New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

Prepare for entry-level roles in the creative industries sector or for higher level study in creative fields. 

No matter what direction your creative career takes, you will benefit from having the ability to select from and apply creative processes, methods and technologies to a range of outcomes.

Artists and designers work in various dynamic fields and career opportunities in the creative industries are ever-changing and diverse. This qualification will prepare you for a junior role in a creative workplace or for study on higher-level qualifications. 

After successfully completing the New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) you will have the academic entry requirements to enable you to apply for  the Bachelor of Design (Communication, Fashion or Product), Bachelor of Architectural Studies or the Bachelor of Visual Arts; and have content for your portfolio. 

The School of Design is internationally recognised as a great place to study art and design. You will be part of a vibrant creative culture with access to extensive facilities and guidance and support from highly skilled and enthusiastic tutors.

Student advisor: Pam Hodgkinson

Academic leader: Jane Venis

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NZ$11,730 Per Year

International student tuition fee

6 Month


Feb 2025

Start Month

Jan 2025

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • February 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time