Undergraduate study in Māori Studies

What you can study in Māori Studies

You can choose from different Māori Studies courses to suit your interests and career goals. You can study Māori language, Māori and the media, material culture, history, politics and Māori performing arts (kapa haka).

Structuring your major in Māori Studies

You can take a major in Māori Studies as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.


Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Māori Studies. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Maori Studies major:

  • Three courses from MĀORI 101, 103, 104, 201, 203, 204, 301, 302

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

Our friendly staff will provide you with advice on planning your degree and enrolling in your courses at Student Hubs.

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