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If you have achieved a high standard of academic performance in your Bachelor of Arts or Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma in Arts, why not study towards a BA(Hons)? It will take your qualification and prospects up a whole level.
With a BA(Hons) you will take advanced courses and research in the subject you studied for your BA or GCert/GDipArts.
An honours degree is a highly regarded qualification, showing your in-depth understanding of the arts and their application to the real world.
Massey offers passionate and friendly lecturers, a world-class distance-learning programme and access to multi-media learning materials.
After your Honours programme you could go on to a Master of Arts (120 credits).
“I greatly appreciated the flexibility that the distance learning programme at Massey University offers…”
Born in the UK, but with Kiwi heritage on my father’s side, I moved to Whangarei when I was 25, subsequently marrying a Kiwi. I initially worked in the video marketing world but when my wife started studying I decided it was time for me to follow my interests in mathematics and philosophy.
I greatly appreciated the flexibility that the distance learning programme at Massey University offers. It enabled me to study all papers of my Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts entirely from Whangarei while working my study around my busy life.
My faith and deepening knowledge in philosophy motivated me to take a leadership role in putting ideas into action. In 2011, my wife and I started a small church and charity in Whangarei that has led to the continued flourishing of several community projects. My academic achievements, and dedication to improving the lives of others, have been recognised by the Gates Cambridge foundation. They have awarded me with the prestigious Gates scholarship to study a Master in Philosophy as an international student from New Zealand at Cambridge University starting in October 2016.
In the future I anticipate completing a doctorate and sharing my knowledge and experience with others through research and teaching at universities. My passion and life vision is to challenge fundamental assumptions and bring fresh perspective regarding the complex world we live in.
Follow your passion into a profession where critical thinking and communication skills, fresh perspectives and new ideas will be highly valued.
The BA(Hons) can be a stepping-off point for any number of disciplines and careers. Employers appreciate this flexibility. They also appreciate the ability of BA(Hons) graduates to reason, research, analyse, criticise, communicate and think laterally.
Employers, industries and the labour market of the future need people who can thrive in an ever-changing labour market, and be able to effectively challenge and critique new encounters. Our BA(Hons) will develop your interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to ensure you remain agile and able to take on the opportunities the future holds.
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