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
Seated guests at the 2017 event
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
Semi-finalist Kiola Ballard with her work, Kau Muli
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
Seated guests at the 2017 event
AUT Blue Awards honour arts and culture
09 Oct, 2018
The annual AUT Blue Awards for sporting excellence will now be extended to acknowledge arts and culture excellence among high achieving students.
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus
A room for one please
02 Oct, 2018
Thanks to students taking the Design for Sustainability paper, North campus is now host to a solitary bee hotel.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three
27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
Semi-finalist Kiola Ballard with her work, Kau Muli
Memory inspired knits exhibited in NYC
25 Sep, 2018
Third-year Textile Design student Kiola Ballard reached semi-finalist status for the prestigious Dorothy Waxman textile Design Prize.
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
AUT 2019 domestic and international fees
13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
Haydn Jack
Michelle Young
April Gourdie
Cora-Allan Wickliffe
Anzac Tasker

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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