Master of Te Reo Māori MTeReo
The MTeReo prepares graduates for a professional career in this area. It provides advanced knowledge of the language, an introduction to research-based knowledge about te reo Māori and an introduction to research, emphasising linguistic competence and critical thinking about a range of contemporary and historical aspects of the language. It consists of the advanced language course TREO 401 Te Reo: Te Kōhure and three other Te Reo Māori courses followed by further coursework and research papers or a dissertation.
Candidates wishing to enrol in the Master of Te Reo Māori must have either:
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree with a major in Te Reo Māori, 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 Te Reo Māori or Te Pourua Reo: Diploma in Te Reo Māori with at least a B+ average in 60 points at 300-level; or
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree and have both relevant professional experience and a high level of competency in Te Reo Māori; or
- completed the four courses for the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori with Merit or Distinction.
The course of study comprises TREO 401; and either:
- four other courses chosen from TREO 402–480; and one Major Research Dissertation (TREO 590); or
- five other courses chosen from TREO 402–480; and one Minor Research Dissertation (TREO 591); or
- five other courses chosen from TREO 402–480; and two Research Papers (TREO 592 and TREO 593).
Students will normally complete at least four courses before enrolling for a Research Dissertation. TREO 590 and TREO 591 will normally be taken over the whole year, TREO 592 in the first semester and TREO 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 Te Reo Māori (University Regulations website).