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New Postgraduate Arts Programmes steeped in Kaupapa Māori

December 3, 2015

EIT is launching two postgraduate programmes in creative practice and they will be unique as New Zealand’s only applied honours and master degrees steeped in kaupapa Māori philosophy.

Both programmes are to be jointly delivered by ideaschool at EIT Hawke’s Bay and Toihoukura at EIT Tairwahiti in Gisborne. Students will have increased access to two schools of lecturers and artists.

Blended learning incorporating wānanga (seminars) and video conferencing sessions will allow those enrolling to be based in a location of their choice.

Students may come from a variety of art disciplines include painting, design, weaving, tā moko, carving, sculpture, ceramics, multi-media, web design, screen production, music, service design and fashion.

Te Hono ki Toi (Poutere-a-rangi) / Bachelors of Professional Creative Practice (Honours) and the: Te Hono ki Toi (Poutiriao)/ Masters in Professional Creative Practice will provide new pathways for creative journeys.

The strengths will be the flexible and individualised programmes offered by schools that have high recognition in New Zealand and overseas.