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Te Reo Māori Intermediate

Te Reo Māori Intermediate

Take your understanding of the Māori language beyond “Kia ora!” with UCOL's Te Reo Māori Intermediate.

A student in Te Reo class
Quick info

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton, UCOL Horowhenua in Levin, Te Runanga O Ngā Wairiki - Ngāti Apa – Marton

Duration: 10 weeks

Palmerston North
Mon or Wed evenings, 6 - 8pm

Whanganui
Mon evenings, 6 - 8pm

Masterton
Mon evenings, 7-9pm

Levin
Wed evenings, 6 - 8pm

Marton
Day and evening classes.

Dates:
Palmerston North
02 May 2022 - 04 Jul 2022
27 Jul 2022 - 28 Sep 2022 (Wednesdays)
17 Oct 2022 - 12 Dec 2022

Whanganui
TBC - Please contact the info centre.

Masterton
02 May 2022 - 04 Jul 2022
25 Jul 2022 - 26 Sep 2022
17 Oct 2022 - 12 Dec 2022

Levin
TBC - Please contact the info centre.

Marton
02 May 2022 - 04 Jul 2022
17 Oct 2022 - 12 Dec 2022

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-freeScholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

UCOL's Te Reo Māori Intermediate is designed for people with some experience in Te Reo who are looking to take the next step. You'll will learn about Māori customs and protocols, both traditional and contemporary, while developing basic conversational Te Reo Māori skills.


 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of Te Reo Māori Intermediate programme can further enhance their Te Reo skills with UCOL's Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 4) programme.

 Learning Facilities

All students have access to the full range of UCOL’s on-site facilities such as the library, Learning Hubs, study areas and computer labs.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

Applicants much have some basic knowledge of Te Reo. 

Te  Reo Māori for Beginners

OR

Aromatawai ā-waha, kanohi ki te kanohi with programme lecturer and/or Programme Leader.

If you don't have basic Māori language skills, you can opt Te  Reo Māori for Beginners programme.

For the domestic students for whom English is not their first language, a diagnostic test may be used to identify the level of English language proficiency.

English language proficiency
If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible). UCOL is a TOEFL testing centre.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Please enquire for details

 Advice & Guidance

As UCOL becomes Te Pūkenga on 1 January 2023, learners enrolling in a programme that is likely to continue into semester 1 2023 or starting in semester 1 2023 will become Te Pūkenga learners. They will receive their qualification from Te Pūkenga on completion.

This programme is intended for learners who have basic level of understanding and ability in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga.

Timetable

Palmerston North
Monday or Wednesday evenings, 6 - 8pm

Whanganui & Masterton
Monday evenings, 6 - 8pm

Levin
Wednesday evenings, 6 - 8pm

Recognition of prior learning
Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning, including Cross Credit, Credit Transfer and Assessment of Prior Learning may be made on the Recognition of Prior Learning Form where a student believes all learning outcomes for a course have already been met. Applications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the UCOL Academic Statute and other relevant policies and procedures.

Application checklist
It will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you apply:

  • National Student Number (NSN) (If you don't have a NSN, you may request one from NZQA, or you can supply a verified copy of your birth certificate, passport or Whakapapa statement.)
  • Evidence of your highest level of academic achievement (and evidence of prior learning, if applicable)
  • Evidence that you meet the entry requirements of the programme
  • Check if you're eligible for additional support or a scholarship. If you're 19 years or younger, you may be eligible to enrol in one of our free Youth Transition programmes.

Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email (not via the online application form).

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