Māori qualifications

Completing a university qualification provides a basis for you to build a career and make a valuable contribution to Māori development. This page includes information and links to our Māori-focused qualifications.

You can also view a list of all of our qualifications.

Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies)

Maori Studies introduces you to te ao Māori, the Māori world, and will give you a sound background in Māori language, visual arts, Aotearoa heritage and Māori policy and development.

Diploma in Arts (Te Reo Māori) 

With a Massey Diploma in Arts Te Reo Māori you’ll be able to use New Zealand’s indigenous language, and participate in a Māori language community in ways that reinforce the everyday use of Te Reo.

Bachelor of Agricommerce (Māori Agribusiness)

Join the only degree in New Zealand that will give you specific skills in Māori agribusiness.

Bachelor of Arts (Māori Studies)

With a Massey BA (Māori Studies) you’ll acquire knowledge of Māori society and culture, particularly the significance of te reo Māori, whakapapa and korero tuku iho (Māori narratives) to Māori worldviews.

Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts

Massey was the first - and is still the only - University to offer degrees in Maori Visual Arts.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Māori Studies)

With Massey’s Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Māori studies), you can take your undergraduate study of Māori studies further.

Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching and Learning Kura Kaupapa Māori

There is an urgent need for Māori graduates of high quality and particularly Te Reo Māori graduates who can develop the nation's young Māori people.

Graduate Certificate in Arts (Māori Studies)

The Graduate Certificate in Arts (Māori Studies) is a bridging tool for graduates in other subjects to gain knowledge of Māori studies.

Graduate Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies)

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies) will give you the equivalent of an undergraduate major in Māori studies without completing a second bachelor’s degree.

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies)

Take your Māori studies to the next level. With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies) you can build on your undergraduate interests.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Māori Studies)

Make a difference in Māori education. Prepare to be at the forefront of learning and teaching with advanced study in Māori education.

Te Aho Paerewa: Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium

Te Aho Paerewa is New Zealand’s first university postgraduate programme in Māori-medium initial teacher education.

Master of Arts (Māori Studies)

An understanding of Māori language and culture is key to shaping the social, political and economic future of our nation.

Master of Education (Māori Studies)

Make a difference in Māori education. Prepare to be at the forefront of learning and teaching with a Master of Education (Māori Education).

Master of Health Science (Māori Health)

Through advanced studies in a specialised focus subject, the Master of Health Sciences offers students an opportunity to pursue research within the area of health sciences.

Master of Māori Visual Arts

Many of New Zealand’s most respected Māori artists have done their Masters through Toioho ki Apiti (the Māori Visual Arts programme at Massey.

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