Graduate Certificate in Information Design

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

*Academic
A Bachelor's degree.

*Alternative
Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree) or evidence of practical, professional or educational experience supporting their ability to work at this level.

*English
If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest).
Note: IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test. Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

*Admission
Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Graduate Certificate is to enable students to develop essential skills in information design. The focus is on creating effective user-centred content relevant to an information driven age.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Communication and Media Studies at this level can earn:

$37,000

Median earnings one year after study

$44,000

Median earnings two years after study

$53,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

78%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Website:

http://www.advanceashburton.org.nz/

Value:

variable - see "Additional Information".

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The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$1,000

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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 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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