Are you an experienced practitioner of indigenous knowledge who wants to enhance your education and practice and give back to your community? He Waka Hiringa - Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge is the ideal choice.
This practical master's programme provides you with a qualification, while enabling you to plan and complete a community based project. It is an opportunity to broaden your worldview, explore indigenous knowledge from humanistic, ancestral or sacred perspectives and make a difference to your community.
Underpinned by indigenous values and principles, He Waka Hiringa challenges practitioners to consider the holistic needs of indigenous people from a traditional and contemporary perspective. Through applied practice and rangahau you will explore how your practice can address current issues affecting indigenous people locally or globally.
This programme attracts practitioners such as educators, social workers, artists, health workers, healers, environmentalists, reo and tikanga experts.
When you pass this master's degree, you'll get this qualification:
You might be eligible to further your education through doctoral study at other institutions.I want to use my qualification
You can increase your career opportunities within your specialist field of practice.
This master's degree consists of 240 credits delivered over 2 years. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
You'll also need to complete other learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 24 hours per week.
You'll also need to complete other learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 27.5 hours per week.
Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You’ll need to have access to an internet connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
All applicants are required to meet with the interview panel to present their applications.
The 2021 fees for this degree are:
Year 1: $5,724
Year 2: $5,596