Te Pikitanga Ki Awarua Bachelor of Arts (Māori) (Honours)

Study Options

Online, Full-time, Part-time

Length

1 year

Level

Level 8

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This honours programme will build on the Bachelor of Arts (Māori) giving you advanced knowledge and understanding of the historical foundations and contemporary formations of Māori society.

On achieving the Bachelor of Arts (Māori) Honours you’ll be able to undertake study and research and using Te reo Māori as a medium of academic discourse, demonstrate the skills needed to acquire, understand and assess information to express sound academic ideas, express yourself freely within appropriate academic protocols and understand the position of Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand in terms of the historical and contemporary context.

Dates

There are two entry dates per year:

  • Mid February
  • Mid July

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Graduating with an honours degree in Māori will improve your future career opportunities. Building on your in-depth knowledge of Te reo Māori and tikanga gained during your degree study, enhanced skills in research, analysis and problem-solving will be critical as you apply yourself in fields such as:

  • Social and community work
  • The justice system
  • Interpreting services
  • Government departments
  • Teaching
  • Print media and broadcasting
  • Research

Outline

This one-year programme is an extension of the Bachelor of Arts (Māori) degree. On achieving the Bachelor of Arts (Māori) Honours you’ll be able to:

  • Undertake study and research and using Te reo Māori as a medium of academic discourse
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to acquire, understand and assess information to express sound academic ideas
  • Express yourself freely within appropriate academic protocols
  • Understand the position of Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand in terms of the historical and contemporary context

Please feel free to make an appointment to discuss your study options. You can meet with our staff in person at our Hawke’s Bay or Tairāwhiti campuses, or simply give us a call on 0800 22 55 348. And you’re most welcome to visit EIT to view our facilities at any time.

Entry

Entry Criteria

Entry with Credit

Scholarships

EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact info@eit.ac.nz or call in for a chat.