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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts
BMVA

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to Part I of the Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts will conform to the normal requirements and procedures of the University and will be based partly on the assessment of a portfolio of work submitted by the candidate.

Qualification Requirements

2. The Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts degree consists of four parts, each containing 120 credits.

3. The degree of Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts may be awarded with or without Honours. A candidate who has fulfilled the requirements prescribed in the Regulations and whose work has been of a sufficiently high standard may be recommended by the Academic Board for admission to the degree with First or Second Class Honours. Candidates awarded Second Class Honours shall be listed in Division I or Division II.

4. The following Schedule sets out parts, course numbers and credit values applying to courses offered for the degree of Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts

Part One (At least 120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (90 credits from)

150.106 Nga Hanga Whakairo: Traditional Māori Visual Art 15 credits  
150.107 Mata Puare: Studio IA 30 credits  
150.108 Mata Puare: Studio IB 45 credits  

Plus either

300.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Te Reo 15 credits  

Or

300.111 Te Reo Kōnakinaki: Developing Te Reo 15 credits  

Elective courses: Any one of the following courses or another course approved by the Head of School

146.101 Introductory Social Anthropology 15 credits  
150.114 He Tirohanga o Mua: Māori Custom, Lore and Economics 15 credits  
154.101 Introduction to Media Studies 15 credits  

Part Two (At least 120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (90 credits from)

150.206 Ngā Momo Whakairo: Contemporary Māori Visual Art 15 credits P 150.106
150.207 Mata Oho: Studio IIA 30 credits P 150.107
150.208 Mata Oho: Studio IIB 45 credits P 150.108

Plus either

300.111 Te Reo Kōnakinaki: Developing Te Reo 15 credits  

Or

300.210 Te Reo Kōrerorero: Discussing in Te Reo 15 credits P 300.111

Elective courses: Any one of the following courses or another course approved by the Head of School

139.362 Oceanic Literatures of Aotearoa: Ngā Tuhinga Kōrero o te Moana nui a Kiwa 15 credits  
146.206 Visual Ethnography 15 credits  
148.309 The New Zealand Wars 15 credits R 148.204
150.213 Tikanga-ā-Iwi: Tribal Development 15 credits P 150.114 or 146.101; nil for GDip Maori Devpt; nil for GradDipArts
150.216 He Huarahi Rangahau: Māori and Research 15 credits P Three courses at 100-level including one course from Maori Studies
150.303 Mana Wahine: Māori Women 15 credits P 150.216 (or approved alternative research methods course) R 150.203
154.201 Television Studies 15 credits  

Part Three (At least 120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society
R 269.274
15 credits  
150.307 Mata: Studio IIIA 30 credits P 150.207
150.308 Mata: Studio IIIB 60 credits P 150.208

Plus

300.210 Te Reo Kōrerorero: Discussing in Te Reo 15 credits P 300.111

Note, if 300.210 has already been passed, a course approved by the Head of School

Part Four (120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (120 credits from)

150.407 Matatau: Studio IVA 60 credits P 150.307
150.408 Matatau: Studio IVB 60 credits P 150.308

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