Diploma in Fine Arts

Massey University

Subject area

Fine Arts

Qualification

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand University Entrance Qualification or equivalent plus a portfolio of work.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Diploma in Fine Arts graduates will demonstrate attributes of Creativity - Toi, Virtuosity - Mohio, Understanding - Matauranga and Connectedness - Whanaungatanga. They should: Display an awareness of a variety of different world views acknowledging their contribution to the cultural identity of Aotearoa New Zealand (Matauranga). Demonstrate a critical awareness of key aspects of art in a global context in relation to their practice. (Matauranga). Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between creative work and audiences. (Whanaungatanga). Be intellectually curious and adaptable, willing to embrace new ideas and accommodate risk and uncertainty (Toi). Apply a range of processes to generate ideas, proposals, and creative works (Toi). Critically reflect on and evaluate their own work and the work of other practitioners and scholars (Matauranga). Demonstrate competencies in manipulation of materials, media, processes and technologies. (Mohio). Utilise analytical, selective and creative processes in order to transform ideas into material outcomes (Mohio). Demonstrate effective visual, material, oral and written communication skills (Whanaungatanga). Source and use a range of resources and materials that support the development of creative work. (Matauranga).

What graduates earn

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

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$45,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

53%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust NZ Contemporary Art Award

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$5000

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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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

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263
Email: contact@massey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.massey.ac.nz

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Sources

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