Master of Creative Technologies

Extend your potential with our Master of Creative Technologies. At the heart of this degree is the thesis, an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the creative potential of emerging technologies.

You develop your research skills and understanding of research in the creative industries, drawing on the links between art, design, communications, engineering, computer science and mathematics.

Our students’ research projects focus on future-oriented themes, and typically include practical elements like animation and transmedia storytelling, performance technologies, bio feedback systems, smart textiles, virtual environments and intelligent agents. There’s an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation that encourages you to explore potential commercial applications of your project work.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Creative Technologies or any other degree in a relevant subject with a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7 or above
  • Applicants are required to submit a form outlining their research interests
  • Admission to the Master of of Creative Technologies is subject to the approval of the dean (or representative).

Colab Research Interest Form

English language requirements

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

You complete 60 points of research-based taught papers and a 120 point research thesis within the broad creative technologies field.

You study the following paper

And choose three papers from:

Research thesis

Your research thesis can contain elements of written and practical work, depending on the topic you are studying. The thesis may be based on your own proposals or related to ongoing research projects within the university or industry.

More details about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Search for a paper (Arion)

Email pgcolab@aut.ac.nz

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

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Creative enterprises
  • Creative technologies
  • Digital media
  • Electronic music and sound
  • Film and sound post-production
  • Games and interaction
  • Internet of things
  • Mechatronics
  • Mobile and web applications
  • Smart environments
  • Smart textiles
  • Technology start-ups
  • Transmedia
  • Wearable technologies
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1320
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time / part-time available
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.