Postgraduate Certificate in Visual Arts

With the Postgraduate Certificate in Visual Arts you can develop your creative practice in as little as one semester.

Become part of AUT’s vibrant, collaborative design culture and choose from a wide range of art and design papers. This programme is suitable for design professionals from all backgrounds, and can prepare you for further study in the Master of Design.

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Start date: 2021

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Visual Arts; or
  • A relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

Other requirements

  • Applicants 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

English language requirements

Download application documents

Application Guide

Specialist areas in visual arts include:

  • Cinema
  • Drawing
  • Installation
  • Interactive technologies
  • Lens-based
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sound
  • Sculpture
  • Video

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Please note that not all of the papers above may run each year/semester.

More details about papers in this programme

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:
0.5 years full-time
City Campus
1 Mar 2021
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  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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

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