Te Tohu Toi Tangata: Bachelor of Humanities

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Students wishing to enrol in the Bachelor of Humanities must provide evidence of their ability to successfully pursue and complete a bachelor's degree.

Entry is open to applicants who are 16 years or older, and either
- have successfully completed a relevant level 4 certificate; or
- have obtained a minimum of 42 credits at level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework, including a minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from the NZQA approved subject list, with a further 14 credits at level 3 or higher taken from no more than two additional domains on the National Qualifications Framework or approved subjects, plus
- a minimum of 14 credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the National Qualifications Framework, and
- a minimum of 8 credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori, 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing. These literacy credits are to be selected from a schedule of approved achievement or unit standards.


Students who do not meet these criteria but have special circumstances that warrant further consideration, can be admitted through an interview and testing process at the discretion of the Head of School of Undergraduate Studies.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Bachelor of Humanities graduates will be competent and confident in Te Ao Maori and as citizens of the world. They will have expertise in at least one core subject and have developed a broad based skill set in communication, critical thinking and research. Graduates will possess transferable skills valued in the workplace, in the community and for higher academic study. The Bachelor of Humanities builds on a graduate's prior education and is a key part of a graduate's lifelong learning.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 3063285
Fax: (07) 3063285
Email: wiremu.doherty@wananga.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.ac.nz

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