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Master of Arts in Maori Development

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


2 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Auckland University of Technology


The Master of Arts is a programme of advanced study and research. Our alumni are known for their skills as competent researchers with advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills.

The range of options within the Master of Arts creates a very flexible course of study, with a strong emphasis on research. You'll demonstrate a high level of professionalism, independence and leadership in your chosen field and show the ability to engage in a sustained period of research. You may choose to progress to further study at doctoral level.

The Master of Arts in Maori Development is designed specifically to support your particular research interests and tailored to your individual learning needs. Take your understanding of Maori development further, and research an area of your interest through your thesis or dissertation. The learning environment is wananga based, encourages inclusivity and discipline, and is informed by Maori beliefs and values. Career opportunities: You will be able to find employment opportunities in a variety of organisations including: Iwi resource management Research Consultancy Media Public service Education Politics Non-governmental organisations

Entry criteria

Bachelor of Arts OR Graduate Diploma in Arts
Must have completed the relevant prerequisite papers in the selected subject area for this degree with a B grade average or higher

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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