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Certificate in Arts

CertArts
06 October 2023

UC's Certificate in Arts (CertArts) is ideal if you want to study at university level without committing to several years of study. Find out about doing a CertArts through our Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts.

DURATION

Certificate in Arts

Degree Structure - Duration
6 months full-time

START

Certificate in Arts

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

POINTS

60

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 60 points:

  • Domestic — $3,374
  • International — $15,800

Overview


Certificate in Arts

Introduction

The Certificate in Arts (CertArts) is designed for you to study at university level without having to commit to several years of study.

It is also an option if you want to take a few courses for interest, or study part-time.



Certificate in Arts

Why Study - Body

What will my study involve?

  • Study from a range of subjects which offer field trips, real-world case studies, projects, and more.
  • Complete four standard courses of your choice at 100 and/or 200-level in no more than two subjects.
  • This Certificate can be studied full-time in 6 months or part-time for up to 5 years.
  • Can be used as a pathway to the Diploma in Arts or the Bachelor of Arts with the ability to transfer your credits to those degrees.

Certificate in Arts

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Arts graduates enjoy a raft of exciting career destinations, for instance in media, government, international relations, arts, culture, heritage, archives, politics, public policy, writing, editing, PR, communications, conservation, tourism, teaching, community development, publishing, design, business, advertising, and marketing.

Find out more about what can you do with a degree from UC.

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $3,374
  • International — $15,800

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $3,141 - $3,282
  • International — $15,000

SSL estimate (per 60 points):

  • 2024 — $550.20
  • 2023 — $496.20

Planning my study


Certificate Arts

Each small block represents a 15-point course. However, some courses may be 30 points or more.

This diagram is an example only – other combinations are possible. For specific course requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Arts.

Certificate in Arts

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my certificate?

The Certificate in Arts is made up of 60 points of courses at 100 and/or 200-level from Bachelor of Arts subjects, and can be awarded in up to two Arts subjects.

It can be completed full-time within 6 months, or part-time for up to 5 years.

You can transfer the credits you gain during the Certificate in Arts to the Diploma in Arts or Bachelor of Arts (and some other degrees), as long as you have not already graduated with the Certificate.

For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Arts.

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