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Designers find innovative solutions to material, social and ecological problems. They are creative, confident and contribute to change.

 

New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Six months full-time; part-time over two years (you will study during semester two in both year one and two)
  • Level 4
  • Starts July 2020
  • Apply by 30 June

Project options in digital photography, digital illustration, web design, video production and moving image, animation and interactivity will allow you to develop real-world skills and a portfolio of work for application to higher level study. Successful completion of this Certificate and the New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) will prepare you for application to the Bachelor of Design (Communication, Fashion or Product), Bachelor of Architectural Studies or Bachelor of Visual Arts.

New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Six months full-time; two years part-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts July 2020
  • Apply by 30 June

Got a passion for fashion and wondering how to transform that enthusiasm into a career in the fashion industry? Look no further! Embark on this hands-on qualification to acquire the technical skills, knowledge and industry-awareness necessary for further study in the Bachelor of Design (Fashion) or to gain entry-level roles assisting with design, styling, retail/merchandising, and basic garment construction.

Graduate Diploma in Design (Specialty)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; up to two years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply now

Achieve an applied qualification to complement your degree in a specialist area of design. Ideal if you are a professional designer or practitioner wishing to develop your applied skills and studio project experience.

Bachelor of Design (Honours)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time; two years part-time
  • Level 8
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply by 31 May 2020

If you have already achieved excellence in your undergraduate degree, this postgraduate qualification is a great opportunity to extend and deepen your knowledge and understanding of design research methods and professional design practice. Graduates of this programme will be well-prepared for further postgraduate study or employment in a design creative lead role.