Master of Design Enterprise

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Entry requirements

1.1.1 Entry Criteria
Minimum academic entry criteria are:
* Applicants must hold an accredited undergraduate degree in design (or design-related discipline), or equivalent recognised qualification and/or experience (all transcripts are required to be certified)
* Applicants must have industry-related experience, working in business, production or design related work (Curriculum Vitae required)
* Applicants must present a portfolio of work with their application that demonstrates visually, the applicant's design ability and enterprise interest or aspiration. The portfolio will be comprised of words and images in digital format
* Letter of introduction and a proposal which outlines your major project focus for the Master of Design Enterprise
* Name and contact details of two referees
1.1.2 International applicants
Minimum academic entry criteria are:
* Applicants must hold an accredited undergraduate degree in design (or design-related discipline), or equivalent recognised qualification and/or experience (all transcripts are required to be certified)
* Applicants must have industry-related experience, working in business, production or design related work (Curriculum Vitae required)
* Applicants must present a portfolio of work with their application that demonstrates visually, the applicant's design ability and enterprise interest or aspiration. The portfolio will be comprised of words and images in digital format
* Letter of introduction and a proposal which outlines your major project focus for the Master of Design Enterprise
* Name and contact details of two referees
* English Language Requirements: Applicants must have achieved an overall band score (Academic) of 6.5 IELTS, with no individual score less than 6.5 or equivalent or TOEFL 600 paper, 237-250 computer, TWE 5.
English language requirements for students from non-English speaking backgrounds
In addition to meeting the same entry criteria as those listed above, those for whom English is a second language must also meet the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (academic version) language requirements listed below
* Overall band score (Academic) of 6.5 IELTS with no individual score less than 6.0 or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates have attained a recognised post graduate qualification suitable to allow entry to careers within product and service providing industry that require design and design-driven strategy expertise within an organisation or enterprise, in situations such as: - New product and service design, redesign or modification - New product/service design-led strategic planning and implementation. - Design-led innovation and implementation of new technologies in products. - Multi-disciplinary design team leadership. - Intrapreneurial new product/service venture within an organisation. As well as being qualified for entry into employment, the graduates of the Master of Product Design Enterprise will be suitably qualified for: - Undertaking further post graduate study. - Engaging in design driven entrepreneurial venture. - Design-led enterprise advocacy, strategic design implementation and education roles.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Graphic and Design Studies at this level can earn:

$57,000

Median earnings one year after study

$62,000

Median earnings two years after study

$70,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

88%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Provided by:

Quota International of Auckland Inc.

Website:

http://www.quotanz.org

Value:

Maximum value of $5,000

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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 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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