Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies MMaor
The MMaor 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.
Candidates wishing to enrol in the Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies must have either:
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree with a major in Te Reo Māori or Māori 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 Māori and Indigenous Studies or Te Reo Māori 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 Māori and Indigenous Studies and/or Te Reo Māori; or
- completed the four courses for the Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Studies with Merit or Distinction.
- four other courses chosen from MAOR 401–480; and one Major Research Dissertation (MAOR 590); or
- five other courses chosen from MAOR 402–480; and one Minor Research Dissertation (MAOR 591); or
- five other courses chosen from MAOR402–480; and two Research Papers (MAOR 592 and MAOR 593).
Students will normally complete at least four courses before enrolling for a Research Dissertation. MAOR 590 and MAOR 591 will normally be taken over the whole year, MAOR 592 in the first semester and MAOR 593 in the second semester.
Two to three years full-time or up to six years part-time.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies (University Regulations website).