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New Zealand Diploma in Te Hapūtanga o te Reo (Tē Rōnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi) Level 5 - Invercargill

Qualification: Diploma
Level: 5
Dates:

Intake1: 31 July 2019 to 13 May 2020

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

Develop an understanding and knowledge of:

  • Advanced sentence structures, grammar conventions and contextual vocabulary in te reo Māori 
  • Technical knowledge of advanced- level reo Māori in both familiar and unfamiliar contexts
  • Advanced level te reo Māori to achieve tasks in specified contexts
  • Observance of tikanga and ahuatanga Māori to lead and guide specific people and tasks
  • Theoretical and technical knowledge to research a topic of interest including relevant matauranga Māori rangahau methods and ethics.
  • Confidently and competently conversing in te reo Māori at Level 5

 

WTMPR 501 Hokinga Mahara

WTMPR 502 Nga Ahuatanga o te Reo

WTMPR 503 Korero Nehe

WTMPR 504 Te Taiao

WTMPR 505 Te Hekenga o Nga Waka

WTMPR 506 Whakapurongo

WTMPR 507 Kupu Whakanikoniko

WTMPR 508 Te Marae

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • No tuition fees
  • No direct material costs

Graudates will be able to:

  • Provide akonga with the knowledge and skills to use te reo Māori vocabulary, grammatical structures and technical skills at an advanced level
  • Provide akonga with the opportunity to undertake an analysis of alternative perspective as an expression of mana tangata
  • Provide akonga with the opportunity to use advanced language and expressions in te reo Māori to show a broad understanding of their connections to the land and the environment, prominent places, people, histories, stories, local proverbs and colloquial sayings as an expression of mana whenua
  • Provide akonga with the opportunity to apply advanced level te reo Māori and technical skills to use te reo creatively with detail in familiar and unfamiliar contexts, as an expression of mana reo
  • Provide akonga with the opportunity to demonstrate observance of tikanga to independently lead tasks and guide people in a range of prescribed, and some unfamiliar contexts, as an expression of mana ao turoa
  • Provide akonga with the opportunity to use broad theoretical and technical knowledge to research a topic of interest relating to te reo, ona tikanga me ona ahuatanga
  • Contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in te reo Māori 
  • Provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications either internally with TWoA or externally with other providers
  • Provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within te ao Māori 

All applicants must:

  • Be  16 years of age or over and have successfully completed an equivalent Te Reo Māori qualification at Level 4 or,
  • Have successfully completed the pre-entry assessment (PEA)
  • Attend an information sharing hui with the kaiako
Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or

Successful completion of a Bachelor‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the preceding two years:

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) – Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) – Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations – FCE or FCE for schools or CAE, or CPE with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill. OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL a) To be discontinued on 31 December 2019 Level 4 General or Workplace, b) Current Level 4 General or Employment
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PToE (Academic score of 42)
  • City and Guilds IESOL – B2 Communicator with a score of 42
  • Language Cert-B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS

An NZQA approved English Language proficiency test, where the student has achieved an outcome that is equivalent or better than those scores listed for Internationally recognised English language proficiency tests above in relation to the level of intended programme of study, or

Completion of all primary education and at least three years’ secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction, or

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction.   

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  1. Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  2. Have successfully completed a Bachelors Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or
  3. Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  4. Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years.

To satisfactorily complete Te Haputanga o te Reo (Kaupae 5) leading to the qualification of the New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo (Rumaki) (Level 5) and be awarded the qualification, the student must successfully achieve a minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule.  Full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

Please note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement.

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