40 weeks including six weeks of study break
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.
Build on your foundational knowledge and take courses in your area of interest
During this programme you will complete four compulsory courses in:
You will also take four elective courses, in an area of your choosing:
After you graduate from this programme, you will have the skills and knowledge to work
Completion of this programme also pathways into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts and Media.
Watch this video to find out about Penny’s experience of the NMIT Arts and Media programme.
|Minimum requirements Learn more|
Applicants under the age of 20: A minimum of 42 credits at Level 3 or higher on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF), including at least 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) in each of two subjects, of which at least one relates to English; and at least one is from the subject list below; with a further 14 credits at Level 3 or higher taken from no more than two additional domains on the NZQF. Painting (Visual Art), Design (Visual Art), Photography (Visual Art), Sculpture (Visual Art), Printmaking (Visual Art), Graphics (Technology),,Design (Technology), Textiles (Technology), Media Studies, Drama, Materials Technology, Digital Technology, English, History, Social Sciences, Art History Or Successful completion of a recognised art/media foundation programme or equivalent, for example the New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) Applicants over the age of 20: No academic qualifications are required. All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English should have: * An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years, or A qualification considered to be equivalent to the above. An initial discussion with the Head of Department or delegate will be required to assess applicants' individual motivation, commitment to, and suitability for the Programme. Computer literacy: A sufficient level of computer literacy is required. Portfolio: All applicants must submit a portfolio of work showing ability in arts and design.
|More information about entry to this qualification|
|Student fees Learn more||$5,976||$5,976|
|Government tuition subsidy Learn more||$9,803||$9,803|
|TOTAL Learn more||$15,779||$15,779|
|Compulsory Student Services Fee|
|Student loan information Learn more||StudyLink|
Student success data is unavailable for this qualification.
|3 years after completion|
|Median earnings Learn more||$32,819|
|Earnings range Learn more||$21,996 - $40,622|
|In employment Learn more||57%|
|In further study Learn more||32%|
|On a benefit Learn more||4%|
Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students