Bachelor of Design

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$21,108

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this programme is to enable applied design across a range of media through creative idea development in a context of socially-responsive studio practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4) OR New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4) OR New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4) OR New Zealand Diploma in Arts & Media (Level 5) OR New Zealand Diploma in Digital Design (Level 5), or equivalent Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact Ara for requirements. * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance Additional Requirements: portfolio, written statement, interview (please see Ara website for details) English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in all subtests). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Students who have achieved NCEA L3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,036 $21,108
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,203 $27,608
Total $16,239 $48,716

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

96%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $39,925
Earnings range $30,019 - $46,994
In employment 76%
In further study 14%
On a benefit 3%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Fuji Xerox AUT Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology

Website:

http://www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$6,750

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BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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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

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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