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Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts

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  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available via Distance Learning

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Entry requirements

A university degree and/or university diploma and have sufficient background qualifications or professional experience in Māori Visual Arts, and admission to Postgraduate Study.

You are required to provide a portfolio if you have not completed a Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts with Massey University.

Applications are due on 30 November. 

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts structure

Courses to the value of 120 credits at 700 level as outlined below.

Option One

150.707 Te Tataitanga Matatau (Maui): Advanced Studio Practice (90 credits)
and 30 credits from the courses in the following list:
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

Option Two

150.720 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-thesis Practicum (120 credits)


Students who complete within one year of first enrolling for full-time study or within three years of first enrolling for part-time study may be eligible for consideration for Distinction.

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

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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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

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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