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Honours degree

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

BA(Hons)
09 October 2023

UC's Bachelor of Arts with Honours, BA(Hons), is a personalised study programme in the humanities and social sciences that includes research and taught subjects. Learn more about studying a BA(Hons) through our Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts.

DURATION

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $8,184
  • International — $35,400

Overview


Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Introduction

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.

For more information about why students should consider studying a postgraduate Arts programme at UC, see the Postgraduate Prospectus.



Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

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

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Career - Body

Career opportunities

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.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,184
  • International — $35,400

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $7,961
  • International — $34,000

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my degree?

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours comprises three to nine courses, one of which must be a research course.

It will normally be completed within 1 year, but may be completed part-time in up to 2 years from the first year of enrolment.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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