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Upper Intermediate Te Reo Māori - Te Kaupae 6

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street

Make an impact at work, at home and in the community with advanced Te Reo skills.

This Level 6 programme will give you a distinct advantage in today's competitive employment market and assist you in fulfilling roles within your whanau and community.

Designed to help you make an impact and realise your unique potential, this full immersion programme will equip you to be marae-ready and industry-ready. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop complex language patterns, apply your acquired language in various familiar and unfamiliar contexts and communicate effectively and creatively in the changing work environment.

You'll develop your language skills through face-to-face interactive classes, online resources and activities, wānanga (language workshops) and possibly also haerenga (trips) to local landmarks. Part-time, 1 year.

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$2,450 - $2,850 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160 per year

NZ3047 Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) - New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Level 5) or equivalent.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

The popularity and relevance of Te Reo Māori is growing locally and nationally. Te Reo Māori will assist you whichever career path you choose. Future career opportunities could include some of the following areas: Iwi development, communications, broadcasting, business, management, lecturer/teacher, strategic advisor, Māori research, tourism, administration, health promotion.

Study pathways

Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies, postgraduate studies.

Recommended school subjects

Te Reo Māori, English, Maths

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 6)

FULL-TIME - 19 Weeks

Make an impact at work, at home and in the community with advanced Te Reo skills.

Type Certificate
Code NZ3049
Next Starts February 2021
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 60
Level 6
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised on enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ3049-STRU

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$2,450 - $2,850 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160 per year
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With an internationally-recognised Ara qualification, the world is your oyster. Our graduates can be found working and making a difference across the globe…


Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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