Qualification Overview

Te Reo Maori Title He Waka Hiringa
Qualification Title He Waka Hiringa - Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge
Qualification Type Masters Degree
Level 9
Credits 240
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Other Society and Culture » Society and Culture not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The aim of the programme is to produce graduates who demonstrate the qualities of Mauri ora with an emphasis on Reflective and critical practice Actualisation of potential Principle driven practice for a purpose Individual excellence for collective success Individual transformation (It is envisaged that individual transformation will lead to whanau transformation through the compounding context of the applied practice.) Graduates are eligible to pathway into doctoral level programmes, or alternatively, have the skills necessary to fulfil senior or leadership roles within the field of indigenous knowledge.
Graduate profile
A graduate of He Waka Hiringa is able to Show evidence of advanced knowledge in a specialist area of indigenous knowledge. Understand and apply sophisticated theoretical knowledge including Maori principles and philosophies (or other indigenous equivalent). Critically evaluate the findings and discussions from relevant literature. Rangahau, analyse and argue from evidence. Independently self-reflect on all aspects of learning and practice. Transfer and apply knowledge to new situations. Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, critique, and problem solving. Contribute to an indigenous community through completion of a community based project; provide leadership within a specific field, and modelling of principle based practice. Pursue lifelong learning, either community based or at doctoral level within a field of indigenous knowledge. Pursue individual excellence for collective success, generating an holistic methodology.
Education pathways
Refer to case C07537
Employment pathways
Refer to case C07537To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
The entry requirements for this programme are that akonga are: 1. A New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident. (Alternatively for international fee paying akonga an IELTS score of 7.0 is required.) AND 2. A minimum of 16 years of age or over (unless exemption has been granted) at the commencement of the programme. AND Meet the eligibility, suitability for admission and external support criteria as outlined in the Programme Pre-Enrolment Guidelines. Pre-Enrolment Guidelines An undergraduate degree or equivalent in any relevant area Or Documentary evidence of a high order of indigenous knowledge gained through formal study, professional or other experience, and have demonstrated interest in, and aptitude for, scholarship And A Project-based idea that connects to the land, ocean, sky, people, or some other elemental aspect of the environment, And Significant contribution to Maori society, or other indigenous people/culture, And Kaitiaki - letters of support from hapu, iwi, or community group(s). Note: All applicants are required to meet with the Interview Panel to present their applications
Education Organisation Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Developed By Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2810
Status Current
Created February 2015
Next Review February 2017
Content
The content of He Waka Hiringa will include Maori and indigenous principles and philosophies. Highly specialised indigenous knowledge, some of which is at the forefront of knowledge (connected to the land, sky, people, or some other elemental aspect of the environment). Contemporary and historical issues. Advanced indigenous knowledge. Existing or emerging indigenous challenges.

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