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
TDC64 Auckland
Still from SPARROW short film
techweek19
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker
Professor Frances Joseph
TDC64 Auckland
TDC64 Auckland: World’s best typography
09 Apr, 2019
The world's best typography is on display at AUT's St Paul St Gallery 3 from 2-17 April
Still from SPARROW short film
Uncommon milestone for 'Sparrow'
05 Apr, 2019
Professor Welby Ing's latest short film 'Sparrow' has been honoured with its 50th international film festival selection.
techweek19
The Techweek19 programme is live
05 Apr, 2019
AUT is the only NZ university and an official Strategic Partner. Hear from Dr Roseanne Ellis and Professor Guy Littlefair about why we’re involved.
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker
Diversity celebrated at cookbook launch
22 Mar, 2019
The launch of a cookbook with family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds, took place on Race Relations Day.
Professor Frances Joseph
Five questions: Professor Frances Joseph
21 Mar, 2019
We asked Professor Frances Joseph five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
Andrew Lowe
Michelle Young
Joe Prisk
Hana Stay
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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