Postgraduate Diploma in Design
Otago Polytechnic Ltd
Graphic Arts and Design Studies
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Design will extend and deepen their knowledge and understanding of design research methods and professional design practices. Through applied design projects students will address sustainability and consider impact from multiple perspectives, and position their work in a wider market context. The final project is supported by a body of writing and presented in a public forum. This qualification prepares students for further postgraduate study or a career in design or design management.
Key Information for Students
Minimum entry requirements are the Bachelor of Design (discipline endorsed) Level 7, or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, or equivalent documented professional experience. A physical or digital portfolio which demonstrates a range of creative work relevant to their field. International entrants must demonstrate that they have equivalent experience/qualifications as domestic entrants.
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||$30,380 - $49,588|
|In further study||8%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Ngā Ara Mātua Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$2500 - This scholarship can be used for tuition fees and/or accommodation
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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.