New Zealand Diploma in Creativity
The Learning Connexion Limited
Creative Arts not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification is for people seeking to enter or enhance professional careers within the creative arts and other industries where creativity and innovation are needed.
Industries and other communities in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit from having people with the skills to apply and communicate the purpose of their creative practice to vocational fields.
Graduates will be able to independently produce innovative research-based solutions to a professional level in a chosen field as an employee, contractor or in self-employment.
Key Information for Students
Prospective students must be 16 years or older. It is preferred that students participating in the distance [online] delivery have access to a device capable of watching videos (online or DVD), and take and upload photographs, access Chrome browser. If a student does not have access to any of these devices the programme can be delivered non-digitally. International: Prospective students must have a valid student visa. The programme is taught in English. Prospective international students who choose to study on campus, must have achieved an Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5), or equivalent; if English is not their first language. Prospective students with a Level 5 New Zealand diploma may be considered for direct entry to the programme. Applicants without a Level 5 may be considered if theycan demonstrate relevant experience and ability to complete a Level 6 programme. During the admissions process prospective students are supplied with an enrolmentpack containing a current prospectus and general information about The Learning Connexion and programmes offered. For additional and/or more detailed information, links are given to the TLC web site https://www.tlc.ac.nz/enrolment/term-dates-and-fees/additional-costs/ which contains information about programmes, delivery options, costs, classes, class related costs, staff, maps etc. Course material costs vary according to a student's chosen field, the normal range is between $10-$50/week. Detailed information is published in the TLC prospectus. A starter pack of materials valued at $100 is supplied to students two weeks before their start date. Resource books in printed or digital format (for distance delivery) are included in the programme costs. Prospective students participate in an informal conversation or interview, as appropriate, to discuss the student's goals and plans and to answer any questions they may have.
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:
|In further study||35%|
|On a benefit||5%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Determined by Trustees
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.