New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts
Performing Arts not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their career as a professional performer in the Performing Arts industry in a non-traditional performing arts discipline such as Pasifika, Musical Theatre, Circus Arts or other non-defined and emerging arts. This qualification is not intended for individuals wishing to focus on Dance, Drama or Music.
It provides the performing arts industry with individuals who have advanced technical proficiency and artistry to perform as a professional performer in their chosen discipline.
Graduates can contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Key Information for Students
NCEA level 2 or equivalent qualification/work experience AND evidence of ability based on an audition International: IELTS 6.00 (no band lower than 5.5), or equivalent
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||$30,000 - $47,000|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||4%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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