Faculty of Arts
You can choose from courses which focus on a variety of themes, cultures, regions and time periods. You can study New Zealand history, Māori and indigenous histories, European history, American history and the histories of Asia, Australia and the Pacific.
You are expected and encouraged to learn both historical content and historical skills: critical and creative thinking, and the ability to research, assess, interpret and present historical information.
You can study History as:
- a BA major or minor subject
- elective courses in the BA.
Find out more about these undergraduate programmes.
Requirements for a BA major and minor
For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.
For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.
For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.
Requirements for a major or minor in History
You must choose your courses from those listed in the BA schedule for History.
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