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

See the range of courses the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies offers over the summer months to give you a head start on a qualification, progress your professional development and more.

View summer study options

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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Guy Littlefair
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))
X Challenge finalists 2020
Metamorphic materials
Techweek playlist
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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.
Metamorphic materials
Metamorphosis - from waste to fashion
04 Aug, 2020
Donna Cleveland reimagines fashion with a circular model, diverting textile waste from landfill and giving it new life in designer fashion.
Techweek playlist
Techweek 2020 AUT playlist launched
30 Jun, 2020
Techweek 2020 comes to life as a virtual event post COVID-19 lockdown.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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