Master of Maori Studies

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Subject area

Tikanga - Māori Customs

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Entry requirements

Admission to a Graduate programme will be subject to the approval of the Head of School, Graduate studies upon application (Admission Form 1).

The general eligibility criteria is that a candidate shall;
have qualified with a relevant Bachelor's, Bachelor of Honours, Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma or Master's Degree or with a B+ average*,
have been granted admission ad eundem statum (admission with equivalent status) as entitled to proceed to a Masters' or;
have applied to the Head of School, Graduate studies, and been accepted into the Masters' programme.
Each Masters' Degree major may also hold specific criteria and students are encouraged to read the regulations specific to each major.

Upon application, the Head of School will consider the admission of candidates with less than a B+ average to the Graduate Certificate, taking into account the academic potential of candidates, the publication record or other relevant factors such as experience and time-factors

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To give graduates
the skills to work for the advancement of their communities in the social, cultural and economic fields as agents for change
advanced skills to work in Indigenous organisations - community-based, government-based, or in the private sector, and to enable graduates to make contributions towards social, educational and economical development of Maori communities through research and qualifications.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 3063285
Fax: (07) 3063285

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