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Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Theatre Studies (BA(Hons))

Apply for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) through the Dunedin campus in 2016

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At Otago a BA(Hons) degree involves:

  • An additional (4th) year of study at 400-level
  • Greater immersion in the major subject(s) at 200- and 300-level

Students generally apply for admission to the Honours programme in their second or third year. However, it is also possible to enter the programme at 400-level.

  • To be eligible for admission to the Honours programme in Theatre Studies at 200-level, students need to achieve a B average in papers to the value of at least 126 points at 100-level, including at least 36 points in Theatre Studies.
  • Students entering the Honours programme at 300-level must normally have completed at least 252 points of their degree, and should have an average of at least B over papers worth 90 points at 200-level, including THEA papers.
  • Students entering the programme at 400-level need to have a grade average of at least B+ over 72 points at 300-level. Students should have completed at least 360 points (the requirements for the BA).

Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) in Theatre Studies

Papers Points
  • THEA 490  Dissertation, or THEA 451  Advanced Directing

  • Four further 400-level THEA papers

    An approved paper may be substituted for one 400-level THEA paper



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Further Information

Further information about the Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) at Otago is available elsewhere on the University website.