Bachelor of Visual Arts from Otago Polytechnic
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You must be able to demonstrate appropriate ability through the submission of a portfolio and you must have completed five years at secondary school with successful completion of units of study in art, or NCEA L3 including: 14 credits in each of three NZQA approved university entrance subjects at L3 or above, and Literacy: 10 credits at L2 or above, made up of: 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing, and Numeracy: 10 credits at L1 or above, made up of: specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects OR package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627) all three required. If you are a mature student, you must demonstrate appropriate ability through a portfolio and associated writings. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no band score less than 5.5.
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
Graduates who studied Visual Arts and Crafts at this level can earn:
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Examples of related scholarships
Annual Art and Design Scholarship
First Art Gallery Inc - Scholarship Coordinator
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.
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Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.
350 Queen Street
Future Skills Academy
15 Earl Richardson Avenue
360 Cumberland Street
73-79 Great King Street
50 Westney Road
140 Alexandra Road
Lincoln Event Centre
Where does this information come from?
NZQA supplies this information based on material from the course provider.
Key Information for Students
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.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$6,597||$19,792|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$8,835||$26,506|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
Successful course completions 89%
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$23,522 - $44,224|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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.