Graduate Diploma in Design (Specialty)

Te Pukenga TA Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Entry requirements

Minimum academic entry criteria: An undergraduate degree in a design or art-related field, or Degree-equivalent practical, professional or scholarly experience; and a portfolio of work. Non-English speaking backgrounds - Overall band score (Academic)6.0

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to: ? demonstrate advanced technical skills in the area of specialisation in which they are enrolled. ? develop and refine concepts for major studio projects within their discipline of choice. The project outcomes will demonstrate research, analysis, synthesis and evaluation of abstract and conceptual data. ? apply for entry to postgraduate education. For more information refer Otago Polytechnic

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2021

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
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