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

A great starting point if you want to get a feel for what this area has to offer. Project options in digital photography, digital illustration, game design, web design, moving image, animation and interactivity will help you develop real-world skills and a portfolio of your work.

Duration

17 Weeks

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, and post-production and editing. You’ll also start to build your professional skills so can feel confident when responding to briefs and working to deadlines.

Duration

1 Year

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. As well as technical photographic skills, you will learn the essential business skills you’ll need to get your professional practice up-and-running, and graduate with an industry-ready portfolio.

Duration

1 Year

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Content Creator, Digital Designer, Photographer, Videographer

Contact us

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