Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)

You can use the BA side of your conjoint to enrich subject knowledge and skills directly related to the other side of your conjoint, or to pursue interests which have no obvious link to your other degree. Language study on the Arts side of conjoint degrees can increase your international employment options.

The BFA(Hons) programme at Elam School of Fine Arts offers a comprehensive mixed-discipline, studio-based programme of study that will prepare you for a creative career in New Zealand or internationally, in a broad array of creative industries activities.

A conjoint degree gives you a wider range of skills and options for employment after university study. Whether you study language, art history, literature or pursue an area of study linked to critical practices such as philosophy or the social sciences a conjoint BA/BFA (Honours) is a great option for anyone looking to explore the range of opportunities available to you at the University of Auckland.  

Programme structure

A total of 675 points comprising 255 points from Bachelor of Arts courses and 390 points from Bachelor of Fine Arts courses. For more information, visit the University Calendar.


5 years

Guaranteed entry requirements

Students who have achieved a grade point average of 5 or higher in all Fine Arts course above Stage II may be permitted to enrol for this degree.

To find out how to gain entry to the University of Auckland and the qualifications you require for admission into programmes please visit Entry requirements.

Fees – 2018

Estimated annual tuition fees for domestic students in 2018: NZ$6750–NZ$9026.10.

Your exact tuition fees will relate to the courses you choose, but are likely to be within this range. Fees per point are charged at the rate set for that subject irrespective of the qualification the course is taken for.

In addition to tuition fees, you will also pay a Student Services fee. In 2018, if you are enrolled in 135 points, you will pay a fee of $915.30.

Find out more about Fees and money matters.

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