Faculty of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA(Hons)
The BA(Hons) is a separate qualification that you can take after a completed BA. You can also use a BAHons) with an average grade of B or higher as the entry qualification for the one-year MA - at any time in the future. The BA(Hons) consists of advanced taught courses and some supervised research.
Ancient History, Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Chinese, Comparative Literature, Criminology, Development Studies, Drama, Economics, Education, Employment Relations and Organisation Studies, English, Film, Television and Media Studies, French, Geography, German, Greek, History, Italian, Japanese, Languages and Literature, Latin, Linguistics, Logic and Computation, Māori Studies, Mathematics, Medieval and Early Modern European Studies, Museums and Cultural Heritage, Music, Pacific Studies, Philosophy, Political Studies, Psychology, Screen Production, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics.
- A completed BA with a major in the relevant subject. You must have an average grade of at least 'B' in your best 45 points above Stage II in that subject.
- Any particular requirements or prerequisites specified for your subject.
- Approval of the Head of Department or Graduate Adviser.
You can be admitted to a BA(Hons) in the following subjects if you have completed a BA with a major in a related subject:
Admission from an incomplete BA
You may be permitted to begin the BA(Hons) if you have completed your major (with the required grade average) and have only 15 points left to complete your BA. You must complete your BA within the first semester of BA(Hons) enrolment.
120 points of 700-level (postgraduate) courses are combined with a research component of at least 30 points. You may be able to include up to 30 points in 700-level courses from another subject.
To see the courses you may take and how to structure your study, refer to the BA(Hons) schedule.
University regulations for bachelors honours postgraduate degrees.