Te Tohu Paerua mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Master of Professional Practice

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time

Length

2 years: Tekau mā waru marama (full-time equivalent)

Level

Level 8-9: Te taumata 8 me te 9

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Make a Difference in Your Career!

If you work with people and want to enhance and develop your practice, this programme is for you. This programme will enable you to follow your passions and interests within your own professional context, while focusing on the unique bicultural settings of Aotearoa.

The Master of Professional Practice allows those working in the fields of education, social work, iwi and community development and other related fields to undertake post-graduate learning tailored to individual needs and interests.

Memea he hiahia nōu kia whakawhanakehia ōhou pūkenga mahi, tēnā, whakaarohia tēnei tohu mōhou. Ka taunakihia tēnei hōtaka tō puawaitanga o te tautika i roto i ngā horopaki ahurea rua o Aotearoa nei. E whakamana ana tēnei hōtaka kia whāia ōhou pae tawhiti kia tata, kia whakamau!

Mā ēnei tohu e taea ai e te pia te whai mātauranga paerunga i a ia e mahi ana, e taea ai hoki te waihanga huarahi ako kia tutuki ai ngā wawata me te ako i te wā kotahi.

Dates: Wā Tīmata

There is one entry date per year:

  • February
    Hui-tanguru

Entry: Ngā Tikanga Whakauru

NOTE: Please submit an official academic transcript showing your grades with your application form.

All applicants will meet with a Programme Coordinator to explore the ways the programme can meet their learning and development interests.

Te Tohu Paerua mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Master of Professional Practice

  • An undergraduate degree in a socio-cultural field with a B average or better; or
  • B average in a postgraduate qualification (Level 8); or
  • Where the applicant does not meet the entry criteria above, the applicant may be admitted to Te Tohu Tītohu mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and upon successful completion of two courses (B average) from the Schedule to the Regulations of Te Tohu Tītohu mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice, can gain admission to Te Tohu Paerua mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Master of Professional Practice.
  • Progression to Level 9 courses is dependent upon satisfactory academic progress.
  • Usually the applicant will be engaged in some form of socio-cultural practice.

Te Tohu Tītohu mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro | Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice

  • An undergraduate degree in a socio-cultural field (socio-cultural practice refers to fields or disciplines in which understanding the value of customs, beliefs, values and language is essential for professional practice) with a B average or better; or
  • Where the applicant does not meet the entry criteria above, the applicant may be provisionally admitted. Such provisionally accepted applicants will be expected to pass their first course in the programme in order to progress.
  • Usually the applicant will be engaged in some form of socio-cultural practice.

Outline: He Whakarāpotopoto

The Master of Professional Practice allows graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Māori), Bachelor of Arts (Māori) Honours, Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) and graduates from related fields to undertake postgraduate learning tailored to individual needs and interests.

Ko te Tohu Tītohu mō Te Aka Whakaaroaro, e whai wāhi atu ana ki ngā ika ā whiro o ēnei tohu: Te Tohu Te Whakangungutanga ki Ngā Tāiro a Kupe, Te Tohu Honore (Māori), Te Tohu Paetahi (Mātauranga Kōhungahunga) Te Tohu Paetahi (Whakaako tamariki: Kura tuatahi) Te Tohu Mātauranga (Pāpori) me ētahi atu ika ā whiro mai i ēnei horopaki e whai ana i ngā paerunga ako

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 scholarships@eit.ac.nz or call in for a chat.