Bachelor of Arts and Media
Level 7

Bachelor of Arts and Media

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    20 February 2023
    17 July 2023
  • 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


  • Fees

    2023: $6,300 (dependent on course selection) plus $240 Student Services Levy per year

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Study art and design in an innovative environment and fuel your creativity.

If you achieved University Entrance (UE) in 2020, the entry requirements for this programme may differ from those displayed on this page and in printed material due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. To find out about entry requirements for those who achieve UE in 2020 see the NZQA website(external link).
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NMIT's award winning architecturally designed Creative Industries building

Based in Te Tauihu, 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 a legacy of practicing artists and designers to the region for many years.

The Bachelor of Arts and Media programme provides the fundamental skills to enable graduates to move into personal practice or embark on a career in arts and design.

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Spacious studio areas 

Grounded in academic and technical excellence, you will learn the effective use of visual language by developing an extensive knowledge in painting, graphic design, animation, photography, digital video and illustration.







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