Creative technologies

At creative technologies we bring together the creative arts, design, digital media, computing, engineering and entrepreneurship in one project-based learning environment.

We’re a hub for emerging technologies, a cutting-edge research institute and also a creative industries network. When you study here, you’ll see how collaboration truly helps to create ideas that shape our world.

Undergraduate study in creative technologies will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Bachelor's degree

Postgraduate study in creative technologies will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Our Textile and Design Lab offers a range of short courses:

  • Introduction to textiles
  • International textile development and sourcing workshop
  • Knitwear design
  • Photoshop basics for textile design
  • Digital textile design: repeating patterns
  • E-textile and soft circuit design workshop
  • Felting workshop

Textile and Design Lab website

Research in creative technologies

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

More about our research

Our facilities

You’ll get plenty of chances to research and develop designs and techniques in our state-of-the-art labs network. Each of our labs has specialist technologies – and experts to help you use them.

Facilities

Women in technology

If you’re a woman studying or interested in technology, you can find support, encouragement and fun in a number of groups – check out how you can help each other to succeed in your fields.

Women in technology

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Heartfelt team portrait
Future Environments Creative
Guy Littlefair
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))
X Challenge finalists 2020
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Heartfelt team portrait
A Heartfelt solution
04 Feb, 2021
Two students at AUT have designed a simple yet powerful answer to the distance and isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Future Environments Creative
Future Environments 2020 Awards
17 Dec, 2020
The success and achievement of our amazing students was recognised by the School of Future Environments at their annual awards ceremony.
Guy Littlefair
Design and Creative Tech PG Awards
07 Oct, 2020
The 2020 Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies Postgraduate Awards recognise the top honours, master’s and doctoral students who graduated in 2020.
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))
AUT 2020 Best Awards finalists
18 Sep, 2020
Thirty-six projects from AUT are finalists for the 2020 Best Awards.
X Challenge finalists 2020
2020 X Challenge Finalists
15 Sep, 2020
Read about the eight finalists of X Challenge, AUT's entrepreneurship competition.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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