Educational Criteria Completed NCEA level 3 with University Entrance including at least - 14 credits in an English language rich subject, e.g. English, history, art history, classics, geography, economics Alternative Educational Criteria - Minimum of 'B' passes in a relevant Level 4 Bridging Programme Or - Evidence of recent successful study in other relevant courses at tertiary level Or - Documented verifiable evidence of relevant work life experience (usually the equivalent of two year's full time) that indicates the ability to meet the requirements of this degree. Such evidence would normally include details of roles/responsibilities undertaken, interpersonal skills, other achievements and referee statements. Admission under this provision requires an interview with and approval from the Programme Leader. English Language Requirements If English or Maori is not the applicant's first language, or if the applicant did not undertake their secondary schooling in English, candidates will need to have passed an English language proficiency test with an Academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 in all bands.