Graduates of Master of Māori Studies or Master of Indigenous Studies may pathway to:

Tertiary study at doctoral level

  • Doctor of Māori Development & Advancement 
  • Doctor of Indigenous Development & Advancement
  • Doctor of Philosophy


Career Opportunities

The opportunities for Master’s graduates are extensive as listed below. Equally significant are the contributions to be made at community, whānau, hapū and iwi levels. We are proud to support students undertaking research that contributes to transformational change in their communities. We are proud to see the academic skills gained in master’s study being applied on marae and in other parts of our communities.


  • 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


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