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New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Performing Arts not elsewhere classified

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 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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:

$22,738

Median earnings one year after study

$24,067

Median earnings two years after study

$30,185

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

46%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$3,500

Read more

Maori Education Trust: Nicholas Irwin Hunt Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$3,500

Read more

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: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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