Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha

At the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha we recognise that design as a discipline is central to advancing transdisciplinary learning and research. The faculty houses four discipline areas: art and design; communication; engineering, computer and mathematical sciences; and creative technologies.

Research within schools

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across the following areas:

Residency programme for creative practitioners from France

AUT hosts a French art or design professional each year under the Te Ataata Residency programme. Learn more about the residency and its aims.

Te Ataata Residency programme

Contact details

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Courses offered

This faculty offers a range of creative, engineering and technology programmes.

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Celebrating the achievements of women in DCT

This publication, Women in Design and Creative Technologies: Creating and Supporting Great Graduates, celebrates exceptional women working in the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies (DCT).

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Faculty awards and showcases

We open our doors each year to showcase our students’ work and celebrate student and staff successes.

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