New Zealand Diploma in Graphic Design

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people wanting to gain the general graphic design skills and knowledge required to work in a junior technical or assistant role in a graphic design studio environment.

The graphic design industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having people with practical and conceptual skills that reflect current industry practice in graphic design.

Graduates will be capable of creating graphic design work within a team by applying the design process within project briefs. Graduates may have some responsibility for leading aspects of a graphic design project using basic leadership skills.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Graphic and Design Studies at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

51%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngā Ara Mātua Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$2500 - This scholarship can be used for tuition fees and/or accommodation

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Fuji Xerox AUT Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology

Website:

http://www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$6,750

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (4) 463 3000
Fax: (04) 802 3112
Web: http://

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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