Diploma in Digital Design (Web and Graphic Design) (Level 5)

Christchurch - 10 February 2025

Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 5
NZQA Credits: 120
Learning Style: Online Learning
40 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
12 December 2025

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).

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New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5)

Applicants must have completed NCEA level 2 or equivalent AND submit a portfolio of creative work to be assessed.


Applicants must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4) or equivalent

International applicants must be 18 years or older and have proof that within the last 2 years they have gained English language skills equivalent to IELTS (Academic) level 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0

Domestic students

  • Tuition Fees: $8,416

  • Student Services Levy:

    • On-Campus: $350

    • Online Only: $175

  • Course Related Costs*: $350

*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)

International students

  • Tuition Fees: $24,500 (NZD)

  • Course Related Costs: $2,000 (NZD)

For more information, click here to download the international course costs PDF.

Please note fees are subject to change.


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