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Applicants to the Master of Māori Visual Arts must have:
University admission requirements as specified; and will:
a) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, or equivalent; or will
b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and provide evidence of professional experience of an appropriate kind and duration in an area relevant to the qualification; or
c) have been granted admission under the Admission with Equivalent Status regulations and demonstrate practical, professional, and scholarly experience at an appropriate level; and
(d) have been awarded or qualified for the Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts having achieved at least a B grade average.
In considering applications for admission to the Master of Māori Visual Arts, the University shall pay due regard to indigenous systems for the acquisition of knowledge and shall apply a fair, large and liberal interpretation to the concepts of "scholarly experience" and "academic work"
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
The Master of Māori Visual Arts consists of courses totalling at least 240 credits.
The Master of Māori Visual Arts is divided into Part One: the Postgraduate Diploma of Māori Visual Arts and Part Two: the Master of Māori Visual Arts. Progression from Part One to Part Two, requires an achieved grade average of at least a B over the first 120 credits completed in Part One.
If you have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Maori Visual Arts with a grade average that indicates an adequate level of preparation you may proceed direct to Part Two of the Master of Maori Visual Arts consisting of courses from the schedule totalling a 120 credits. To do this, you must submit a proposal of your intended research project. We are looking for proposals that are academically viable, industry-linked and able to be supported by Massey resources.
For more information or planning advice please discuss with an Academic Advisor.
To see the courses that are necessary to complete the programme, please see the regulations button.
If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course Search.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
The course below (90 credits)
150.707 Te Tataitanga Matatau (Maui): Advanced Studio Practice
and 30 credits from the Schedule of courses below.
120 credits from the courses listed below
The course listed below (90 credits)
150.809 Te Wahapu Matatau (Matau): Advanced Studio Practice
and 30 credits from the Schedule of courses below not completed previously
120 credits from the courses listed below
150.821 Ngā Miro Whakaaturanga: Master of Māori Visual Arts Thesis Practicum
150.825 Ngā Miro Whakaaturanga: Master of Māori Visual Arts Thesis Practicum (Part I)
150.826 Ngā Miro Whakaaturanga: Master of Māori Visual Arts Thesis Practicum (Part II)
30 credits from the courses below depending on which option selected above
150.701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development
150.711 Te Tau-Ihu o te Reo: Advanced Māori Literature
150.714 Tā Te Māori Rangahau Kōrero: Māori Research Methodologies
150.715 Taonga Tuku Iho: Heritage Aotearoa
167.742 Collection Management
167.743 Museum Management
167.744 Museums and the Public
Students who complete Part 1 within one year of first enrolling for full-time study or within two years of first enrolling for part-time study may be eligible for consideration for a Postgraduate Diploma with Distinction.
Students who complete Part 2 within one year of first enrolling for full-time study or within two years of first enrolling for part-time study may be eligible for consideration for a Master of Māori Visual Arts with Distinction.
All requirements must be completed within six years.
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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