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.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.

For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.

For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

Courses

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

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 our Undergraduate Adviser.