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To enrol in the Certificate in Arts programme you must qualify for undergraduate admission, either through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, NCEA Level 3, New Zealand University Entrance, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary Entrance or Adult Admission. Please visit the Enrolment website for details.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
The Certificate consists of 60 credits (four courses). To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the regulations button.
It can be completed in one semester of full-time study, or over a longer period of part-time study. Students who complete the Certificate in Arts can proceed to the Diploma in Arts or Bachelor of Arts if they wish.
When you have passed your four courses for the Certificate in Arts you continue on with your study but for your next enrolment you enrol under the Diploma in Arts. The four courses you completed for the Certificate now go to your Diploma.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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