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New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Nelson
English
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Program description

Build on your foundational knowledge and take courses in your area of interest

This programme builds upon the knowledge and skills gained in the New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5), and pathways onto the third year of the Bachelor of Arts and Media.

What courses will I do?

During this programme you will complete four compulsory courses in:

  • Advanced Critical Studies (Lab and Project)
  • Professional Practice (Lab and Project)

You will also take four elective courses, in an area of your choosing:

  • Advanced Lens-based Media (Lab and/or Project)
  • Advanced Graphic Design
  • Advanced Graphic Design - Motion Graphics
  • Advanced Object Design (Lab and/or Project)
  • Advanced Image Making (Lab and/or Project)

What can I do after I graduate?

After you graduate from this programme, you will have the skills and knowledge to work

  • in an intermediate-level position in arts, craft and design industries (e.g. production and/or design roles)
  • as an arts administrator (e.g. in theatres, museums, auction houses, art galleries)
  • in sales and advertising
  • or be self employed, acting as a freelancer.

Completion of this programme also pathways into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts and Media.

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of this programme you will be able to

  • Apply specialised skills and theoretical knowledge in the production of work in a selected area of arts, craft and/or design
  • Use investigative tools with creative processes, methods and technologies to synthesise ideas and solve problems in a selected area of arts, craft and/or design
  • Critically analyse research findings to support the development of ideas and to position own work within conventions and contexts in arts, craft, and/or design
  • Critically evaluate work, communicate to a range of audiences, and present own resolved work in a real-world context
  • Demonstrate leadership and professional practice to manage projects/briefs and prepare for selected career pathways in arts, craft and/or design.

Admission requirements

Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to New Zealand NCEA Level 1 or 2 qualification. Entry requirements vary from country to country.

Please note: Courses on this programme require prior knowledge or experience in the subject or completion of the Level 5 pre-requisite course.

Applicants over the age of 20:

No academic qualifications are required.

English language requirements

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English should have:

An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years, or

A qualification considered to be equivalent to the above.

An initial discussion with the Head of Department or delegate will be required to assess applicants' individual motivation, commitment to, and suitability for the Programme

TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60

University of Cambridge English Examinations: FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill

Pearson Test of English (Academic): PToE (Academic) score of 50

City & Guilds IESOL: B2 Communicator with a score 66


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Tuition fees

NZ$18,900 per year.
*Fees are valid for study in 2020

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About this institute

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), established in 1905, is today the northern South Island’s premier education provider of post-secondary school education through to postgraduate level. NMIT is a Category 1 ranked institution by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, and...


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Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

322 Hardy Street
7042 Nelson
New Zealand

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www.nmit.ac.nz

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