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Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships

04 October 2023
Engage with mana whenua and other indigenous communities to work towards the shared goal of sustainability and wellbeing for all.
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Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships

Introduction

Making a difference in our global sustainability will need the lived experiences of all cultures, building on the diversity of our world views and histories. Our efforts continue to recognise, engage with, and respect Indigenous and local knowledge as critical to effective problem-solving.

This major is for those who want to learn how to engage respectfully and effectively with mana whenua and other Indigenous communities to advance the aspirations of local communities and the goals of sustainability and wellbeing for all.

Be the next generation of kaitiaki and help others to grow.

Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships

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What will my study involve?

  • Learn about Māori and Pacific relationships with natural resources, and current issues in Aotearoa politics.
  • Engage with local communities and iwi through field studies and an internship.
  • Customisable major so you can follow your interests, such as in activism, policy, natural resource management, business, economics, and health.
  • Develop collaboration and leadership values, including respect and understanding of manaakitanga (hospitality) and whakawhanaungatanga (connections).

Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships

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Courses

Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships major

For the major in the Bachelor of Social and Environmental Sustainability, complete the following courses:

100-level

200-level

300-level

Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Partnerships

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Career opportunities

Many industries seek out graduates with leadership skills and cultural awareness. This major will teach you how to build relationships and help communities, regions, and businesses transform their cultural values and sustainable practices.

Career pathways could include:

  • government sectors
  • advisory and project consultancy
  • management
  • communications and stakeholder engagement.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

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