A programme in Te Reo Maori offers students the opportunity to study Maori language to a high level of competency.
Te Reo Maori is available as a major for the Bachelor of Arts. Te Reo Maori may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Te Reo Maori as a single major for the BA, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Te Reo Maori, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI210, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI310, MAORI311, MAORI312, and MAORI316.
To complete Te Reo Maori as part of a double major for the BA or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Te Reo Maori, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI210, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI310, MAORI311, and MAORI312.
To complete a minor in Te Reo Maori, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Te Reo Maori major, including at least 30 points above 100 level and including MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI211 and MAORI212.
Note: Students who have gained 14 credits or more at NCEA L3 in Te Reo Maori or Te Reo Rangatira, or equivalent will be exempt from MAORI111 and MAORI112 and will enrol directly into MAORI211 and MAORI212. Students will be guided to select 30 points from approved alternative papers at 100 level.
Note: Students who commenced a major in Te Reo Maori in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies for programme advice.
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