 - Personal details

Note: If you change your address details during the selection and enrolment period (Dec – Feb) please advise the School, or ensure you have updated details on Student Services Online.

Section 2 - Previous tertiary study and enrolment details

(i) Applicants who completed their previous tertiary study at The University of Auckland need not attach any documentation.
(ii) Applicants who completed their previous tertiary study at any other institution either in NZ or overseas must attach a complete copy of their academic transcript. If you do not provide this documentation, you cannot be considered for selection. The section on recognition of previous tertiary study on the University of Auckland application form must also be completed in full.

Course of study (tick as applicable)
Type of study (tick as applicable)
Did you complete your previous tertiary study at the University of Auckland?
Section 3 - Proposal for MA/MSc thesis in Psychology

Note: All prospective Masters thesis students in Psychology must now submit a brief proposal on this form. Approval of the proposal constitutes a statement by the School that we consider the proposed research to be academically defensible and to represent an acceptable workload at MA/MSc level. It does not replace the requirement to obtain ethical approval from the relevant University Ethics Committee.

Brief description of proposed research
Section 4 - Thesis supervision

You must have the agreement of an academic staff member from the School of Psychology to supervise you for PSYCH 796 Masters Thesis in Psychology. 

Supervisor approval
Approval by HoS or Chair of Graduate Studies Committee or nominee