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Certificate in Arts

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If you're fascinated by the history and creative activities of humankind and how this shapes societies and our future, then a Certificate in Arts from Waikato is for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
Cert(Arts)
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul

About this course

Explore the diverse and exciting world of the Arts in this one-year qualification

Looking for a short-term study option? A certificate can help pave your way to future success, and is equivalent to the first year of study of a bachelors degree. It's a great way to gain an introductory qualification in a field of study.

Learn about human nature and the human mind as they are revealed by the arts, the languages, the politics, and the cultures of the past and the present. The effective communication skills developed while studying the Arts are valued as essential in the modern workplace.

School of Arts You'll have access to Waikato's modern, purpose-built teaching and performance venues, including the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts and on-campus television studios. You will be encouraged to extend and perfect your own practice, and take your place within New Zealand and international creative communities. Analytical abilities and research experience, well-honed written and verbal communication skills, and a broad perspective on the world and its various cultures.

Faculty of Māori and Indigenous StudiesStudy in this Faculty teaches you the fundamental bodies of knowledge in te reo and tikanga Māori, its distinctiveness, and the ability to think critically of its place locally, nationally and globally. Studying the BA will provide you with leadership qualities in local, national and international indigenous communities and the ability to contribute to the ongoing development of whānau/hapū/iwi/Māori communities. You'll develop the capacity for working cooperatively with diverse groups and individuals, and contributing effectively to collective projects. The programme will develop your appreciation of indigenous and global issues and the place of Māori in that indigenous community.

Study locations

Hamilton