Bachelor of Maori and Pacific Development

University of Waikato

Subject area

Tikanga - Māori Customs

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have an in-depth understanding of development strategies that inform the organization of grassroots communities. They will have an understanding of how development strategies influence relationships between communities, the State and the wider Pacific region. They will develop skills to become informed social analysts and critical thinkers who are competent fieldwork researchers with Maori and Pacific Island communities. They will have the ability to critically engage in dialogue and development-related activities within informal environments with community groups and within formal environments in University, public management and business contexts.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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