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To enrol in the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business programme you must qualify for undergraduate admission, either through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, NCEA Level 3, New Zealand University Entrance, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary Entrance or Adult Admission. Please visit http://enrol.massey.ac.nz for details.
Click the Apply Now button to choose a specialisation. When you apply for your courses from 1 October, you will be required to select a specialisation for the other degree.
In order to transfer into a conjoint programme, students must meet the following requirements:
Candidates who have studied at another tertiary institution should submit a verified academic transcript following their online enrolment application.
Courses from completed qualifications may not be cross credited into or between components of the conjoint programme.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
You should normally choose about half your credits for each year from each degree.
First year full-time students in the conjoint degree programme should enrol for a total of eight courses (120 credits), including the 100-level courses required for the BA and BBus subjects they intend to study at 200-level. Generally your eight courses should include at least three courses from each of the BA and BBus degrees.
In your second year you will need to take nine courses, so that by the end of the year you have passed at least 255 credits.
In your third year you will normally take a combination of 200- and 300-level courses which will allow you to complete your 300-level requirements in your fourth year.
Please note, once you are enrolled in the conjoint programme, you must:
Note: not all combinations of BA/BBus majors are available at all campuses, and not all courses are available each year.
You need to pass a total of 510 credits (34 courses) to complete the qualification.
The BA part of the qualification consists of 255 credits (17 courses) to be made up of:
The BBus part of the programme which must be completed with a major, consists of 255 credits (17 courses) to be made up of:
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|BA major |
|230.111 or 230.112|
|230.111 or 230.112|
|BBus core courses|
|BBus core courses|
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates
To view the qualification requirements, please click the “View regulations” button above. For information about each of the majors/specialisations and their courses, see the major web page linked from the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business programme pages.
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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