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WHITIREIA

Porirua , Wellington Region ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Toi Poutama)

Programme overview
Engage in the traditional M?ori arts of raranga (weaving) or whakairo (carving) to advance skills and knowledge base required to create works of art within your chosen field.
Students engaged in this study will explore traditional practices and techniques of raranga or whakairo, and also gain complimentary skills in business, curatorship, exhibition practices and taonga management.

Graduates from this programme will be able to:

  • demonstrate excellence in their chosen art field of weaving or carving
  • demonstrate an understanding of tikanga M?ori through application of their art practice
  • contribute to the revival and survival of ancient M?ori art practice
  • contribute to the evolution of M?ori art through individual creative processes and artistic expression
  • apply relevant M?ori language (vocabulary, terminology, whakatauk?, karakia, and k?waha) to their major discipline
  • identify appropriate relationships within the toi community, to include marae, hap? and iwi and demonstrate effective engagement
  • engage in arts entrepreneurship with confidence

Intakes

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  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 59850 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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