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Certificate in Science and Technology at AUT South Campus
AUT is the best place to study art and design to acquire the thinking and skills to ensure you develop a unique creative voice. You will be immersed in an environment where innovation and technology will fuel your creativity. Shared studio spaces, cutting edge labs, experienced lecturers and industry contact provide the best environment for you to launch a career in the creative realm.
Our major study areas include: communication (formerly graphic) design, digital design, fashion design, product design, spatial design, textile design and visual arts.
We are ranked in the top 100 art and design schools in the world*. This prestigious ranking reflects the high quality of our programmes and staff, the employability of our graduates, and our recognition as a world leader in practice-led art and design research.
Our programmes offers a balance of originality, creative and design thinking, and conceptual development, along with theoretical and professional studies. Our students work on industry partnered, or entrepreneurial art and design projects, and we challenge them to become socially and ethically engaged.
Art & Design Student Support is open from 8.30 am – 5.00 pm, Monday-Friday in WE324. Phone 09 921 9663 or 09 921 9999 ext. 9663
*2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject
In addition to the above majors, a variety of minors will give you the opportunity to broaden your programme of study.
Bachelor of Visual Arts
Along with following one of the disciplinary pathways of painting/printmaking, photography or sculpture, you will also choose from a variety of minors which will give you the opportunity to broaden your programme of study.
Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business double degrees
Postgraduate Research Programmes
Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours)
Postgraduate Certificate in Cultural and Creative Practice
Master of Cultural and Creative Practice
Master of Design
Master of Visual Arts
Master of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Last updated: 19-Jun-2017 3.55pm
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