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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