School of Humanities - Te Pokapū Aronui Tāngata

The School of Humanities is home to Art History; Classics and Ancient History; English, Drama and Writing Studies; History; Philosophy; and Theology.

Key information


  • Art History

    Our interests include art history and theory, visual culture and museums.

  • Classics and Ancient History

    Our teaching and research covers Ancient History, Classical Studies, Greek and Latin.

  • English and Drama

    We include English, Creative Writing, Drama and Writing Studies.

  • History

    Develop an understanding of the past and discover how the past influences the present and can shape the future.

  • Museums and Cultural Heritage

    Develop an understanding of museums and heritage practices in visual and material culture, with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

  • Philosophy

    Philosophy examines fundamental questions concerning human nature and our place in the world.

  • Theological and Religious Studies

    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Theological and Religious Studies.