Bachelor of Creative Practice


Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Entry requirements

A person is eligible to apply for entry who has attained University Entrance or can satisfactorily prove that s/he has the potential to succeed on the programme and is over the age of 20 by the official start date of their programme of study. A person with English as an additional language must meet the standard NZQA minimum English Proficiency Outcomes for a degree programme, namely an IELTS (Academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5. Standard discretionary entrance guidelines will apply.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The BCP aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to think creatively and develop a career as a practising creative, by engaging students in a series of real-world and in-house projects utilizing various creative disciplines, including paint, sculpture, print, photography, graphic design and 3D design. Students of the BCP will learn how to conduct research by creative practice and apply it to generate creative and workable concepts and works based on understanding of the Aotearoa and global historic and contemporary context.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Graphic and Design Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

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