Please note: This version is only available to students who began studying this qualification before 11 September 2012.
If you are a new student and want to enrol in this qualification, please visit the revised qualification page.
If you started studying this qualification before 11 September 2012 you can complete this qualification version, or you may be able to enrol in the new version, depending on the courses you’ve completed. If you have any questions or want to find out more about the new version, please contact us.
If you want to continue studying the version you’re enrolled in, you will need to complete all courses by Trimester 3, 2018 because this version will close at the end of 2018.
A summary of changes to the new qualification version:
The are two new compulsory courses are:
- 74109 – Art & Literature New Zealand (Humanities course)
- 72141 - Academic Writing (Information & Library Studies course which replaces 72175 - Principles of Records Management).
The Humanities and Information & Library Studies double major is a qualification with a strong vocational application. It also provides a breadth of knowledge and understanding of a range of cultural and social issues and contexts. The Information & Library Studies courses focus on the New Zealand library and information environment, while the Humanities major develops understanding and critical thinking skills within the context of key philosophical and cultural movements.
This qualification is recognised by LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) for the purposes of professional registration.
It is also accredited by Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA). Successfully completion of this programme (incorporating RIM specialisation) allows members to apply for professional membership of the Association. Please consult the programme leader to discuss what courses should be included.
We also offer a range of certificates and diplomas that can be used as a stepping stone to a degree. We suggest you plan your study so that, where applicable, the first qualification you get is a diploma or a certificate.