Bachelor of Arts

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Society and Culture

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry 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 these criteria are not met, special arrangements may be made, based on your prior learning and/or other qualifications.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:

$38,000

Median earnings one year after study

$45,000

Median earnings two years after study

$55,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

64%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Motu Wellbeing and Sustainability Maori Internship

Provided by:

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Website:

https://motu.nz/about-us/capacity-building/scholarships/

Value:

All domestic interns at Motu receive a stipend.

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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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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

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