Develop your passion for literature. Understand how great writing has shaped identity, culture, and society.
Massey’s Bachelor of Arts (English) offers you thorough coverage of great literature in English, from Shakespeare to the present day.
The university courses are taught by active researchers who share your love of literature.
They’ll introduce you to amazing writing and the reasons why it matters.
A Massey BA (English) gives you tools to understand how literature helps create the world we live in.
You’ll explore the ethical and social power of literary language and rhetoric, helping you to think deeply about the world and your place in it.
Choose from a select range of courses where you can use your English skills in more creative and applied ways.
Choose to expand the horizons of your major by taking a course in creative writing, theatre studies, or public and professional writing.
You’ll get excellent training in expressing yourself in a range of written, digital and oral forms.
You’ll develop specialized skills in reading and writing that are transferable into any professional career.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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