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 seeking specialised graphic design skills and knowledge required to work as a junior designer in a graphic design studio environment, or in self-employment or freelance work.

The graphic design industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having people with specialised skills in graphic design.

Graduates will be capable of creating a body of graphic design work as an individual or member of a team. Graduates will be able to take a leadership role within a team. Graduates will have specialised practical and conceptual skills that reflect current industry practice.

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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