Bachelor of Design

University of Waikato

Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Bachelor of Design graduates will have the capability to articulate effective design solutions in the contemporary technological context. They will have a solid understanding of design methods and theories together with advanced technical skills. They will develop the ability to conceive mental plans, and to approach design projects in a flexible and collaborative manner. Graduates will also be prepared for postgraduate study in their field.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

University Entrance from NCEA or equivalent

Detailed requirements

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


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,617 $22,851
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,749 $29,246
Total $17,366 $52,098

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

Student Success


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 $46,000
Earnings range $37,000 - $54,000
In employment 71%
In further study 15%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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Where does this information come from?

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