Kaupapa Māori Psychology provides students with a firm grounding in Kaupapa Māori and Indigenous Psychologies, where Māori worldviews are considered alongside psychological theories, methods and models in real world contexts where Māori livelihoods are impacted. Students will have the opportunity to develop specialised knowledge relating to national, regional and international indigenous psychology issues in the contemporary world and of the complex and inter-related nature of those issues as they pertain to Māori, culture and land, to the Treaty itself, and to indigenous peoples.

Kaupapa Māori Psychology is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Kaupapa Māori Psychology, students must complete 60 points, including PSYCH202 and PSYCH303. The remaining 30 points must be selected from ARTSC101, CMYHE101, HELTH101, HELTH110, MAOED100, MAORI150, PSYCH101, MAORI200, MAORI203, MAORI204, CMYHE301, MAORI303, SCIEN305 or SOCPY301.

Kaupapa Māori Psychology papers

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Code and paper title Points
HELTH110 Understanding Hauora, Health and Wellbeing right arrow

This paper examines a social determinants approach to Health. It includes exploration of a range of interactions that influence the health of...

15 No occurrences
MAOED100 Huarahi Matauranga Māori: Historical and Contemporary Approaches to Māori Education right arrow

This paper examines historical and contemporary approaches in Māori education provision in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explores policies, practices and...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online)
MAORI150 Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi right arrow

This paper seeks to provide a sound understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It reviews historical and contemporary interpretations and takes into...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
PSYCH101 Social Psychology, Health and Well-being right arrow

This paper will introduce major issues in psychology particularly as they relate to health, wellbeing, mental illness, forensic psychology, lifespan...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
Code and paper title Points
MAORI200 Mana Wahine right arrow

This paper examines foundational aspects of mana wahine scholarship, the impact of colonisation on Māori and Indigenous women, and the resistant...

15 24B (Hamilton)
MAORI203 Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples right arrow

The paper looks at the detrimental effects that research has historically had on Indigenous peoples and the relatively recent creation of research...

15 24A (Hamilton)
MAORI204 Māori and Pacific Health and Wellbeing right arrow

This paper looks at health and wellbeing from Māori and Pacific perspectives, including models and frameworks in relation to Health, Sport, Human...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
PSYCH202 Mauri Ora: Social Psychology of Human Flourishing right arrow

The paper will examine important conceptual frameworks and theory within social psychology and the social sciences generally. Māori perspectives and...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
Code and paper title Points
CMYHE301 Critical Perspectives of Health right arrow

In this paper students will critically engage with a range of contemporary health and social issues using a case study approach. This will include...

15 24B (Online)
MAORI303 Critical Indigenous Theory right arrow

This paper looks at the key theoretical influences, from Marxism to post-structuralism, upon critical Indigenous studies and the most significant...

15 24B (Hamilton)
PSYCH303 Indigenous Psychology right arrow

Students develop a critical analysis of the positions of contemporary Indigenous peoples through discussion and examination of the Western world and...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
SOCPY301 Health, Wellbeing and Policy right arrow

This paper provides a critical introduction to key issues in the formation of health policy at both a national and international level.

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 24 May 2024 01:00am