Master of Design
Graphic Arts and Design Studies
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Master of Design graduates will be able to implement the findings of research in design practice; integrate theory and practice and demonstrate a command of research methods as they relate to one or more fields of design such as fashion design, industrial design, interior design, photography, textile design, transport design or visual communication design.
Key Information for Students
A relevant Bachelors degree, with a minimum B average, or equivalent; or a Bachelor of Design (Honours) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), with a minimum B average over the highest level courses, or equivalent; or a Postgraduate Diploma in Design, with a minimum B average, or equivalent; or demonstrated practical, professional and scholarly experience at an appropriate level; plus a portfolio of work and an interview; a selection process applies.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Fletcher Construction Bursaries
Massey University Undergraduate Scholarships
up to $3,000 each. / $1,500 for part-time applicants
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.
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.