Digital Media

Study Digital Media at Otago Polytechnic and learn to tell stories and express ideas in a digital format. Enjoy new tech and state-of-the-art facilities as you navigate the possibilities using video and photography mediums.

 

Our commercially focused digital media programmes will allow you to develop professional and technical skills in photography, video, and sound production whilst also honing in on your creativity. You’ll gain the skills to craft ideas and tell stories with access to our studios and editing suite with industry-standard equipment and digital editing software.

The biggest point of difference at Otago Polytechnic is our real-world approach to learning. You’ll work with industry professionals, simulated clients, and real clients throughout every project to give you the skills to seamlessly transition from study to employment.

Digital Media qualifications

Art, Design

Learn how to be creative using digital tools. Build the skills and portfolio you need to apply for a diploma or degree-level programme. If further study isn't your end goal, this qualification will prepare you for a junior role in a creative workplace. This is also a great qualification to test if the creative industry is right for you.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Entry-level roles, Further tertiary study

Art, Design

Through workshops, real-world projects and engagement with industry professionals, you’ll develop technical industry skills across a variety of areas such as camera expertise, lighting, videography, post-production and editing. You’ll also start to build your professional skills so you can feel confident when responding to briefs and working to deadlines.

Duration

1 Year Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Broadcasting, Camera Operator, Content Creator, Editor, Filmmaker, Post-Production

Art, Design

With a focus on self-initiated projects, entrepreneurship and live briefs from real clients, this programme is a mentored beginning to work. Build technical photography and videography skills alongside business capabilities to work with clients. You will graduate with a professional, industry-ready portfolio to help showcase your talent.

Duration

1 Year Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Content Creator, Digital Designer, Photographer, Videographer

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