Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging, Level 7

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited

Subject area

Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

For applicants under 20 years: At least 42 credits at level 3 or higher on the NQF. At least 14 of these credits must be from each of two subjects from the approved list. The remaining 14 credits must come from no more than two additional subjects or domains. Also, at least 14 credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau, and at least 8 credits at Level 2 or higher which show reading and writing skills in English or Te Reo Maori.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,010 $21,030
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,803 $29,409
Total $16,813 $50,439

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

Student Success


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 $34,534
Earnings range $23,522 - $44,224
In employment 70%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 3%

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Scholarship information

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Lake Taupo Charitable Trust



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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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Where does this information come from?

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