[[Overview]] The Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies prepares graduates for a professional career in this area. It provides advanced knowledge of the subject, and an introduction to research and research-based knowledge, emphasising critical thinking. It consists of four Māori and Indigenous Studies courses followed by further coursework and research papers or a dissertation.
[[Qualification specific requirements]] Candidates wishing to enrol in the Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies must have one fo the following: *Qualified for a Bachelor's degree with a major in Te Reo Maori or Maori and Indigenous Studies or a related subject, with at least a B+ average in 60 points at 300-level; or *Qualified for a Bachelor's degree and have completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts in either Te Reo Maori or Maori and Indigenous Studies with at least a B+ average in 60 points at 300-level; or *Qualified for a Bachelor's degree and demonstrated a substantial level of professional experience in Te Reo Maori or Maori and Indigenous Studies *Completed the four courses for the Postgraduate Diploma Maori Indigenous Studies with Merit or Distinction.
[[Qualification structure and duration]] The course of study for the degree comprises one of the following: *MAOR401 Te Matakahi: Indigenous Critical Theory *MAOR402 Nga Take: Nga Tohetohe *MAOR403 Korero Nehera: Ancient History of the Maori
And either: *Four other courses chosen from MAOR401–480 and one Major Research Dissertation (MAOR590) *Five other courses chosen from MAOR402–480 and one Minor Research Dissertation (MAOR591) *Five other courses chosen from MAOR402–480 and two Research Papers (MAOR592 and MAOR593)
Students will normally complete at least four courses before enrolling for a Research Dissertation. MAOR590 Rangahau - Major Research Dissertation and MAOR591 Rangahau - Minor Research Dissertation will normally be taken over the whole year, MAOR592 Rangahau - Research Paper in the first semester and MAOR593 Rangahau - Research Paper in the second semester.
Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from a New Zealand university, or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered to be equivalent.If you gained your qualifications overseas, these will need to be assessed to make sure they are of an equivalent standard.
Recipient: University of Canterbury
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