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Course advice and planning

One of the great things about study Arts at Otago is the flexibility and broad range of choice available – this does mean careful planning is important to make sure you make the most of your time at Otago.

If you need advice about your study our course advisers can help with:

  • paper options
  • how to piece your degree together, especially double degrees and double majors
  • how to structure your degree to get into Honours or Postgraduate study
  • how to get credit for previous study
  • how an overseas student exchange experience might fit into your degree
  • how an internship might fit into your degree

Contact Ange or Carol, our Divisional course advisers

Ange Waddell (Undergraduate studies and Student Exchange)

Tel: 03 479 9769
Email: humanities.advising@otago.ac.nz

Carol Forbes (Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies)

Tel: 03 479 8792
Email: carol.forbes@otago.ac.nz

Academic Subject Advisers

For specific subject advice there are Academic Subject Advisers in each programme and department.

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Planning your Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree

Learn about the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and how to plan yours.

Information about the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Learn about the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree and how to plan yours.

Making changes to your course of study

You are able to make changes to your course of study, even after you have enrolled. You may add or remove papers, or even change your course completely.

Go to the University’s changing your course page for more information.

Māori and Pacific student support