Diploma in Screen Arts

Massey University

Subject area

Audio Visual Studies


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Entry requirements

Admission to the Diploma in Screen Arts requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified. Candidates for the Diploma in Screen Arts shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 240 credits, comprising: courses selected from the Schedule to the Diploma; and including at least 75 credits at 200 level or above. The Diploma in Screen Arts is awarded without endorsement.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Diploma in Screen Arts graduates will demonstrate attributes of Creativity - Toi, Virtuosity - Mohio, Understanding - Matauranga and Connectedness - Whanaungatanga. Graduates of the Diploma in Screen Arts will be able to: A. Knowledge and Understanding A1. Display an awareness of a variety of different world views acknowledging their contribution to the cultural identity of Aotearoa New Zealand (Matauranga). A2. Demonstrate a critical awareness of key aspects of screen arts in a global context in relation to their practice (Matauranga). A3. Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between creative work and audiences. (Whanaungatanga). B. Values and Attitudes B1. Be intellectually curious and adaptable, willing to embrace new ideas and accommodate risk and uncertainty (Toi). C. Skills (Cognitive and Intellectual) C1. Apply a range of processes to explore, develop, reflect on and refine ideas (Toi, Matauranga) D. Skills (Subject Specific/Professional) D1. Demonstrate competencies in techniques, skills and processes for a their chosen disciplines within the Screen Arts offering (Mohio). D2. Reflect on and evaluate their own work and the work of other practitioners and scholars (Matauranga - Understanding) E. Skills (Transferable) E1. Demonstrate effective visual, material, written, and oral communication skills (Whanaungatanga).

What graduates earn

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Scholarship information

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

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Freemasons New Zealand - National Office




$6,000 - one per Division.

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Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship

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Massey University




A minimum of $3,000 and up to $5,000 for full-time students, or pro-rated for part time students.

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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) 356 9099
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Email: contact@massey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.massey.ac.nz

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