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Diploma in Creative Technologies from Wellington Institute of Technology

Contact info

Phone: 0800 935 832

Entry requirements

· University Entrance; or Cert in Design (level 4) and Cert in Creative Technologies (level 5)· IELTS 6.0· Professional Portfolio with interview· Special Entry is available

Common Questions

Subject area:
Graphic Arts and Design Studies
Diploma Level 6
Credits gained on completion of this course:

What can I learn during this qualification?

The Diploma in Creative Technologies provides opportunities for multidisciplinary study that will cover majors in the fields of visual arts, interior design, digital media, multimedia, print (pre and post production), digital film and television, animation, motion graphics, video, photography, cultural and indigenous design, Te Reo Mâori, Mâori design, information technology, electro-tech, engineering, built environment and smart product design.

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students will have ability to improvise and creatively implement new technologies. · They will be capable of helping create and develop products, systems and services for diverse cultures.· They will be reasonably flexible integrators in the development process and a source of creative guidance to others seeking to realise their own creative products and services.They will have research skills required to unlock information sources underpinning their professional practice and to lay the foundation for life-long learning· They will be employable, with an understanding of the world of work including commercial awareness and some knowledge of professional environments and the cultures of work.· They will be capable of participating in multidisciplinary teams working in both community situations, commercial and competitive business environments.· They will be able to deal with some of the concepts and implications of different materials and technologies as they affect people, profits and the environment.· They will be able to play a role in managing creative and design development processes; recognizing and acting upon issues of social and environmental responsibility.· They will understand and communicate the cultural, social and contextual significance within the implementation of creative and design strategies.·They will be articulate spokespeople both visually and verbally, communicating to variable audiences within their domains of professional practice.· They will be able to proceed to Level 7 Bachelor of Creative Technology

What jobs can I do with this qualification?

Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Editor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Graphic Designer, Industrial Designer, Exhibition Technician, Signmaker, Visual Merchandiser and Graphic Pre-Press Worker

Scholarships for this qualification

Yoobee School of Design - Diploma in Animation and Digital Video

Yoobee School of Design - Auckland and Christchurch Campus
Tuition Fees only


Benefitz Graphic Design Scholarships

Benefitz DMA Ltd - Managing Director
$1,000 each


Wellington Institute of Technology training provider details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832    Phone: (04) 920 2400    Fax: (04) 920 2401    Email: information@weltec.ac.nz    Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

Other locations


11 Kensington Ave


Auckland Campus
3 Wakefield Street
PO Box 6413
Wellesley Street


11-17 Church Street
Wellington CBD Campus


Petone Campus
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone, Lower Hutt


54 Cuba Street
WelTec School of Hospitality


Sichuan Province


Whitireia Community Polytechnic
Mohuia Campus
12 Mohuia Crescent, Elsdon

View other courses available through Wellington Institute of Technology

Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)