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Postgraduate Certificate in Design

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements are
1. The Bachelor of Design (discipline endorsed) Level 7, or an equivalent qualification at bachelor level in a related discipline, or equivalent documented professional experience.
2. A physical or digital portfolio which demonstrates a range of creative work relevant to their field
3. International entrants must demonstrate that they have equivalent experience/qualifications as domestic entrants, and, for those whose first language is not English, must provide evidence of English language competence of IELTS academic band score of 6.5 (overall) with no individual band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Design will extend and deepen their knowledge and understanding of design research methods and the professional design environment. Graduates will have completed an applied design project, which allows them to address sustainability from multiple perspectives and to position their work within a wider market context. This qualification prepares students for further postgraduate study, or for employment in a creative design or design management role.

What graduates earn

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

$42,000

Median earnings one year after study

$48,000

Median earnings two years after study

$58,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

84%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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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

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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