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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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.
BCT story
Problem solving even under lock down
11 May, 2020
This semester, sixty first-year students will work on a solution for an unmet need highlighted by COVID-19 in an online, co-taught studio.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
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Exploring self and collective identity
08 Oct, 2019
Bachelor of Technology students at Artweek’s Moonlight group exhibition.
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Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

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