The growing Māori economy needs skilled graduates who can stimulate local, national and international growth.
The Master of Māori and Indigenous Business (MMAIBus) is a part-time, online master’s degree designed to give you the advanced skills, knowledge and understanding of the practice and theory of Māori and indigenous business, organisations and communities.
The degree is tailored for those involved in, or seeking involvement in Māori and indigenous business, and for those who want to enhance their understanding in this field, perhaps as business owners or managers.
Throughout the programme you will engage with dynamic, relevant and meaningful content that has evolved from consultation with iwi, hapū and whānau, community and corporate leaders. You will:
MMAIBus is a national collaboration between six New Zealand universities (University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Massey University, University of Otago, Victoria University of Wellington, and the University of Waikato).
The six universities share delivery of the programme, providing you with access to leading Māori academics and business people nationwide.
There are three pathways into the MMAIBus.
Bachelor’s degree entry pathway:
Business degree with honours entry pathway:
Note: entry from an honours programme in a business discipline requires completion of 120 points rather than 180 points to achieve the MMAIBus.
No degree entry pathway:
Note: entry from the postgraduate diploma requires completion of 120 points rather than 180 points to achieve the MMAIBus.
Applicants may also be required to perform to an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by the Board of Studies for the MMAIBus degree.
Programme code: AK1080
Points: 180 (12 papers)
Duration: 3 years (part-time)
Start date: 9 April 2018
Programme exit options: The programme is designed with exit options:
The MMAIBus is applied in nature, and not intended to lead directly into a PhD programme. To progress into a PhD programme, MMAIBus graduates will need to complete courses in research methodology and undertake an appropriate research dissertation/project (minimum 30 points).
Last updated: 22-Sep-2017 3.28pm
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