Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Technologies

Interested in innovation and entrepreneurship? Explore how to bring creative ideas to life with the Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Technologies.

Choose your own path and select from a range of courses within creative technologies. The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Technologies is highly flexible, and combines multiple technical and creative disciplines.

This programme can also serve as a pathway into the Master of Creative Technologies.

Minimum entry requirements

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree; or
  • A relevant graduate diploma; or
  • A relevant professional qualification and professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

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

English language requirements

Study online and complete the courses below.

All courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. You must complete 60 points in total.

Complete 60 points from the following courses

International students: study online now, get cross-credits to do your master's degree in New Zealand later

If you're an international student hoping to study in New Zealand once the borders reopen, you can start you studies by completing the postgraduate certificate online. Later on, you may be able to cross-credit your courses to the Master of Creative Technologies and come to New Zealand to finish your studies.

More details about courses in this programme


Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses. A course may not be offered if there aren't enough students enrolled in it.

  • Technology start-ups
  • Regenerative design
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Sensory design
  • Creative technologies
  • Digital media
  • Electronic music and sound
  • Games and interaction
  • Internet of things
  • Smart textiles
  • Wearable technologies
  • Materials design
Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Online study
27 Feb 2023
$4,945 (for 60 points)
($4,478 tuition fees + $467 student services levy)
$18,967 (for 60 points)
($18,500 tuition fees + $467 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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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