Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts


Subject area

Performing Arts

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Entry requirements

Applicants may be admitted to the programme under general, special or discretionary admission. Applicants must also meet English language requirements. Interviews, submissions and/or auditions will be required for all applicants. Contact Unitec for details.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this Programme is to provide the New Zealand Creative Industries with performing and screen artists who reflect the attitudes,
commitment, level of skill and expertise that is expected of them in professional employment.
The Programme emphasises the development of self and professional discipline, and on interpersonal relationship capacities essential for the work environment.
Students develop a complex, individual, conscious process soundly based on knowledge, techniques, analysis and application in a hands-on learning
environment that encourages originally creative, interpretive experimentation.
The Programme is designed to develop the ability, knowledge, professional attitudes and practical experience required for graduates to enter confidently
into the Performing and Screen Arts industries. Specialist abilities and literacies are developed as required for each particular major with a focus on creative and technical fluency, and an enriched vocabulary for expression of individual talent

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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