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Arts - Māori Language Te Reo Māori, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Are you passionate about the survival, retention and revitalisation of te reo Māori? Studying the Arts - Māori Language Te Reo Māori language at the University of Waikato, you'll explore the world of te reo and its accompanying traditions while picking up vital cultural skills for today's diverse workplace.
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Overview

Why to study

The ability to be fluent in both Māori and English has become increasingly important within a number of professional areas including education, medicine, research, media, government and tourism.

You'll learn in a supportive environment incorporating new and exciting ways to deliver the language and with practitioners who are committed to the ongoing survival, retention and maintenance of te reo Māori.

The Arts - Māori Language Te Reo Māori programme at the University of Waikato enables you to learn the language from an introductory level through to advanced. We are the only university that teaches level 3 during undergraduate study.  This gives you the advantage of attaining advanced language skills before progressing to graduate level or moving into the workforce.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners
  • Te Reo Maori Introductory
  • Polynesian Ethnography 
  • Language, Society and Culture 
  • Melanesian Ethnography 
  • Cultures and Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16317 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4086 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4086 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 6,117 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 24,425 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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