Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Tāhuhu Mātauranga Māori
Qualification Type Masters Degree
Level 9
Credits 240
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Studies in Human Society » Tikanga - Maori Customs
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for fluent and highly proficient speakers and writers of te reo Māori who are active contributors to the reclaimation, preservation and revitalisation of mātauranga Māori as an authentic, relevant and resilient knowledge system. It has the potential to inform the foundation for whānau, hapū and iwi development and prosperity.

The Tāhuhu Mātauranga Māori provides whānau, hapū, iwi and other organisations with exponents of mātauranga Māori who are able to provide specialist knowledge to advise and lead decision making in a variety of iwi and hapū, educational, and other social contexts.

Graduates will be able to represent whānau, hapū, iwi and other organisations with authority at local and national level. They will be advanced researchers, critical and strategic thinkers, and transformational leaders who are able to draw on hapū and iwi knowledge to lead the development of whānau, hapū, iwi and other programmes.
Graduate profile
Graduates of Tāhuhu Mātauranga Māori will be:

1. advocates and exemplars of mātauranga Māori, and effective enablers of positive change where mātauranga Māori is needed for the foundation and operation of whānau, hapū and iwi development and prosperity.

2. highly proficient speakers and writers of the Māori language able to articulate mātauranga Māori with clarity, depth and authority for the application by, and the benefit of whānau, hapū and iwi, and other organisations.

3. highly proficient researchers able to lead and/or contribute significantly to whānau, hapū and iwi, and other organisations where mātauranga Māori expertise is needed.

4. transformational leaders and/or workers able to develop, lead, and/or assist areas concerned with mātauranga Māori retention, restoration and growth and the development and prosperity of whānau, hapū and iwi.

5. critical, agile, and innovative thinkers, and academically astute scholars capable of identifying and applying mātauranga Māori and its roles and functions to effect positive change within whānau, hapū and iwi, and other organisations.

6. repositories and wellsprings of whānau, hapū and iwi mātauranga.
Education pathways
This qualification could lead to:
Ph.D studies
Tāhuhu Te Reo Māori
Tāhuhu Ahunga Tikanga
Tāhuhu Whakahaere
Employment pathways
Kaiwhakaako - Kura Tuarua, Whare Wānanga
Kaitohutohu - Tikanga me te reo Māori
Kaitohutohu - Tikanga ā-iwi
Kairangahau
Kaiwhakapāho
Kaiwhakahaere ki ngā rōpū tuku ihoTo find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Candidates must be able to satisfy the programme staff that they have the te reo Māori capacity, research skills, and study discipline to successfully undertake postgraduate study.
Education Organisation Te Wananga o Raukawa
Developed By Te Wananga o Raukawa
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number RK0010
Status Current
Created December 2016
Next Review December 2017
Content
The course includes advanced te reo Maaori studies, advanced maatauranga Maori studies including literature research & completion of a thesis.

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