This page has links to AUT's Art and Design qualifications including undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Art and Design. We also run a pre-degree programme and are active in Art and Design research.
Our qualifications cover these disciplines: Digital Design, Fashion, Graphic Design, Product Design, Spatial Design, Textiles, Visual Arts – painting, drawing and sculpture.
Additionally you can find information on entry requirements, portfolio guidelines as well as contact details.
The School offers two undergraduate bachelors degrees in a range of different disciplines.
The Postgraduate Department at the School of Art and Design brings together visual artists, spatial designers, fashion designers, filmmakers, curators, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, digital designers, product designers and other cultural practitioners from New Zealand and around the world to work on expanded notions of art and design through creative-led research.
Art and Design have become valuable global commodities and are increasingly considered a core practice and specialist skill that informs the use of technology and innovation. Design and creative practice are essential skills in the business world and creative industries, and are applicable to a vast array of career opportunities.
AUT's industry-led Art and Design School can focus your innovative art and design thinking. Our graduates develop the vision and skills to transform the way that creative industries and businesses appear to the world – often working on real-world, national and international projects.
An education in art and design provides a gateway to outstanding career opportunities. If you have a passion for bringing new concepts to light and seeing the results become tangible, you’ll find a community of like-minded people at AUT.
Our courses balance originality, creativity and conceptual development with theoretical and professional studies. The school provides world class facilities including three galleries, a 3D lab, digital, photographic and moving image (including full MOCAP studio) facilities, a textiles and design laboratory, and specialist design studios.
We hope you'll join us and change the world with your take on creativity.
Head of School, Art and Design