Graduate Diploma in Creativity (Digital Media)

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Bachelor degree in a creative discipline
OR
- Ability to demonstrate equivalent practical experience, professional or educational experience appropriate to the Graduate Diploma's digital media major discipline.

If a prior degree was in a different creative discipline from the major offered in the Graduate Diploma, evidence of ability based on portfolio and/or interview is required.

Portfolio evidence and/or interview is also required to demonstrate equivalent practical experience, professional or educational experience.

International: IELTS 6.00 (no band lower than 5.5), or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides a forward-looking, versatile programme of study for graduate students.
The focus is on applied digital media and the development of skills and knowledge that are valued
in a range of creative occupations and professions and in the wider community. The programme
addresses both specific skills in the discipline and also transferable skills needed for collaborative
and entrepreneurial work. Students graduate with an expectation of ongoing change throughout
their careers, and with the skills, attributes and capability to adapt to such changes.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Creative Arts at this level can earn:

$33,000

Median earnings one year after study

$41,000

Median earnings two years after study

$51,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

73%

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

Website:

https://maorieducation.org.nz/

Value:

$3,500

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Tū i te ora scholarship

Provided by:

Northland Regional Council

Website:

https://www.nrc.govt.nz/your-council/work-with-us/funding-and-awards/

Value:

$3000

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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

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

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