Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours)

The Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours) is an intensive one-year degree that enables you to undertake research within the field of art and design.

If your appetite for art and design has been stimulated by your undergraduate studies, it’s time to consider taking those studies further. The Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours) is mainly aimed at high-achieving bachelor’s degree students who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out. It can also prepare you for further study at master’s or doctoral level.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

One of the following (or equivalent) with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers:

  • Bachelor of Design OR
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts

Must submit a research proposal for approval prior to enrolment.

May be required to submit a portfolio of work and attend a selection interview.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Download application documents

Application Guide

The focus of the year is a single large studio project where you can develop your skills to a professional standard. The project is underpinned by a research methods and theory paper to help you contextualise your work.

Specialist areas in art and design

  • Communication design (typography, illustration, animation and short film, photography and graphic novel)
  • Digital design (animation, moving image, gaming, web, post-production and film)
  • Fashion design (menswear, womenswear and fashion products)
  • Industrial design (product and furniture)
  • Spatial design (interior, furniture, urbanism, performance, installation, moving image, digital environments, exhibition design and spatial theory)
  • Textile design (knit, print, digital textile technologies, smart textiles, textiles for product)
  • Visual arts (painting, print, photography, sculpture, drawing, moving image, installation, sound and performance)

You study the following papers:

And choose one of:

More details about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Search for a paper (Arion)

Email the  Postgraduate Coordinator

Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3670
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.