Maori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Maori (2018)

A programme in Tikanga Maori offers students the opportunity to study Maori cultural studies to a high level of competency.

Note: NOTE: There will be no new enrolments in the Tikanga Maori major, Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies for programme advice. Students may not include more than two MPDV coded papers in their programme of study. Admission to some 300 level Tikanga Maori papers is at the discretion of the lecturer.


  • 100 level

    • MAORI123  - A Basic Introduction to the Marae
  • 200 level

  • 300 level

    • FMIS396 - 18C (BLK)  - Work Placement
    • HIST330 - 18A (HAM)  - Researching Iwi/Maori History
    • MMAC321  - Maori Media: Challenges of Representation
    • MPDV300 - 18A (HAM)  - Contemporary and Critical Issues in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Development
    • MPDV302 - 18B (HAM)  - Sustainable Development in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Contexts
    • MPDV390  - Directed Study
    • SCIEN305 - 18S (HAM)  - Science and Matauranga Maori
    • TIKA310 - 18A (HAM)  - Nga Pepeha, nga Whakatauki me nga Kupu Whakaari: Proverbial and Prophetic Sayings
    • TIKA341  - Nga Taonga Puoro mai i te Ao Tawhito ki te Ao Hou: Ancient and Contemporary Music of the Maori
    • TIKA351  - Te Aho Reikura: Creative Practice in Maori Fibre Arts
    • TIKA357 - 18B (HAM)  - Mahi Whakaari: Maori Performing Arts
    • TIKA360  - Special Topic
    • TIKA363 - 18A (HAM)  - Mana Motuhake: Tribal Regeneration
    • TIKA364  - Tino Rangatiratanga: Whakawhanake I te Iwi
    • TIKA390  - He Rangahau Tikanga: Directed Study
    • TTWA301  - Te Tino Rangatiratanga me te Kawanatanga: Reconciliation or Conflict?
  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(Tikanga) and GradDip(Tikanga)
    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Maori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Maori at an advanced level in their first degree.

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

  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(Tikanga), PGDip(Tikanga), BA(Hons), BSocSc(Hons), MA, MMPD and MSocSc
    Candidates should have at least a B average over their 300 level Tikanga Maori papers.

    To complete a BA(Hons) or BSocSc(Hons) in Tikanga Maori, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including TIKA591 and at least 30 points from papers listed for Tikanga Maori.

    To complete an MA or MSocSc in Tikanga Maori, 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 an MMPD in Tikanga Maori, students are normally required to take a 60 point dissertation and 60 points from taught 500 level papers, approved by the Department.

    Students may not include more than two of DEVS501, DEVS502, DEVS503, DEVS504 or DEVS505 in their programme of study. Students may take other 500 level papers at the discretion of the Chairperson of Department.

  • 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.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 20 September 2017 4:40pm

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