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 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, karanga and whaikōrero experts.
When you pass this master's degree, you'll get this qualification:
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You can increase your career opportunities within your specialist field of practice.
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 21 hours per week.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
The 2020 fees are:
Year 1: $5,664.73
Year 2: $5,535.26
First time tertiary students studying fee paying programmes may be able to study fee free in their first year. To find out whether you are eligible visit: feesfree.govt.nz.