12 months
23037 USD/year
5121 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Te Reo Maori (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is designed for both those just starting their journey with te reo Māori and people with existing reo Māori.  


At Te Reo Maori (Thesis) from University of Canterbury we have a number of first-year papers so that your study of te reo Māori can start at the right place for your existing language knowledge. For advanced speakers of te reo Māori, it is possible to have your prior knowledge recognised.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • He Wānanga
  • Mahi-a-Rēhia
  • Rangahau
  • Tuhinga Pūkenga 
  • Creative or Professional Writing Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

First day of any month


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) within one of the Arts subjects offered in the MA(Thesis).
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23037 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5121 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5121 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 7,099 NZD
  • International Students - 32,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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