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Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

With a BA (Hons) you will take advanced courses and research in either the subject you studied for your BA, GCertArts or GradDipArts. An honours degree is a highly regarded qualification, showing your in-depth understanding of the arts and their application to the real world.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
1 year full-time

About this course

With a BA (Hons) you will take advanced courses and research in either the subject you studied for your BA, GCertArts or GradDipArts.

An honours degree is a highly regarded qualification, showing your in-depth understanding of the arts and their application to the real world.

Entry requirements

To enter the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) you will have been awarded or qualified for a:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent qualification with a major in the intended postgraduate subject or close equivalent, or
  • Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in the intended postgraduate subject, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Arts endorsed in the intended postgraduate subject or close equivalent, or
  • Bachelor of Arts degree followed by a Graduate Diploma of Arts in the intended postgraduate subject or close equivalent.

You must have achieved at least a B grade average over the 200 and 300-level courses.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Career pathways

Follow your passion into a profession where critical thinking and communication skills, fresh perspectives and new ideas will be highly valued.

The BA (Hons) can be a stepping-off point for any number of disciplines and careers. Employers appreciate this flexibility. They also appreciate the ability of BA (Hons) graduates to reason, research, analyse, criticise, communicate and think laterally.

The world needs people who can thrive in rapidly changing employment, political and social circumstances, and who are able to effectively challenge and critique established ways of thinking and acting. Our BA (Hons) will develop your interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to ensure you remain agile and able to take on the opportunities the future holds.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • Review the Regulations.
  • Contact an Academic Adviser.