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Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Maori Language / Te Reo Maori

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected July 2022

Campus

Hamilton Campus

Summary

With a BA you gain an internationally recognised degree, leading to diverse career opportunities. Through your study you will develop sector-specific analytical abilities and research experience, well-honed written and verbal communication skills, and a broad perspective on the world and its various cultures.

Studying the Maori language at Waikato, you'll explore the world of te reo and its accompanying traditions while picking up vital cultural skills for today's diverse workplace.

Te reo Maori is an official language of Aotearoa/New Zealand. The study of te reo will enhance your identity as an individual and will help you establish a framework for other worldviews, international links and connections.

The ability to be fluent in both Maori and English has become increasingly important within a number of professional areas including education, medicine, research, media, government and tourism.

You'll learn in a supportive environment incorporating new and exciting ways to deliver the language and with practitioners who are committed to the ongoing survival, retention and maintenance of te reo Maori.

The Te Reo Maori programme at Waikato enables you to learn the language from an introductory level through to advanced. We are the only university that teaches level 3 during undergraduate study. This gives you the advantage of attaining advanced language skills before progressing to graduate level or moving into the workforce.

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