Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is mainly aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Arts who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out. It can also serve as a pathway to advanced research at master's or doctoral level.

Within this programme you can specialise in criminology and criminal justice, education, hospitality, psychology or tourism. You complete a research methods course, advanced courses relevant to your discipline as well as a supervised research project.

Start date: 2021

Start date: 2022

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts with a B+ grade average or higher in level 7 courses in the selected subject area for this degree, or equivalent

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

Education

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Other specialisations

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

You complete a research methods course, courses on advanced topics related to your chosen specialisation, and a supervised 60-point research dissertation that is relevant to your discipline.

Refer to your chosen specialisation for specific courses in your discipline.

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3696
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
North Campus
South Campus
Starts:
12 Jul 2021
12 Feb 2022
28 Feb 2022
18 Jul 2022
*In 2022, Students in criminology and criminal justice normally start on 12 February, and students in psychology can only start on 28 Feb.
Fees:
Domestic
$8,807
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$32,095
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

Scholarships at AUT

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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