Te Paritūtanga o Te Reo

Bachelor of Māori Advancement

  • Level 7
  • 3 yrs 36 weeks per year
  • Fees apply

Programme overview:

Combine academic excellence and cultural expertise with Te Paritūtanga o te Reo. This 3-year, total immersion degree programme combines Māori cultural principles and practices to learn te reo Māori through research and exploration. Dependent on delivery location, you'll have the option of specialising in:

  • Te whakawhiti reo (Translation and interpretation)
  • Te reo haka (Language of haka and waiata composition)
  • He rautaki whakaako reo (Language teaching strategies)
  • Te whakarauora reo (Language regeneration)

Advance Māori culture, language, values and practices in Aotearoa and the world.

You'll learn about:

You'll learn about:

  • Taumata atakura (Principled approaches underpinned by mātauranga Māori)
  • Kia tika (Leadership)
  • Kia rere (Engagement)
  • Kia Māori (Innovation)
  • Wetereo (Grammar and structure)
  • Tikanga Māori
  • Ngā momo reo (Formal and informal language)
  • Te whakawhiti reo (Translation and interpretation))

You'll know how to:

You'll know how to:

  • speak te reo Māori at an advanced level
  • confidently and consistently model and exhibit values, practices, kaupapa and tikanga
  • be a high performer in bicultural, Māori and mainstream work environments
  • display an ability to apply principle and theory into your practice
  • demonstrate high levels of ethical and professional performance
  • demonstrate a high level of social and personal responsibility to colleagues, people and other cultures

How you'll study:

  • noho marae with some weekly classes and online delivery
  • programme delivered in te reo Māori

Entry criteria:

You'll need one of the following (or equivalent):

  • NCEA Level 2 (Reo Rangatira)
  • NCEA Level 3 (Reo Māori)
  • a Level 4 te reo Māori qualification (120 credits or more) and,
  • successfully complete the pre-entry competency assessment

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Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You can take this further by applying to enrol on our Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge.

I want to use my qualification

You could use this qualification anywhere a strong foundation in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga is required. This includes as a translator, TV producer, te reo Māori advocate, teacher of te reo Māori and also revitalisation strategist.

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