Bachelor of Design
Auckland University of Technology
Creative Arts not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
BDes graduates will be critically reflective design practitioners with a range of specialist skills in a major of their choice. They will have an understanding of design processes and theories and specific technical knowledge and skills. They will be equipped with the ability to think creatively, approach problems in a flexible way and communicate design concepts with fluency, intelligence and style. Graduates will also be prepared for postgraduate study in their chosen field.
Key Information for Students
A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent; a portfolio of work. An interview may be required.
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||$20,810 - $53,704|
|In further study||N/A|
|On a benefit||5%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.
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.