Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Degree of Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership (MMIL - 180 points)

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2018 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website). Find key terms in the Glossary of terms.

Regulations for the Degree of Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership

These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for the University.

1.
Version
(a)
These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.
(b)
This degree was first offered in 2017.
2.
Variations

In exceptional circumstances the Dean of Arts (Academic) may approve a personal programme of study which does not conform to these regulations.

3.
The structure of the qualification
To qualify for the Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership a student must be credited with a total of 180 points including:
(a)
MAOR 430, MAOR 431, MAOR 680 and ARTS 495;
(b)
30 points of 400-level coursework from the schedule of any postgraduate degree approved by the Head of School; and
(c)
either MAOR 679 or MAOR 681.

On the basis of previous study, a student may, with the permission of the Head of School, be permitted to replace a course or courses with another postgraduate course or courses approved by the Head of School.

A student may, with the approval of the Head of School and Dean of Arts (Academic), take their elective course or courses in 3 (b) at another tertiary institution.

4.
Admission to the qualification
To be admitted to the Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership a student must:
(a)
either
i.
have qualified for a bachelor’s degree, with a B average or better in 60 points of 300-level courses in the majoring subject; or
ii.
have qualified for a bachelor’s degree and completed a qualifying course with a B average or better in 60 points of 300-level courses; or
iii.
have completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership with at least a B average across both courses; or
iv.
have been admitted with Academic Equivalent Status as fulfilling these requirements; and
(b)
have had three or more years of professional experience in the Māori sector since graduation, as approved by the Dean of Arts (Academic) and have submitted a portfolio of experience and attended a selection interview; and
(c)
been approved as a student for the degree by the Dean of Arts (Academic).

A student who has not qualified for a degree may be permitted to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership subject to the approval of the Head of School and the Dean of Arts (Academic). Such students will be required to produce evidence to the satisfaction of the Dean of Arts (Academic) of their eligibility for entry through extensive practical, professional or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind.

5.
Subjects

The subject for this degree is Māori and Indigenous Leadership.

6.
Time limits
(a)
The time limit for a full-time student is:
i.
a minimum of 12 months
ii.
a maximum of 18 months.
(b)
The time limit for part-time student is:
i.
a minimum of 24 months
ii.
a maximum of 36 months.
7.
Transfers of credit, substitutions and cross-credits

This qualification adheres to the General Conditions for Credit and Transfer Regulations with no additional stipulations.

8.
Progression

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University, with no additional stipulations.

9.
Honours, Distinction and Merit

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University and may be awarded with distinction and merit.

10.
Pathways to other qualifications
(a)
A student who has completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership with at least a B average across both courses, may apply to enrol in the Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership and to transfer their courses to that degree.
(b)
A student who has not met the requirements of the Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership, or who wishes to transfer, may apply to the Dean of the College of Arts for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership, the Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Leadership or the Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Studies provided they meet the requirements for those qualifications.

Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree of Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership

For full course information, go to www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses

Course Code Course Title
MAOR 430 Maori Leadership
MAOR 431 Comparative Indigenous Models and Theories of Development
MAOR 679 Cross-Cultural Research
MAOR 680 Research Essay
MAOR 681 Research Project
PACE 495 Professional and Community Engagement Internship
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