New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is designed for ākonga/learners who are seeking to develop broad technical skills and conceptual knowledge in arts, craft or design creative practice.
A range of industries will benefit from graduates who possess arts, craft or design creative capabilities.
Graduates will be able to operate independently within arts, craft and/or design creative and commercial environments.
Key Information for Students
Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4), or Application by Academic Qualification Applicants under 20 years: Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of 4 years secondary education, and have attained a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 2. Applicants over 20 years: Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at level 3 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the tourism or related sector for 2 or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process. Students are required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$32,000 - $48,000|
|In further study||32%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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