Diploma in Creative Technologies

Get hands-on. Work with a mix of media from visual arts to motion graphics and information technology. Learn through collaborative projects. Be supported by leading professionals.

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What you will learn

  • Gain a greater understanding of how to create in 2D and 3D media
  • Gain practical skills in using a range of equipment and new technologies through project work
  • Design a proposal for an area of creative investigation
  • Take part in an exhibition and present your work to the public
  • Learn how to think analytically, write and communicate concepts
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Industries

Career options

  • Digital 3D Modeller
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Filmmaker
  • Camera Operator
  • Photographer

Further study options

Complete one more year to gain a creative degree.

Upcoming start dates

  • 17 July 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • NCEA Level 3 (including 3 subjects with 14 credits in each)
  • 10 credits NCEA Level 2 literacy – at least 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing
  • NCEA Level 1 literacy requirement
  • Or successful completion of Certificate in Creative Technologies (Level 4) or equivalent qualification.
  • You will also need to submit a portfolio of recent work (within the last 18 months).

It is helpful for students to have access to a laptop of sufficient capability to meet programme requirements.

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

You will also need to submit a portfolio of recent work (within the last 18 months).

It is helpful for students to have access to a laptop of sufficient capability to meet programme requirements.

International

  • NCEA Level 3 (including 3 subjects with 14 credits in each)
  • 10 credits NCEA Level 2 literacy – at least 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing
  • NCEA Level 1 literacy requirement
  • Or successful completion of Certificate in Creative Technologies (Level 4) or equivalent qualification.
  • You will also need to submit a portfolio of recent work (within the last 18 months).
  • International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

It is helpful for students to have access to a laptop of sufficient capability to meet programme requirements.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,664

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. 

  • Course related costs: $1,500

    Approximate budget for materials and travel.

  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $20,200

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. 

  • Course related costs: $1,500

    Approximate budget for materials and travel.

Where will my course be?

The Wellington CBD campus is at 11-17 Church Street, Wellington.

Read more about our Wellington CBD campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Creative Industries
Offered by:
Te Ranga Ahumahi o ngā Hāpori
Formal programme title:
Diploma in Creative Technologies (Level 6)
Programme code:
HV4400