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

Portfolio guidelines: applying to study art and design

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
Lululemon Internz
Initiate.Collaborate is a card game designed by AUT's Good Health Design lab to help teams collaborate better.
Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon
Art work
Export NZ 2019 Awards trophy designed by AUT School of Art and Design Industrial Design students Kynan Robinson and Shah Mohebbi.
Lululemon Internz
Fruitful internships for great graduates
22 Aug, 2019
Three great AUT graduates have had their contracts extended from internships after impressing their employers at Lululemon in Vancouver.
Initiate.Collaborate is a card game designed by AUT's Good Health Design lab to help teams collaborate better.
Card game makes collaboration easy
09 Aug, 2019
AUT’s Good Health Design lab have designed a card game, Initiate.Collaborate, to help make teamwork fun.
Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon
48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards
07 Aug, 2019
AUT School of Art and Design has 48 finalists at this year’s Best Awards.
Art work
Artwork for youth, by youth
29 Jul, 2019
Students from Albany Senior High School have come together to bring Tūmanako 2019 to AUT to commemorate Hiroshima Day and support our Muslim community.
Export NZ 2019 Awards trophy designed by AUT School of Art and Design Industrial Design students Kynan Robinson and Shah Mohebbi.
AUT students design Export NZ trophies
23 Jul, 2019
Third year Industrial Design students Kynan Robinson and Shah Mohebbi are the designers behind this year’s Export NZ Awards trophies.
Sophie Roberts
Anzac Tasker
Michelle Young
Samantha Weston
Joshua Ong

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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