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 and design thinking, and conceptual development. You'll study in an innovative environment where shared spaces and advanced labs will fuel you 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

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across art and design.

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, and digital textile machines.

Explore our art and design facilities

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AUT Grad wins Australia’s most prestigio...
07 Dec, 2017
Communication Design graduate Alistair McCready has won Australia’s single top graphic design award.
Budding student entrepreneurs prepare fo...
21 Nov, 2017
X-Challenge, a new university-wide competition that gives every AUT student an opportunity to develop an idea for a business, cause or project will culminate wi...
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The Art of Sky: Light Awaits with Jacky ...
Sunday 25 Mar, 10:30am - 12pm
Chromacon & AKLgamedev Meetup present this free event sponsored by AUT's Pigsty.
What we do at home: PDX > AKL: Cora-Alla...
Thursday 19 Apr - Friday 1 Jun
An exploration of how we embody being indigenous, through memories and past events.
Field Recordings: Guo Zixuan, Li Xiaofei...
Friday 23 Feb - Friday 6 Apr
Artist collective Field Recordings explores the social geography of contemporary Shanghai.
Johnson Witehira
Friday 16 Feb - Friday 6 Apr
Johnson Witehira's Whakarare Māori typeface is displayed in the Gallery's front window.
Tia Feng
Jenny Joblin
Josh Munn
Zammia Weatherall
Cathy Carter

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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