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New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design

STARTS: July 2021
Timaru, Madras Street
International Close Date: Please enquire

Learn how to use digital technology to express your creativity.

This programme is designed to give you experience in producing creative and effective outcomes using current digital technology.

You'll learn how to apply creative theory to practical, real-world projects. You'll also be given the opportunity to explore your own cultural and personal interests through research and practical application in design and creative contexts. Part-time up to 3 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$3,060 - $3,360 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$11,290 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$3,050 - $3,450 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$11,630 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021

10 NCEA Level 1 literacy credits

If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio or other evidence to demonstrate their creative work. Applicants may be required to attend an interview

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • 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.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.5 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

This programme is intended as a pathway to higher level study.

Study pathways

This qualification provides a pathway into further tertiary study at diploma or degree level in the fields of design, media and art.

Recommended school subjects

  • Design
  • Photography
  • Art
  • Graphics
  • English

New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design

FULL-TIME - 19 Weeks

Learn how to use digital technology to express your creativity.

Information
Type Certificate
Code NZ2629
Next Starts July 2021
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date Please enquire
Credits 60
Level 4
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2629-STRU

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$3,060 - $3,360 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$11,290 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$3,050 - $3,450 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$11,630 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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NZ Certificate in Digital Media and Design - July 2021 - Timaru
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Additional Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio or other evidence to demonstrate their creative work. Applicants may be required to attend an interview

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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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