New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ltd
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is designed for learners with broad knowledge and skills in arts, crafts and/or design who wish to specialise in a selected area.
The creative industries and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit from graduates who can critically analyse research findings, critically evaluate work, and present resolved work in a real-world context.
Graduates will be able to independently select and apply a range of processes in a specialised area of arts, craft and/or design.
Key Information for Students
To gain entry Applicants must be 17 years of age or over. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens, permanent residents or have the requisite visa for study purposes. Students must be able to demonstrate adequate literacy and/or numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic and health and safety requirements of the programme/course on which they enrol. For domestic applicants under 20 years old, domestic applicants 20 years old and over and International applicants: Applicants must have completed a Level 5 qualification in a related field or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills. A portfolio containing 10 pieces of work: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio when they apply for the programme. The portfolio will show applicants creative ideas, originality, curiosity and imagination, and how they can use this within creative work. Special admission: Waiariki will consider students for special admission who do not satisfy the standard academic entry requirements of a programme but who in the opinion of the Programme Area Lead are capable of achieving the programme outcomes English Language Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of having achieved an IELTS (International English Language Test Score) Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 in each academic category: reading, listening, writing and speaking as per NZQA Appendix 2 requirements and issued within the last two years. For exemptions to this requirement please see the Waiariki Academic Regulations on the Waiariki website
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||$21,996 - $40,622|
|In further study||32%|
|On a benefit||4%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.