Bachelor of Maori and Pacific Development

University of Waikato

Subject area

Tikanga - Māori Customs



3 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,347 $19,041
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,881 $20,644
Total $13,228 $39,685

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $45,154
Earnings range $33,516 - $52,786
In employment 65%
In further study 28%
On a benefit 2%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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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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Where does this information come from?

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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.

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