Qualification Overview

Te Reo Maori Title Te Ohoka
Qualification Title Bachelor of Maori Language and Indigenous Studies
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Language and Literature » Te Reo Maori
Strategic Purpose Statement
To empower and enable students to become highly proficient speakers of Te Reo and to contribute positively towards raising awareness of Māori, Pasifika and other indigenous perspectives and kaupapa in a range of cross disciplinary contexts.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this programme will be able to: Apply their bilingual skills in social, professional and/or business settings to enhance communication to a level equivalent to or above B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (Council of Europe 2011); Participate and contribute confidently in a range of indigenous community contexts underpinned by Maori and/or Pasifika customs, protocols and practice; Contribute positively to the development of the Maori Community and community awareness of Maori kaupapa; Contribute to a specific industry sector of development for Iwi and other Maori communities within local and/or national and/or international settings; Communicate and function effectively with local iwi protocol and dialect, and in a bicultural context;
Apply an understanding of the nature of culture and one's own identity to an intercultural context. Conceptualise language as a structural system, how these structural systems vary in different languages and how they apply to Te Reo Maori; Appreciate global views of language and the social and political attitudes within selected cultures towards language use; Work independently to set and achieve goals through reflection, review, problem solving and a motivated approach to work; use research to inform decision making; and Apply specialised and/or interdisciplinary learning to bicultural settings.
Education pathways
Graduates are able to pursue study in the following areas: Graduate Diploma in Teaching, Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching, Post Graduate studies or Graduate Certificates and Diplomas (eg AUT Masters in Arts (Maori); CPIT Graduate Diplomas in Business/Applied Management).
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements
NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved subjects; and Literacy (10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing); and Numeracy (10 credits at Level 1 or above); and 12 credits Te Reo Maori Level 1 (or equivalent).
Or Certificate in Maori Studies (Te Ata Hou) or Diploma in Maori Studies (Te Hapara)
IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest)
Education Organisation Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Developed By Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2828
Status Current
Created March 2015
Next Review December 2020
Content
Our degree has been specially designed with the needs and career goals of modern speakers of Te Reo Maori in mind.
Our goal is to provide you with especially strong skills in written and spoken Te Reo Maori as well as an understanding of how you can make Te Reo Maori an important part of your career in Aotearoa and across the globe

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