Postgraduate study and research in Māori Studies

Opportunities for postgraduate study in Māori Studies

As a postgraduate student you can study Māori language and literature, tino rangatiratanga, society and culture, politics, media and Māori development. Māori Studies staff have a record of research and publication. You can benefit from that legacy in our research-based teaching programmes and can contribute to it through your own work.

Our students and staff actively contribute to Māori development by advancing Māori knowledge. We have a strong commitment to serving Māori communities.

Postgraduate careers

A postgraduate degree in Māori Studies can equip you for many kinds of careers, including positions in television, journalism, teaching, academia, libraries, corporations, iwi authorities, Māori organisations, government (local and national), business, museums, the arts and many others.

Meet some of our students and graduates.

PhD students

You will be supervised by our researchers and have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These can include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships and writing stipends, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

We look forward to your contribution to the intellectual life and research profile of Māori Studies.

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