¿Qué aprenderé?

Prepare for entry-level roles in the creative industries sector or for higher level creative study.

No matter what direction your creative career takes, you will benefit from having the ability to select from and apply creative processes, methods and technologies to a range of outcomes.

Artists and designers work in various dynamic fields and career opportunities in the creative industries are ever-changing and diverse. This qualification will prepare you for a junior role in a creative workplace or for study on higher-level qualifications.

The School of Design is internationally recognised as a great place to study art and design. You will be part of a vibrant creative culture with access to extensive facilities and guidance and support from highly skilled and enthusiastic tutors.

Skills required

  • A passion for design and art
  • The ability to communicate your ideas to others
  • An interest in people and the world around you
  • An enjoyment of working with others

You will study

Four x 15-credit courses

Art and Design History: Research skills in relation to contemporary art and design and understanding cultural contexts within NZ and internationally

Creative Methodology: A design-based course focusing on idea generation, technical and creative skills, materials and processes.

Visual Arts Studio: An art-based practical 2D and 3D studio course exploring idea development through drawing, illustration/ cartooning and sculpture

Studio Project: Students finish the programme, developing their own project with either an art or design focus - this is their choice. They apply skills learnt in the preceding courses. This project finishes in an exhibition of work.

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (6 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$11.730,00 (US$ 8.532) por año
NZ $11,730 for the entire course
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Febrero 2022


Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin Campus,

Forth Street,


North Dunedin,

9016, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Open entry.

International students will be individually assessed to ensure they have an acceptable level of secondary school achievement.

IELTS test: General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL paper based test (PBT): Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE); TOEFL internet based test (IBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge english qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; Pearson test of english (ACADEMIC): PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36; Language Certificate: B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.