Bachelor of Visual Arts

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Fine Arts

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$20,171

over 3 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will demonstrate the capacity to pursue a career as independent practitioners within a chosen studio area and to exhibit professional judgement in relation to the production of their own work within the changing contexts of the visual arts in the bicultural environment of Aotearoa/New Zealand and the broader international realm. They will have a practical and conceptual understanding of a broad range of studio practices in addition to highly developed skills in a studio area in which they will be ready to pursue further professional, educational or scholarly activities. They will be ready to engage with the professional networks of their field of practice. They will also have a wide range of transferable skills which will enable them to enter other areas of industry and employment. For more information refer Otago Polytechnic http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Demonstrate appropriate ability in art and scholarship by submission of portfolio, and Sixth Form Cert. grade 4 or better in English, Art History or similar subject, or equivalent NCEA qualifications (15 credits or more at Level 2 NCEA), or equivalent

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,724 $20,171
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,835 $26,505
Total $15,559 $46,676

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

92%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $34,534
Earnings range $23,522 - $44,224
In employment 70%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 3%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Zonta Hibiscus Coast Second Chance Education Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Hibiscus Coast

Value:

$2,000

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Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/katesheppardawar/

Value:

$2,500

Read more

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://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Dunedin

Forth Street
Dunedin

Cromwell

Molyneux Avenue
Cromwell

Auckland

Level 2
350 Queen Street
Auckland City

Wiri

Future Skills Academy
15 Earl Richardson Avenue
Wiri
Auckland

Dunedin

Bayview Road
Dunedin

Dunedin Central

360 Cumberland Street
Dunedin

Dunedin

73-79 Great King Street
Dunedin Central
Dunedin

Auckland SPCA

Auckland SPCA
50 Westney Road
Mangere
Auckland

Wellington SPCA

Wellington SPCA
140 Alexandra Road
Newtown
Wellington

Lincoln

Lincoln Event Centre
Meijer Drive
Lincoln

Linwood

ArtPlus Creative Ltd
Unit 1 135 Stanmore Road
Linwood
Christchurch

Onehunga

Auckland Studio Potters
96 Captain Springs Road
Onehunga
Auckland

Havelock North

Keirunga Gardens Arts and Crafts Society
Keirunga Road
Havelock North

Otaki

Jailhouse Pots
3 Iti Street
Otaki

Waiheke Island

Waiheke Community Art Gallery
2 Korora Road
Oneroa
Waiheke Island

Hamilton Lake

Waikato Studio Potters, Ward Park Arts and Craft Centre
2 Seddon Road
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton

Whitireia New Zealand Porirua Campus

Whitireia New Zealand Porirua Campus
Wi Neera Drive
Porirua

Cardrona

Cardrona Alpine Resort
Cardrona Valley Road
Cardrona
Otago

Cromwell

12 Hughes Crescent
Cromwell

Paraparaumu

Whiteria Kapiti Campus
7 Milne Drive
Paraparaumu

Palmerston North

University College of Learning
Corner King and Princess Streets
Palmerston North

Wanganui

Universal College of Learning
16 Rutland Street
Wanganui

Invercargill

Southland Hospital
Kew Road
Kew
Invercargill

Porirua

Kenepuru Community Hospital
16 Hospital Drive
Porirua

Paraparaumu

Kapiti Community Centre
15 Ngahina Street
Paraparaumu

Lower Hutt

Hutt Hospital
High Street
Lower Hutt

Whanganui

Whanganui Hospital
100 Heads Road
Gonville
Whanganui

Where does this information come from?

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