Master of Indigenous Studies
Level of Study:
Indigenous Studies is an important area of international scholarship that reflects the increasingly significant and diverse roles that indigenous people play at both national and international levels of world affairs. The Master of Indigenous Studies degree explores theoretical frameworks for educational, economic, social and political contexts, and their practical applications.
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Duration: 40 Weeks
Tāmaki Makaurau, Te Tai Tokerau, Whakatāne
Semester One: 09/01/2017 | Semester Two: 26/06/2017
Finish Date: Semester One: 15/05/2017 | Semester Two: 30/10/2017
Intake Details :
Semester 1 Papers Start Date: 09/01/2017
Semester 2 Papers Start Date: 12/06/2017
Semester 1 Papers End Date: 28/05/2017
Semester 2 Papers End Date: 29/10/2017
First Intake Thesis Start Date: 13/02/2017
Second Intake Thesis Start Date: 12/06/2017
First Intake Thesis End Date: 19/11/2017
Second Intake Thesis End Date: 13/03/2018
A candidate shall follow for not less than two calendar years (and no more than six part-time years) a course of study comprising either:
- four papers (120 credits) and a thesis (120 credits)*; OR
- six papers (180 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits)**; OR
- seven papers (210 credits) and a research project (30 credits)**
including 30 credits from IHI803 and in the case of iii, a further 30 credits from IHI806.
* This option will lead to the PhD programme offered at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.
** These two pathways can lead only, in the first instance, to the Professional Doctorate offered at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.
Tuition Fees: $1,392.00 per paper, $1,392.00 research project, $3,383.00 thesis (full year), $2,785.00 dissertation
N.B. The above fees do not include the administration levy. For more information regarding fees, please see our fees page.
Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:
An Undergraduate Qualification with a B+ average.
- Admission to the Master of Indigenous Studies will be subject to the approval of the Head of School, Indigenous Graduate Studies, through an application process.
- Before enrolling, a candidate shall:
- have qualified with a relevant Bachelor degree or Bachelor of Honours; or
- have been granted admission ad eundem statum (admission with equivalent status) as entitled to proceed to a Master of Indigenous Studies; or
- have applied to the Head of School, Indigenous Graduate Studies, and have been accepted into the Master of Indigenous Studies programme.
Special Entry Requirements:
In terms of regulation (b), the normally accepted minimum level for entry to the Master of Indigenous Studies is a B+ average.
N.B. An interview may be required
Doctor of Philosophy in:
- Māori Studies
- Indigenous Studies
- Environment Studies
Academia, Broadcasting/Television/Radio, Business, Fisheries, Government (Local and National), Health, Indigenous Organisations, Iwi Authorities, Journalism, Law, Libraries, Museums and the Arts, Researcher, Social Services, Teaching/Lecturer
Duration: 40 Weeks (full year) 20 weeks per semester