Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging, Level 7

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited

Subject area

Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

All prospective students must provide the following: * a short written statement that outlines who you are and why you want to enrol in the programme, and an indication of your creative abilities in the form of two A4 pieces of photography, design, art (or photographs of) or electronic media such as a video or interactive file. For those under 20 years: o NCEA Level 3
o Three subjects at level 3 or above made up of:
* 14 credits each in three approved subjects
o Literacy - 10 credits at level 2 or above made up of:
* 5 credits in reading
* 5 credits in writing
o Numeracy - 10 credits at level 1 or above made up of
* Achievement standards--specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or
* Unit standards, a package of three numeracy unit standards: 26623, 26626, 26627 (all three required)
Equivalent academic achievement
On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean
Provisional enrolment.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The programme aims to prepare students for professional careers within those creative industries that contribute to contemporary visual culture. Within the programme students will learn to create, critique and contextualise a range of visual images/objects related to the merging disciplines of design, photography, video, animation, web and illustration. At the end of the three-year programme graduating students will have a cohesive body of knowledge and be able to apply a range of high-level conceptual, creative and technical skills into areas they have individually targeted as potential markets, or to continue their education in related postgraduate studies.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Visual Arts and Crafts at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust - RLL Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee


Non-resident tuition fees, registration fees, and room and board are covered by the scholarship.

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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

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Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

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