Come and get creatively inspired at Waikato! Our Arts graduates are in demand for their flexible skills, practical outlook and depth of understanding they bring to their roles. Studying Arts will allow you to learn how to apply the power of language, literature, screens, music, movement and performance. In doing so, you will develop your communication skills, creative and design practices that express ideas, develop concepts and promote services.


Gareth R Schott
Associate Professor

Within the School of Arts we offer we offer 5 degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Design


For more information on Arts at Waikato, click here.

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Application closes   31 AUGUST​

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