Bachelor of Design (Honours)
Graphic Arts and Design Studies
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Design (Honours) provides students who have already achieved excellence in their undergraduate degree the opportunity to extend and deepen their knowledge and understanding of design research methods and professional design practices. Through advanced research and systematic engagement with contemporary thinking in their chosen field, they will develop an honours project which demonstrates research by design, addresses sustainability from multiple perspectives, is supported by a dissertation or equivalent, and presented in a public forum. Graduates will be prepared for further postgraduate study or employment in a design creative lead role.
Key Information for Students
Bachelor of Design (discipline endorsed) Level 7, or an equivalent qualification at bachelor level or above with an overall grade of B+ or higher in final year level 7 courses. Honours study must commence within five year of gaining undergraduate degree.
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:
|Earnings range||$30,380 - $49,588|
|In further study||8%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.
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.