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Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

  • ID:UC640076
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a bachelor's degree, and satisfied the prerequisites for the major subject concerned. Prerequisites vary between departments, but normally good grades in 300-level courses in the subject is required

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening 
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 550 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50 and no PTE communicative skills score below 42
  • NZCEL:  Level 4 - Academic endorsement

Course Information

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours is for high-achieving Bachelor of Arts students (or from equivalent degrees) who can select from a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. Participants typically undertake a personalised study programme which will include a research component as well as taught electives.

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See the Bachelor of Arts with Honours Schedule for course options and requirements for each subject.

Contact Te Rāngai Toi Tangata | College of Arts for information about these subject areas:

  • Anthropology

  • Art History

  • Chinese

  • Cinema Studies (as an English major)

  • Classics

  • Cultural Studies

  • Economics

  • Education

  • English

  • European Studies

  • French

  • Geography

  • German

  • History

  • Human Services, Japanese

  • Linguistics

  • Māori and Indigenous Studies

  • Mathematics

  • Media and Communication

  • Music

  • Philosophy

  • Political Science and International Relations

  • Psychology

  • Russian

  • Sociology

  • Spanish

  • Statistics

  • Te Reo Māori

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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Master of Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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