Certificate in Arts

Choose from a wide range of arts-related papers and prepare yourself for further study with the one-semester Certificate in Arts.

This one-semester programme will help you develop introductory knowledge and skills in one or more arts-related disciplines.

When you successfully complete the Certificate in Arts, you’ll be prepared for further study at undergraduate level.

Minimum entry requirements

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in Writing and a minimum of 5.0 in other bands, or equivalent

English language requirements

Choose from a range of arts subjects

You can study degree papers in the following subject areas:

  • Chinese
  • Creative writing
  • Culinary arts
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English and new media studies
  • Event management
  • History
  • Hospitality
  • International studies
  • Japanese
  • Māori development
  • New Zealand Sign Language and Deaf Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social sciences
  • Spanish
  • Tourism

We help you identify what papers match your interests and will help you achieve your career goals.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK2002
Level:
5
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
1 Mar 2021
12 Jul 2021
Fees:
Domestic
$3,355
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2020. The exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2020, 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
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
$14,608
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2020. The exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2020, the tuition fee may vary from the figure 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.

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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