Faculty of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The Bachelor of Arts gives you the freedom to choose from a wide range of subjects.
You can develop the transferable skills which employers value and leave your career options open for the future.
Find out more about BA career options.
- Allows you to enjoy the flexibility to discover your interests and strengths.
- You can choose any combination of subjects (there are no compulsory subjects).
- You can adapt your degree as your studies develop.
Go to information about entry requirements for Arts programmes.
The BA takes three years of full-time study to complete. You can also study part-time, and you can take as long as you need to finish.
You must study at least three BA subjects (although most students do more). Your degree must also have one major subject and one minor subject, or two BA majors. You can take courses in a subject that is not your major or minor, provided you meet any course prerequisites.
BA majors and minors
- Ancient History
- Art History
- Asian Studies
- Classical Studies
- Dance (minor only)
- Employment Relations and Organisation Studies
- English Language Acquisition and Linguistics
- Ethnomusicology (minor only)
- European Studies
- Film, Television and Media Studies
- Languages and Literature
- Latin American Studies (minor only)
- Logic and Computation
- Māori Studies
- Medieval and Early Modern European Studies
- Pacific Studies
- Political Studies
- Social Science for Public Health
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
- Women's Studies
- Writing Studies
You can also take individual courses as electives in:
See our information for future undergraduates on how to apply.