The Master of Technological Futures is not your ordinary Master’s qualification, we don't just theorise. We do.
This is New Zealand’s most entrepreneurial, forward looking Masters programme.
You’ll graduate with both a recognised Masters’ qualification and a road-tested project you can move ahead with.
Come join us. The future needs you.
A part time course for full time change
Designed as an 18 month part-time programme, so you can manage work and life commitments while working on your future. Delivered in two phases, this is a Master’s degree that’s highly interactive, engaging and practical.
Gen13 Cohort Commences
15 October 2020
Scholarship application deadline
3 September 2020
1. Immersion Phase
16-20hrs per week
Blended learning; three days a week per month face to face in our lab and the remainder independent learning and group projects.
2. Applied Learning Phase
16-20hrs per week
Delivered as a mix of workshop sessions and self-managed project development, you‘ll apply the are of ethical evaluation and iteration.
I feel that Tech Futures Lab puts their money where their mouth is. Their advisors are like psychological counsellors. The amount of trust and respect in the room is incredible. I gained a network of peers that I will value for life.
Sara Cole Stratton
GEN 8 Masters Graduate
Master‘s paper: ”A Te Āo Māori Lens on emerging digital technologies”
Get more details on the programme.
Eligibility for admission
We value industry and real-world experience as much as an academic record. You don’t need specific technical ability but you must demonstrate a willingness to learn.
Places are offered in order of enrolment. The programme is only available to candidates who qualify as domestic students (NZ and Australian citizens and permanent residents).
You’ll need one of the following:
A bachelor’s degree or Level 7 Graduate Diploma (or higher) AND relevant professional and/or technical experience that demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed
Relevant professional and/or technical experience that demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed
An investment in your future
Gaining a Master’s qualification is no small feat. The Master of Technological Futures says a lot about who you are and what you can do. It creates a platform for new possibilities, much more than a piece of paper.
$15,441 (incl. GST)
Domestic students only.
Studylink Student Loans are available. Depending on your study history, you may also be eligible for the Government's ’Fees Free’ scheme.
We offer scholarships for Maori and Pacific Island candidates, covering 50% of full tuition fees. Find out more here.
Get 25% off the full fees when you apply before 17 September 2020.
A recognised qualification to make a difference
This NZQA accredited qualification is a postgraduate programme, level 9 and will earn you 180 credits. Tech Futures Lab is an education facility of The Mind Lab a NZQA registered Tertiary Education Organisation under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. Candidates at Tech Futures Lab are enrolled with The Mind Lab which is approved by NZQA to award this qualification.
How to apply
Take the first step forward to your future and apply to enrol in the Master of Technological Futures with us.
1. Get your documents in order.
You’ll need photos or scans of the following:
Proof of your citizenship or NZ residency i.e. passport, birth certificate or citizenship certificate
Your current CV or LinkedIn URL
Evidence of your academic record or relevant work or community experience i.e.Official academic record, written reference from a manager/ client, any original work or content you have created e.g. website, portfolio, report.
2. Set up an Enrolment account with Tech Futures Lab.
Time required: Less than 5mins
This account is attached to any enrolments you choose to make with Tech Futures Lab, now and in the future.
3. Complete your enrolment application details and upload the required documents.
You’ll breeze through this if you have all your documentation at the ready
4. Book a casual interview with us.
We’ve got an online booking calendar to set a time to meet with us in person at the Lab in Newmarket, Auckland or virtually if you’re further away.
5. Accept our offer of place on the programme.
Following the meeting and a review of your documentation, if you meet the entry criteria, we’ll send you an email with an offer of place on the programme. You will need to accept this within a week.
6. Settle your fees account.
Accounts do need to be settled before the programme commences.
If you’re applying for a scholarship, we’ll get in touch to discuss next steps.
Want to talk with us?
We understand the decision to embark on a Master’s programme requires some consideration. If there’s any questions you’ve got, we’re here to help answer them.