Maori Media and Communication (2019)

Māori Media and Communication is about gaining an understanding of the historical, political, cultural and social contexts in which media and communication practices develop and operate. It provides the opportunity for students to gain particular in depth understandings of traditional and contemporary forms of Māori communication through Māori media forms including the study of kapa haka, Māori art, Māori film making, the Treaty of Waitangi and other oral traditions.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Māori Media and Communication major, Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma from 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.


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  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(MaoriMedia) and GradDip(MaoriMedia)

    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Maori Media and Communication at an advanced level in their first degree.

    For further details, contact the Faculty of Maori and Pacific Development.

  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(MaoriMedia), PGDip(MaoriMedia), BA(Hons), BMCT(Hons), MA and MMCT

    Candidates enrolling in the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, BA(Hons) and BMCT(Hons) in Māori Media and Communication should have at least a B average over their 300 level Māori Media and Communication papers. Candidates for the MMCT in Māori Media and Communication should normally have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in Māori Media and Communication and achieved at least a B+ average over their 300 level Māori Media and Communication papers. Note that CRPC591, CRPC592, CRPC593 and SMST501 may not be counted towards the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, BA(Hons) or MA.

    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate, students must complete 60 points at 500 level, including MMAC521 and 30 points from CRPC591, CRPC592, CRPC593, DEVS504 or SMST511.

    To complete the Postgraduate Diploma, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including MMAC521 and at least 60 points from CRPC591, CRPC592, CRPC593, DEVS504 or SMST511.

    To complete a BA(Hons) in Māori Media and Communication, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including MMAC521, MMAC591 and at least one of DEVS504 or SMST511.

    To complete a BMCT(Hons) in Māori Media and Communication, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including CRPC591, SMST501 and 60 points chosen from DEVS504, MMAC521, SMST511 or MAOR570.

    To complete an MA in Māori Media and Communication, students must take a 120 point thesis, a 90 point thesis and 30 points from approved 500 level papers, or a 60 point dissertation and 60 points in approved 500 level papers.

    To complete a MMCT in Māori Media and Communication, students must complete 180 points at 500 level, including CRPC593, SMST501 and 60 points chosen from DEVS504, MMAC521, SMST511 or MAOR570.

  • Prescriptions for the MPhil

    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • Prescriptions for the PhD

    The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    CRPC591Creative Research Project19B (Hamilton)
    Students undertake a collaboratively-designed creative research project that demonstrates the research topic and creative process. Students complete an individual action research report that documents and analyses research methods and findings in the context of relevant theory and practice.
    CRPC592Dissertation19C (Hamilton)
    Students complete a self-designed research project and dissertation that demonstrates the research process and analyses the findings in the context of relevant theory and practice.
    CRPC593Creative Research Thesis19C (Hamilton)
    Students will complete a collaboratively-designed creative research project that demonstrates the research topic and creative process. In an individual action report, students document and analyse research methods and findings in the context of relevant theory and practice. Students subsequently design and complete a research proje...
  • 800 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MMAC800Maori Media and Communication MPhil Thesis19C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
  • 900 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MMAC900Maori Media and Communication PhD Thesis19C (Hamilton)
    No description available.

2019 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 11 October 2018 3:33pm

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