Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies (Level 7)

Experience the creative industry. Enhance your portfolio with a collaborative and major independent project. Put your skills into practice at a creative workplace.

What you will learn

  • Choose a specialisation. Digital pre- and post-production. Animation. Film. Workshop practice. Creative IT. Project management. Creative leadership
  • Focus on industry-relevant projects
  • Create and communicate design using sound, graphic or display media
  • Be introduced to Toi Māori cultural art and design
  • Enhance your knowledge through work experience
  • Participate in an exhibition


Career options

  • Digital Media Designer
  • Animator
  • Concept Artist
  • Digital 3D Modeller
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Web Designer
  • Filmmaker
  • TV Producer


Entry criteria

A bachelor’s degree in another discipline or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.

You will also be required to submit a portfolio of creative work and attend an interview as part of the enrolment process.

You will be required to have a high level of computer literacy in your given field of expertise.

It is helpful for students to have access to a laptop of sufficient capability to meet programme requirements.

International students

Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.


Documents and other details

Course selection sheet 2019 (PDF 99KB)

Course descriptors 2019 (PDF 96KB)


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