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This qualification is designed for learners who want to gain foundational knowledge and skills in graphic design, UX design, and web design. This 40 week programme provides learners with design principles and technical skills in each of those areas, sets up learners to produce work for online and digital outputs, and supports learners to create a portfolio of their work for future employment opportunities.
Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of the designer.
Developed to meet the latest industry demands and now taught online, this dynamic programme is an excellent starting point for students looking to study further in the fields of graphic design, or web and UX design.
Combining design principles and technical skills, the course offers a taste of the major components of graphic design and web development needed to produce engaging work for online and digital outputs.
Your 40 weeks include four 10-week modules where you’ll complete an in-depth assessment for each topic using industry-standard processes. You’ll cut your teeth on some insanely cool projects that not only build your skills but also help you begin your portfolio and prepare for further study or entering industry.
On graduating, you receive the New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5).
A Level 2 NCEA certificate, or successful completion of our Level 4 Certificate in Creative Media.
International students need to be at least 18 years old. If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 5.5 Academic, with no band lower than 5.0.
$7,973.28 + $340 Student Services Levy + $350 Course Related Costs*
Please note that Student Service Levy for Online only will reduce to $170 in 2022.
*Course Related Cost - Covers software licensing for student use on campus for the period of 1 year. This amount can be covered by StudyLink's courses related cost loan.
(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)
$20,500 + $2,000 course fee
Please note fees are subject to change.
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