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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 Master of Māori Visual Arts
MMVA

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 Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Master of Māori Visual Arts requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will

(a) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts degree, or equivalent; or will

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a 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.

2. In considering applications for admission to the Degree of 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".

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Māori Visual Arts shall follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 240 credits, comprising:

(a) completion of Part One and Part Two as specified in the Schedule to the degree;

and including

(b) attending contact courses, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Notwithstanding Regulation 3, the course of study for candidates entering the degree under Regulation 1(d) shall consist of courses from the schedule to the degree totalling at least 120 credits, including:

(a) completion of Part Two as specified in the Schedule to the degree;

and including

(b) attending contact courses, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

5. The Master of Māori Visual Arts is awarded without a subject.

Student Progression

6. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a grade average of at least a B over the first 120 credits completed in Part One.

7. In cases of sufficient merit, the Master of Māori Visual Arts may be awarded with Merit, Distinction or Honours in accordance with the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualification Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualification Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic Requirements within the prescribed time frames; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation, may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Māori Visual Arts

Part One

No more than 60 credits from

150.701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development 30 credits

150.711 Te Tau-Ihu o te Reo: Advanced Māori Literature 30 credits

150.714 Ta Te Māori Rangahau Korero: Māori Research Methodologies 30 credits

150.715 Taonga Tuku Iho: Heritage Aotearoa 30 credits

167.742 Collection Management 30 credits

167.743 Museum Management 30 credits

167.744 Museums and the Public 30 credits

At least 90 credits from

150.707 Te Tataitanga Matatau: Advanced Studio Practice 90 credits

150.720 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-thesis Practicum 120 credits

150.725 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part I) 60 credits

150.726 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part II) 60 credits

Part Two

At least 90 credits from

150.809 Te Wahapu Matatau (Matau): Advanced Studio Practice 90 credits

150.821 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga: Thesis Practicum 120 credits

150.825 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt1 60 credits

150.826 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt2 60 credits
C 150.825

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