Art and design

We're ranked among the top art and design schools in the world, making AUT the best place to develop the skills and mind-set you need to sharpen your creative voice.

Our art and design programmes offer a balance of originality, creativity, design thinking and conceptual development. You'll study in an innovative environment where shared spaces and advanced labs will fuel your creativity.

Undergraduate study in art and design will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Bachelor's degree

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Research in art and design

Our world-class researchers have research strengths across art and design, delivering high-quality research that has impact.

More about our research

Labs and facilities

Our art and design students have access to industry-leading studios, labs and services. These include photographic and lighting facilities, printmaking and 3D labs, as well as digital textile machines.

Explore our art and design facilities

News
Richard Harris giving a speech at graduation
AUT Edge Award winners
Mia Evans from Clever Little Monthly
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus
Richard Harris giving a speech at graduation
AUT awards two Honorary Doctorates
11 Jan, 2019
AUT has awarded Honorary Doctorates to Richard Harris and Sir James Wallace to recognise the significant and ongoing impact of the two men.
AUT Edge Award winners
Gaining skills for the workplace
14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
Mia Evans from Clever Little Monthly
Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge
12 Dec, 2018
Students Shara Quin and Mia Evans won the top prize at the 2018 AUT X Challenge for Clever Little Monthly, ethical and sustainable tampons made from hemp.
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme
Meet the new Internz
28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus
Bees, basil and broccoli
22 Nov, 2018
Staff and students on the North Campus have been making use of the green space, resulting in the creation of a bee hotel and raised food gardens.
Joe Prisk
Joshua Ong
Anzac Tasker
Zammia Weatherall
Michelle Young

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

Art & Design Central
WE Building, City Campus
St Paul Street
Auckland City
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