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You can develop your passion for literature, studying 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 specialised 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|
Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:
EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways:
|Entry point||Entry requirement||Exit point||Exit|
|Week 1||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overall||Week 10||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|Week 11||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall||Week 20||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
|Programme Level||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)||5.0 overall||61 overall||36 overall||155|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)||5.5 overall||70 overall||42 overall||165|
Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.
India: All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English.
Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.
Summer School: If you need to do a course before you start your programme, there may be options for you in Summer School.
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