Bachelor of Creative Industries

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The programme provides a systematic and coherent introduction of knowledge to the creative industries so that students develop the creative thinking and practice linked to the dynamic and divergent employment needs of the creative industries.

Graduates will have developed the confidence and ability to generate authentic, creative ideas. They will have a sound understanding of collaborative interdisciplinary practice alongside a specialisation, in the form of a major, in Fashion Design, Graphic Design, or Visual Art. The degree is designed to develop student abilities to generate solutions and products in project teams, developing entrepreneurial skills in non-profit and profit enterprise.

Creative Thinking Skills
* Explore creativity; and the process of having authentic ideas that have value
* Demonstrate capability to be flexible and responsive
* Apply creative thinking, divergent thinking and idea generation to find practical and innovative solutions
* Apply critical and reflective thinking to the design process
* Reflect and critique self, peer and groups and apply to learning and development of self and projects
* Understand the forms of research in creative arts
* Apply independent research skills and problem solving approaches relevant to the creative industries
* Apply an understanding of the relationships between theory and practice
* Develop own practice as a creative endeavour

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

University Entrance or Certificate in Art & Design L4

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,303 $21,908
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,037 $30,112
Total $17,340 $52,020

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $46,000
Earnings range $37,000 - $54,000
In employment 71%
In further study 15%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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