Postgraduate study in Māori Studies

What you can study in Māori Studies

As a postgraduate student you can study Māori language and literature, material culture, society and culture, politics, media and Māori development.

Māori Studies staff have an exceptional record of research and publication. You will benefit from that legacy in our research-based teaching programmes and can contribute to it by your own work.

Our students and staff actively contribute to Māori development by advancing Māori knowledge. We have a strong commitment to serving Māori communities.

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Māori Studies

A BA with a major in Māori Studies or approval of the Head of School or nominee. You must have an average grade of B or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Master of Arts in Māori Studies

120-point (one-year) MA

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Māori Studies with an average grade of B or higher.

240-point (two-year) MA

A BA with a major in Māori Studies or approval of the Head of School or nominee. You must have an average grade of B or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Structuring your specialisation in Māori Studies

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Māori Studies

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 BA(Hons) schedule for Māori Studies

Master of Arts in Māori Studies

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 MA schedule for Māori Studies

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Māori Studies:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Māori Studies, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.