School of Psychology - Masters by Thesis Only permission/proposal form

This form is for students applying for Masters by thesis only. You must also complete the University of Auckland admission process.

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Section 1 - Personal details

If you change your address details during the selection and enrolment period (December – February) please advise the School of Psychology, or ensure you have updated your details on Student Services Online.

Section 2 - Previous tertiary study and enrolment details

  • Applicants who completed their previous tertiary study at The University of Auckland don't need to attach documentation.
  • Applicants who completed their previous tertiary study at any other institution either in New Zealand 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

All prospective Masters thesis students in Psychology must 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.

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.