Certificate in Arts

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Certificate in Arts (CertArts), crafted for individuals eager to delve into university-level education without the commitment of traditional long-term programs. Our dynamic curriculum caters to your aspirations, whether you seek intellectual stimulation, wish to explore diverse subjects, or aim to balance your studies with other commitments.


Dive into a rich tapestry of subjects within our Certificate in Arts program, where experiential learning meets academic excellence. Immerse yourself in field trips, real-world case studies, and hands-on projects, preparing you for a future brimming with possibilities. Choose from a plethora of courses at 100 and/or 200-level, tailoring your academic journey to your passions and ambitions. Whether pursued full-time over 6 months or part-time over 5 years, this certificate serves as a flexible pathway towards further academic pursuits, including our esteemed Diploma in Arts or Bachelor of Arts programs, with seamless credit transfers.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol.
  • CAE or CPE: Minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listeningNZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 4 – Academic endorsement.
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • Anthropology
  • Art History and Theory
  • Chinese
  • Cinema Studies
  • Classics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • European and European Union Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Communication
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Te Reo Māori
  • Domestic — $3,374
  • International — $15,800

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a world of opportunities as a graduate of our Certificate in Arts program. Join a league of successful alumni who have forged illustrious careers in diverse fields, testament to the program’s relevance in today’s dynamic job market. Gain invaluable skills in critical thinking, communication, and cultural appreciation, equipping you to thrive in an ever-evolving professional landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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