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Bachelor of Maori Language and Indigenous Studies

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Te Reo Māori

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Entry requirements

NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved subjects; and Literacy (10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing); and Numeracy (10 credits at Level 1 or above); and 12 credits Te Reo Maori Level 1 (or equivalent).
Or Certificate in Maori Studies (Te Ata Hou) or Diploma in Maori Studies (Te Hapara)
IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest)

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To empower and enable students to become highly proficient speakers of Te Reo and to contribute positively towards raising awareness of Māori, Pasifika and other indigenous perspectives and kaupapa in a range of cross disciplinary contexts.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

AUT International Excellence Scholarship- Southeast Asia


$5000 NZDContribution to fees

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AUT International Excellence Scholarship - South Asia


NZD$5,000Contribution to fees

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544

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