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Full time or part time
Three years full time; 34 teaching weeks plus 6 holiday weeks per year
2022: $7,072 plus $240 Student Services Levy per year
A Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
Combine creative thinking with technical expertise and carve yourself a career in animation and computer generated imagery for film and television, game design and more.
Through this three year programme you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge related to Animation and Computer Generated Imagery (CGI).
This programme is designed to give you the skills you need for employment in the CGI industry, and in the creative and cultural sectors, or in other sectors where CGI is used. You will gain experience using industry-standard animation and CGI software and processing for projects.
From gaming to animation, gain a broad range of skills
Similar skills are used across many areas of computer generated imagery. The NMIT Bachelor of CGI programme is designed to introduce you a wide range of tools and techniques, and then let you delve deeper into particular areas of interested through project courses.
Whether you want to create animated characters for games, or special effects for cinema – the skills you will learn in the Bachelor of Computer Generated Imagery will help set you on a path for a wide range of careers in CGI.
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Academic Requirements: University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include: 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects as well as Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline OR A qualification or examination recognised as being equivalent to achievement of NCEA Level 3 (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination) *NZQA approved subjects: see https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/ Alternative Requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate) English Language Requirements: If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in each band), Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
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|3 years after completion|
|Median earnings Learn more||$51,577|
|Earnings range Learn more||$40,417 - $61,089|
|In employment Learn more||81%|
|In further study Learn more||13%|
|On a benefit Learn more||0%|
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