Following on from our level 4 programme, Te Hapūtanga o te Ao Tikanga is the next step to continue to develop your understanding of tikanga protocols and cultural practices relating to the specialised area of interest your studies are focused on.
You’ll further advance your technical and practical skills of tikanga within their proper context. You will also develop your ability to critically consider and analyse the thinking behind tikanga and its many applications in not only te ao Māori, but the modern world around us.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
This qualification is for people who wish to in-depth knowledge of tikanga within a specialist field, founded on a Māori world view.
Graduates of this qualification will have a broad range of knowledge and skills to self-manage, and contribute to, to tikanga practice within defined contexts.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to take responsibility to self-manage their own learning and performance. They will be able to apply knowledge fundamental to tikanga practice, within a chosen field of work, or study, and across the community in general.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 40 weeks. You will be required to attend 248 hours (an average of 7 hours per week) that may be made up of:
You’ll also need to participate in learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:
Dates of your delivery schedule will be confirmed at enrolment. Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You will need to have access to an internet-connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
You can continue on to the Level 6 programme, Te Whānautanga o te Ao Tikanga.I want to use my qualification
Specialising in a specific tikanga practice will enable you to identify and apply tikanga in that practice and compare its application in other practices.
Mana Tangata | 30 Credits
Reflect on and evaluate your own practice of tikanga to identify and self-manage strengths and weaknesses as an expression of mana tangata.
Mana Whenua | 30 Credits
Apply theoretical knowledge of tikanga concepts to form and affirm relationships between people and the physical world as an expression of mana whenua.
Mana Reo | 30 Credits
Use a broad range of reo structures and tikanga practices to enhance mana reo.
Mana Ao Tūroa | 30 Credits
Apply and integrate a broad range of tikanga concepts and practices as an expression of mana ao tūroa.