Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Maori Advancement (Te Paritutanga o Te Te Reo)
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Studies in Human Society » Tikanga - Maori Customs
Strategic Purpose Statement
The aim of the Bachelor of Māori Advancement is to advance global well-being through self-determination, intellectual sovereignty and contributions of consequence to iwi, hapū, whānau and self. The qualification equips tauira with culturally relevant practices that advance mātauranga Māori. In doing so, it provides a framework for engaging with the bodies of knowledge and theories that are critical to the understanding of the fields covered in this degree. In addition, this same framework can be reapplied over and over again through life as new bodies of knowledge are encountered and engaged with.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this programme will be able to Confidently and consistently model and exhibit the values, practices, kaupapa and tikanga within their professional and personal contexts Be high performers in bicultural, Maori and mainstream work environments Competently display an ability to apply principle and theory into their practice Competently and consistently demonstrate high levels of ethical and professional performance in their practice Competently demonstrate a high level of social and personal responsibility to whanau, hapu, marae and iwi, colleagues, people and other cultures
Education pathways
Not available
Employment pathways
Not availableTo find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
As an alternative to the entry requirements for Bachelor of Māori Advancement, tauira for the degree with a strand in Te Paritūtanga o Te Reo may be granted entry if they have gained one of the following qualifications:-
* a National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Te Reo Rangatira Level 2; or
* a National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Te Reo Māori (Level 3); or
* a Certificate in Te Pūtaketanga o te reo (Level 4); or
* an equivalent te reo Māori qualification of 120 credits at Level 4; or
* a Diploma in Te Ara Reo Māori (Level 5); or
* Te Aupikitanga ki te reo Kairangi (Level 6)

In addition, tauira are required to:-
* attend an interview and
* successfully complete the pre-entry competency assessment

The purpose of the pre-entry competency assessment at Year one is to assess the linguistic competence and Māori language comprehension ability of tauira and to ensure tauira have the potential to thrive in an immersion environment.
Tauira enrolling directly into Year two of the programme are required to:-
* attend an interview. The purpose of the interview for Year two is to gauge the Māori language learning previously gained by tauira and to determine whether tauira have the potential to thrive in an immersion environment
and
* successfully complete the pre-entry competency assessment
Education Organisation Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Developed By Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1749
Status Current
Created October 2011
Last Reviewed February 2015
Next Review November 2012
Content
The imperative in this degree is the coalescence of knowledge to understand the past, engage in the present, and design the future. The programme is underpinned by takepū - principled approaches to practice based on te ao Māori thinking, and knowledge and wisdoms that are applicable and adaptable to all bodies of knowledge.

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