Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies

Experience the creative industry. Enhance your portfolio with a collaborative and major independent project. Put your skills into practice at a creative workplace.

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What you will learn

  • Choose a specialisation. Digital pre- and post-production. Animation. Film. Workshop practice. Creative IT. Project management. Creative leadership
  • Focus on industry-relevant projects
  • Create and communicate design using sound, graphic or display media
  • Be introduced to Toi Māori cultural art and design
  • Enhance your knowledge through work experience
  • Participate in an exhibition
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Industries

Programme structure

Learn more about the individual courses we offer. Then check out the course selection sheet.

Some clever student work - stop motion animation!

Career options

  • Digital Media Designer
  • Animator
  • Concept Artist
  • Digital 3D Modeller
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Web Designer
  • Filmmaker
  • TV Producer

What your week will look like

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Study timetable
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Morning
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Afternoon
Class Class Class
Class Class Class
Evening

Timetable is indicative only, a full timetable will be available prior to course start. 

Upcoming start dates

  • 6 March 2017
  • 17 July 2017

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

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • A bachelor’s degree in another discipline or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.
  • You will also be required to submit a portfolio of creative work and attend an interview as part of the enrolment process.
  • You will be required to have a high level of computer literacy in your given field of expertise.

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

20+

  • A bachelor’s degree in another discipline or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.
  • You will also be required to submit a portfolio of creative work and attend an interview as part of the enrolment process.
  • You will be required to have a high level of computer literacy in your given field of expertise.

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

International

  • A bachelor’s degree in another discipline or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.
  • You will also be required to submit a portfolio of creative work and attend an interview as part of the enrolment process.
  • You will be required to have a high level of computer literacy in your given field of expertise.
  • 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

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $20,200

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

  • 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:
Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies (Level 7)
Programme code:
HV4500