Bachelor of Design

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Creative Arts

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent; a portfolio of art work. An interview may be required.

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.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812

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