Wai Ora (Level 4)
Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi
Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified
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Health and safety regulations must be adhered to according to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification underpinned by mātauranga Māori is intended to provide the graduate with broad theoretical, technical, practical knowledge and skills, to equip tauira with information and tools, and to enhance their rights as kaitiaki of their natural interests and resources.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide whānau, hapū and iwi, with graduates who are able to understand and apply sustainability practices to coastal and freshwater bodies based on mātauranga Māori within local environments.
Marae, whānau, hapū and iwi will benefit from having graduates who have skills and knowledge in mātauranga Māori and contemporary science to care for, develop, sustain, enhance and manage their own environment to support and guide current and future generations.
Graduates will further be able to utilise their skills and knowledge to provide broad strategies to protect and manage freshwater and marine bodies for the benefit of their own marae, whānau, hapū and iwi.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Environmental Studies at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant
Rural Communities Trust
So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.