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Master of Te Reo Māori
Master of Te Reo Māori

Master of Te Reo Māori

  • ID:UC640129
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
Estimated Total/program:
$143,956.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Students wishing to enrol in the MTeReo must have either:

  • a bachelor's degree with a major in Te Reo Māori, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • a bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma in Arts in Te Reo Māori, or another equivalent qualifying degree, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • a bachelor's degree, and have both relevant professional experience and a high level of competency in te reo Māori; or
  • completed the four courses for the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori with Merit or Distinction.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening. Please note UC only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores.
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 176 with at least 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50
  • NZCEL:  Level 5

Course Information

The Master of Te Reo Māori prepares graduates for a professional career in te reo Māori.

It provides advanced knowledge of the language, and an introduction to research, emphasising linguistic competence and critical thinking about a range of contemporary and historical aspects of te reo.

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Students complete two compulsory courses, courses towards an endorsement, and a choice of either a dissertation, research papers, or a project.

Compulsory courses:

  • TREO 403 He Wānanga

  • TREO 404 Mahi-a-Rēhia

Pathway options (choose one):

  • TREO 590 Rangahau – Major Research Dissertation

  • TREO 591 Rangahau – Minor Research Dissertation, and 30 points of TREO 400-level courses (or other subject approved by the Head of School)

  • TREO 592 Rangahau – Research Paper, and TREO 593 Rangahau – Research Paper, and 30 points of TREO 400-level courses (or other subject approved by the Head of School)

  • TREO 595 Tuhinga Pūkenga – Creative or Professional Writing Project

Endorsement options:

For the list of courses for each endorsement, see the Master of Te Reo Māori Schedule.

  • Matihiko (Digital Technologies)

  • Pāpāho (Media and Communication)

  • Te Rangahau (Research)

  • Titonga (Music Composition)

  • Tuhinga Auaha (Creative Writing)

  • Tuhinga Hautaka (Professional Writing)

  • Whakarauora Reo (Language Revitalisation)

  • Whakawhiti Reo (Translation)

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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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