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Certificate

 

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Six months full-time; part-time over two years (you will study during semester one in both year one and two)
  • Level 4
  • Starts February 2022
  • Apply until start date or class is full

No matter what direction your creative career takes, you'll benefit from having the ability to learn and apply creative processes, methods and technologies in both art- and design-based studio projects. This programme is great preparation for further study in any creative programme. Successful completion of this Certificate will prepare you for application to the Bachelor of Design (Communication, Fashion or Product), Bachelor of Architectural Studies or the Bachelor of Visual Arts.

New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Six months full-time; part-time over two years (you will study during semester two in both year one and two)
  • Level 4
  • Starts 18 July 2022
  • Apply by 30 June

Project options in digital photography, digital illustration, web design, video production and moving image, animation and interactivity will allow you to develop real-world skills and a portfolio of work for application to higher level study. Successful completion of this Certificate and the New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) will prepare you for application to the Bachelor of Design (Communication, Fashion or Product), Bachelor of Architectural Studies or Bachelor of Visual Arts.

New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Six months full-time; two years part-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts 18 July 2022
  • Apply by 30 June

Got a passion for fashion and wondering how to get a career in the fashion industry? Look no further! Embark on this hands-on qualification to get the technical skills, knowledge and industry-awareness you need for further study in the Bachelor of Design (Fashion) or to gain entry-level roles assisting with design, styling, retail/merchandising, and basic garment construction.

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology) or (Interior Architecture)

  • Dunedin
  • Three years full-time or five years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Gain the skills you need to pursue a career in architecture design and the building industry. Prepare to work as an Architectural Technologist or for further study if you want to become an Architect or Interior Architect. In addition, this programme will enable you to develop your awareness of the social responsibilities of designers and technologists within the built environment.

Bachelor of Design (Communication)

  • Dunedin
  • Three years full-time; six years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February 2022
  • Apply now

Use your creativity and vision to communicate original and exciting ideas. During this hands-on degree, you'll learn to tell stories through still and moving image, text and interactive media. You'll develop industry-ready skills and use project-based learning to apply them to community- and client-driven projects that have a focus on positive social and environmental change. You can choose to specialise in areas such as graphic design and typography; illustration, animation and character design; UX for game design; visual design for games; 3D modelling and world building; game narratives and interactive fiction; web design and mobile app design; film and photograph; A Capable NZ option is available for those with relevant work experience.

Bachelor of Design (Fashion)

  • Dunedin
  • Three years full-time; six years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February 2022
  • Apply now

Become a fashion designer or skilled, industry-ready fashion professional with this internationally-recognised qualification. Sewing skills aren't essential, as long as you're into fashion, you're creative, a hard worker and a risk taker. This leading fashion degree is recognised for its international opportunities, industry connections and the chance to develop your style and identity as a designer. The programme is hands-on and reflects current industry practice. You'll develop your advanced design and technical skills, extend your market knowledge and explore enterprise opportunities.

Bachelor of Design (Product)

  • Dunedin
  • Three years full-time; six years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February 2022
  • Apply by 30 November

Product Design is an exciting, ever-evolving profession focused on designing objects and systems to improve the way we live. As a product designer you could work for corporations, manufacturers, consultancies and in the public sector, working to create specialised equipment with multidisciplinary teams that include doctors, researchers and engineers. You'll graduate well-equipped for the workforce, with transferable skills in project management, communication, marketing and idea generation.

Graduate Diploma in Design (Specialty)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; up to two years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply now

Achieve an applied qualification to complement your degree in a specialist area of design. Ideal if you are a professional designer or practitioner wishing to develop your applied skills and studio project experience.

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Postgraduate

Bachelor of Design (Honours)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; two years part-time
  • Level 8
  • Starts February 2021
  • Apply by 31 January

If you have already achieved excellence in your undergraduate degree, this postgraduate qualification is a great opportunity to extend and deepen your knowledge and understanding of design research methods and professional design practice. Graduates of this programme will be well-prepared for further postgraduate study or employment in a design creative lead role.

Postgraduate Certificate in Design

  • Dunedin
  • One semester full-time; one year part-time
  • Level 8
  • Starts February 2021
  • Apply by 31 January

This qualification introduces you to postgraduate study in a guided learning environment. Extend and deepen your knowledge and understanding of design research methods and the professional design environment. Graduates will be well-prepared for further postgraduate study such as our Postgraduate Diploma in Design or Master of Design Enterprise qualifications, or for employment in a wide range of creative or design management roles.

Postgraduate Diploma in Design

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; two years part-time
  • Level 8
  • Starts February 2021
  • Apply by 31 January

Ideal for graduates who want to extend and deepen their research skills and professional design practices through applied design research projects which are self-generated or developed with industry or community partners. Graduates will be well-prepared for further postgraduate study such as our Master of Design or Master of Design Enterprise qualifications, or for a career in design or design management.

Master of Design

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; three years part-time
  • Level 9
  • Starts anytime
  • Apply now

This qualification of excellence allows you to develop a significant body of scholarly creative work which is presented in a public forum and supported by an exegesis or equivalent. Alternatively, you can complete this programme through a thesis which could form the basis of academic journal articles. Graduates will be well-prepared for doctoral-level study, an academic career or a lead design or design management role.

Master of Design Enterprise

  • Dunedin
  • 18 months full-time
  • Level 9
  • Starts February 2021
  • Apply by 31 January

Want to develop the ability to provide design and design-led strategy expertise within an organisation or enterprise? Engage in industry-based research tailored to suit your particular needs.