2 years
Feb Jul
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 22,691
NZD 34,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Students will explore the historical context of art and design, and acquire the creative skills, techniques and processes required in order to produce quality work in selected media

Upon completion of course, graduates will be able to:

  • Explore and develop ideas and expression through experimentation with selected media, techniques and visual languages
  • Work through the creative process to produce quality art and design works in their selected fields
  • Research the context, content and practice of their specialist fields in order to extend their own art and design practice, and document findings
  • Identify models of excellence in their fields
  • Recognize the professional and ethical standards required in their specialist fields

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants under 20 require:
    • A portfolio
    • A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in each of 2 subjects, one of which must be art or design or art-related, plus
    • 14 credits at Level 3 or higher taken from no more than 2 additional domains or approved subjects
  • Applicants aged 20 or over require demonstrated commitment through the portfolio and interview.
  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language:
    • A minimum IELTS score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5, or
    • NZCEL Level 5 with an endorsement of either Academic or Professional