24 months
39238 EUR/year
10989 EUR/year
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Te Reo Maori from University of Canterbury prepares graduates for a professional career in te reo Māori.


Te Reo Maori from University of Canterbury provides advanced knowledge of the language, and an introduction to research, emphasising linguistic competence and critical thinking about a range of contemporary and historical aspects of te reo.


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
  • TREO 404 Mahi-a-Rēhia
  • Rangahau
  • Tuhinga Pūkenga 
  • Creative or Professional Writing Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in Te Reo Māori, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • A bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma in Arts in Te Reo Māori, or another equivalent qualifying degree, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average in 60 points at 300-level; or
  • a bachelor's degree, and have both relevant professional experience and a high level of competency in te reo Māori; or
  • Completed the four courses for the Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori with Merit or Distinction.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39238 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39238 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10989 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10989 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National students - 15,236 NZD
  • International Students - 54,400 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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