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Bachelor of Arts

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Society and Culture

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$13,148

over 3 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Bachelor of Arts degree with one of 4 single majors: communication, humanities, information and library studies or social sciences. It can also be awarded with one of two double majors: communication and information and library studies or humanities and information and library studies.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

At least 60 credits at NCEA Level 3, or Passes in Level 5 courses that are recognised in New Zealand, or An overseas qualification assessed to be equivalent to one of these by the programme leader, or Passes in other certificate/diploma qualifications or courses considered appropriate by the programme leader. If you don't meet these criteria, please contact us. We will then consider the likelihood of you being successful based on your prior learning and/or other qualifications.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,383 $13,148
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,197 $18,590
Total $10,579 $31,737

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

90%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $47,821
Earnings range $39,611 - $55,265
In employment 72%
In further study 20%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

$1,000

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Geyser Community Foundation Bannan Science Award

Provided by:

Geyser Community Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.geysercf.org.nz

Value:

with an annual value of $5,000 is available

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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