1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.


  1. Candidates for the Diploma must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.

Requirements for the Diploma

  1. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Diploma is one year.
  2. Candidates must enrol in Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao – Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies and follow an approved programme of study.
  3. Candidates must gain 120 points at 100 level or above, including 75 points above 100 level and 30 points above 200 level.
  4. Candidates must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI115, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI215, MAORI311 and MAORI312.


  1. The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.