Master of Maori and Pacific Development

University of Waikato

Subject area

Tikanga - Māori Customs

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Entry requirements

BA or BMPD degree or equivalent. Those students who have an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in a relevant field, may take 120 credits to complete the MMPD.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the ability to develop lines of argument and make sound judgements in accordance with basic theories and concepts in their subject(s), present, evaluate, and interpret qualitative and quantitative data and evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, to propose new hypotheses. They will be able to contribute towards the enhancement of social, cultural, political, and economic development in New Zealand and overseas.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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