With 30 major subjects to choose from, spanning the humanities, social sciences, languages, and creative arts, Bachelor of Arts (BA) students can follow their passion and gain valuable skills.
Over the three years of your degree, you will gain the critical thinking, creative problem solving, and communication skills that employers want. Unique practical experiences such as internships are on offer too.
Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol.
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
For information on the enrolment process, please see how to apply for undergraduate qualifications.Recommended preparation
All Arts subjects, including languages, can be started at first-year level without previous knowledge of the subject. A good standard of oral and written English is important.
Successful study to Year 13 is recommended for advanced Mathematics courses.
BA internships count towards your degree. Participants gain a valuable taste of the professional world, apply their knowledge in real scenarios, and explore potential career options.
Arts graduates enjoy a raft of exciting career destinations, for instance in media, government, iwi organisations, international relations, culture, heritage, archives, politics, public policy, writing, editing, PR, communications, conservation, Maori development, tourism, teaching, community development, publishing, design, business, advertising, or marketing.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.