Te Ara Pourewa/​Graduate Diploma in Heritage and Museum Studies


Subject area

Art History

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Entry requirements

Either an undergraduate degree, preferably in Maori studies or Maori art and design, although applicants with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines will be considered; or applicants who are able to demonstrate equivalent educational, professional and/or professional experience will be considered.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the programme is to produce highly sought after graduates who have traditional knowledge, heritage management and community interest and skills which contribute to the longevity of Maori taonga now and in the future. Graduates will be well placed to contribute to the recognition and revitalization of the heritage of New Zealand, to focus on re-thinking how this heritage is managed and to secure this heritage for the future.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905
Email: info@eit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.eit.ac.nz

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