Master of Māori and Indigenous Business

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Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the Master of Māori and Indigenous Business (MMAIBus) requires that applicants will meet the university admission requirements as specified and will:Have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor’s degree, having achieved a grade average of at least B- over 45 credits at 300-level or higher, or equivalent;

And will have:

  1. Completed at least three years’ management experience deemed by Academic Board or its delegate to be relevant to the degree; and
  2. Performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by the Board of Studies;

Or will:

  1. Have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours), having achieved a grade average of at least a B- over 45 credits at 300-level or higher, or equivalent; and
  2. Have completed at least three years’ management experience deemed by the Academic Board or its delegate to be relevant to the degree; and
  3. Have performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by the Board of Studies;

Or will:

  1. Have completed extensive relevant practical, professional or scholarly experiences equivalent to the requirements of regulation 1(a) as approved by Academic Board or its delegate; and
  2. Have completed at least three years’ management experience deemed by Academic Board or its delegate to be relevant to the degree; and
  3. Have performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by the Board of Studies;

Or will:

  1. Have completed the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Māori Development with a grade average of at least a B;

Or will:

  1. Have completed the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Business with a grade average of at least B.

The MMAIBus is awarded without specialisation.

In cases of sufficient merit, the MMAIBus may be awarded with Distinction or Merit. Distinction may be awarded where the overall achievement falls within the A grade range; Merit may be awarded where the overall achievement is a B+ grade.

The MMAIBus must be completed within a maximum of five years.

Students entering the programme under Regulations 1(d), (j), or (k) must complete the MMAIBus within a maximum of four years.

Students who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the PGDipMAIBus or the PGCertMAIBus should they meet the relevant qualification requirements.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Master of Māori and Indigenous Business structure

To complete the MMAIBus students shall follow a course of study which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:

  1. Courses from the Schedule to the degree or equivalent courses offered by the partner institutions in the delivery and award of the degree; and including:
  2. At least 60 credits from courses at 800-level;
  3. Attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

The course of study for students admitted under Regulation 1(d), (j), or (k) will consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits comprising:Courses offered by partner institutions in the delivery and award of the degree; and including:

  1. At least 60 credits from courses at 800-level;
  2. Attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

For progression to the 800-level courses in the MMAIBus students must have achieved at least a B grade average across the 700-level courses completed towards the qualification.

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

Courses

Schedule for the MMAIBus:

291.711 Māori in Business 1 (15 credits)
291.712 Business Communication (15 credits)
291.713 Process and Project Management (15 credits)
291.714 People Management (15 credits)
291.721 Māori in Business 2 (15 credits)
291.722 Marketing (15 credits)
291.723 Innovation and Entrepreneurs (15 credits)
291.724 Finance and Accounting (15 credits)
291.831 Māori in Business 3 (15 credits)
291.832 Career Management (15 credits)
291.833 International Business (15 credits)
291.834 Advanced Social Enterprise (15 credits)


How much will it cost?

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.

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