Certificate in Arts
The Certificate in Arts (CertArts) is designed for you if you want 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 – example degree structure
Arts subject (eg, Anthropology)
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.
The Certificate in Arts is made up of 60 points (four standard 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 Bachelor of Arts (and some other degrees), as long as you have not already graduated with the Certificate.
You can choose four courses (60 points) at 100 and/or 200-level from up to two of the below subjects:
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 you can do with a degree from UC.
See Tuition Fee Structure for more information
|2021||60||Banded Fee - total tuition fee dependent on course selection||$3,141-$3,324|
|2021||60||Anthropology; Art History and Theory; Chinese; Cinema Studies; Classics; Cultural Studies; Digital Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities; Education; English; English Language; European and European Union 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; Te Reo Māori (Band 1)||$3,141|
|2021||60||Economics (Band 2)||$3,324|
|2021||60||Statistics (Band 9)||$3,153|
|2021||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$14,000|
|2022||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$14,400|
For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Arts.
For study planning help, contact Te Rōpū Takawaenga o UC | UC Liaison Office (new students) or a Te Rāngai Toi Tangata | College of Arts Student Advisor (advancing students).
For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Rāngai Toi Tangata | College of Arts.