Bachelor of Arts and Media

Bachelor of Arts and Media

  • Level 7
  • Locations and dates Nelson:
    17 July 2017
  • Study options Full time or part time
  • Length 3 years full time; each year of full time study is 42 weeks, made up of 36 tuition weeks and 6 weeks of study breaks.
  • Total credits 360
  • Fees $6,416 (course dependant) plus $240.00 Student Services Levy

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees provided on request or application.

  • National Qualification Code NE4711 - Bachelor of Arts and Media


Study art and design in the creative hub of Nelson.

Based in a region blessed with stunning natural landscapes and an abundance of sunshine hours, you'll be able to draw on the same creative influences that have attracted more than 350 practicing artists and designers to the region.

Our Bachelor of Arts and Media programme will provide you with the fundamental skills to move into personal practice or a variety of careers within the arts, design and media industries, or to pursue further study.

You'll develop the ability to generate innovative ideas and design solutions grounded in academic and technical excellence, effective use of visual language and extensive specialist knowledge in 2-D and 3-D design including painting, graphic design, animation, photography, digital video, illustration and jewellery.

The studio courses offered in the degree are flexible enough to enable you to follow your own interests and directions. You have the option to select your own pathway so you can specialise in the subject that most suits your career aspirations.


Kim's story

Kim shares what her animation course is like as part of her Bachelor of Arts and Media.

Harry's story

Harry shares why he chose NMIT and what he went on to do after he graduated.

Virtual tour

Take a virtual tour of our Creative Industries building (G-Block) through Google.








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