Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori
This diploma provides an introduction to research-based knowledge about te reo Māori, emphasising linguistic competence and critical thinking about a number of contemporary aspects of the language.
Students take the advanced language course TREO 401 Te Reo: Te Kōhure and three other Te Reo Māori courses.
Students who complete the diploma with Merit or Distinction may transfer to the Master of Te Reo Māori.
Postgraduate certificates and diplomas require a relevant bachelor's degree. If you gained your qualifications overseas, these will need to be assessed to ensure they are of an equivalent standard.
You are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
Specific entry requirements
Candidate wishing to enrol in the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori must have one of the following:
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree with a major in Te Reo Māori, or
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree and have completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts in Te Reo Māori, or
- qualified for a bachelor’s degree and have relevant professional experience and fluency in Te Reo Māori.
For the full entry requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori or use the admission requirements checker.
How to apply
You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.
The course of study for the PGDipTeReo shall comprise courses equivalent to 120 points.
The diploma can also be completed in up to four years part-time.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
- Read what other UC postgraduate students have gone on to achieve in their studies and careers in our student and graduate profiles.
- Our Careers, Internships & Employment team can help you to achieve the career you want, connect with employers or find a job.
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For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori.
For study planning help contact Aotahi - School of Māori and Indigenous Studies or the College of Arts:
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800