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Master's degree

Master of Te Reo Māori

MTeReo
29 November 2023

UC's Master of Te Reo Māori (MTeReo) prepares you for a professional career in te reo Māori. Find out about studying an MTeReo through our Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts.

DURATION

Master of Te Reo Māori

Degree Structure - Duration
2 years full-time

START

Master of Te Reo Māori

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

POINTS

240

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 240 points:

  • Domestic — $16,368
  • International — $30,900

Overview


Master of Te Reo Māori

Introduction

The Master of Te Reo Māori prepares graduates for a professional career in te reo Māori.

It provides advanced knowledge of the language, and an introduction to research, emphasising linguistic competence and critical thinking about a range of contemporary and historical aspects of te reo.


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Master of Te Reo Māori

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

Anyone wishing to enrol in the MTeReo must have either:

  • a bachelor's degree with a major in Te Reo Māori, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • a bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma in Arts in Te Reo Māori, or another equivalent qualifying degree, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • 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.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Te Reo Māori or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Master of Te Reo Māori

Subjects and Courses - Body

Subjects and courses

Complete two compulsory courses, courses towards an endorsement, and a choice of either a dissertation, research courses, or a project.

Endorsement options:

For the list of courses for each endorsement, see the Master of Te Reo Māori Schedule.

  • Matihiko (Digital Technologies)
  • Pāpāho (Media and Communication)
  • Te Rangahau (Research)
  • Titonga (Music Composition)
  • Tuhinga Auaha (Creative Writing)
  • Tuhinga Hautaka (Professional Writing)
  • Whakarauora Reo (Language Revitalisation)
  • Whakawhiti Reo (Translation)

Master of Te Reo Māori

Further Study - Body

Further study

You can go on to study a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Te Reo Māori.

Master of Te Reo Māori

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 240 points):

  • Domestic — $16,368
  • International — $30,900

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 240 points):

  • Domestic — $7,555 - $7,961
  • International — $29,000

SSL estimate (per 240 points):

  • 2024 — $1375.50 (capped at 150 points per academic year)
  • 2023 — $992.40

Master of Te Reo Māori

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my degree?

The MTeReo (240 points) consists of compulsory Te Reo Māori courses, further courses towards an endorsement, and a choice of either a dissertation, research, or a project. You will normally complete at least four courses before enrolling for a dissertation.

The degree takes 2 years full-time, or up to 4 years part-time.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Te Reo Māori.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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