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Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

PGDipHP
12 October 2023

UC offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning (PGDipHP). This diploma will help you promote leadership and raise knowledge of te reo Māori in bilingual, immersion, and mainstream settings. Find out about studying a PGDipHP through our Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education.

DURATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

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

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $8,184
  • International — $35,400

Overview


Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

Introduction

The Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning (PGDipHP) aims to develop high-quality graduates who will promote leadership and raise knowledge of te reo Māori in bilingual, immersion, and mainstream settings.

This qualification is ideal for early childhood, primary and secondary teachers who want to upskill their te reo Māori and teaching skills. All courses are taught through the medium of re reo Māori.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

For entry to the PGDipHP, you need to have one of the following:

  • an Aotearoa teaching degree
  • any bachelor's degree with a major in Education or related subject, with at least a B Grade Average
  • a three-year diploma in Early Childhood, Primary, or Secondary Teaching
  • equivalent study from other approved degrees.

The selection process also involves a hui with the Programme Coordinator to assess your level of te reo Māori fluency and ensure you will be able to succeed in your study.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning 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.

Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

Career - Body

Career opportunities

This Diploma will give you professional development as a teacher of te ao Māori, and an opportunity to seek leadership roles promoting te reo use in schools.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,184
  • International — $35,400

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $7,961
  • International — $34,000

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my diploma?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu is made up of a total 120 points of compulsory courses taught and assessed in te reo Māori, including noho marae.

It can be completed within 1 year full-time, or part-time for up to 2 years.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Hōaka Pounamu | Māori Bilingual and Immersion Teaching and Learning.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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