Bachelor of Arts(School of Arts, School of Psychology and School of Social Sciences)

University of Waikato

Back to Courses

Program Overview

With a BA you gain an internationally recognised degree, leading to diverse career opportunities. Through your study you will develop sector-specific analytical abilities and research experience, well-honed written and verbal communication skills, and a broad perspective on the world and its various cultures.


Depending on the major subject you choose, the BA may be taken within the School of Arts, the School of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies or the Faculty of Law. From 2020, seven major subjects will be available in Tauranga.


Hamilton NZNew Zealand

  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

NZ$ 35,420


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

Book your study abroad counselling today !
By submitting you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Choose a specified programme

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Education and Society
  • English
  • Environmental Planning
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Development
  • International Languages and Cultures
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
  • Pacific and Indigenous Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies
  • Psychology
  • Screen and Media Studies
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Theatre Studies
  • Writing Studies

You will be eligible to apply for this degree if you have University Entrance and meet any additional requirements for the qualification. All other applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The cost of studying at University of Waikato varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen.

Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay NZ$35,420 annually, to study in University of Waikato.

  • Analyst
  • Composer
  • Editor
  • Events Manager
  • Foreign Affairs Adviser
  • Historian
  • Journalist
  • Museum Curator
  • Orator
  • Politician
  • Screenwriter
  • Television Director or Producer
  • Writer
Book your study abroad counselling today !
By submitting you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.