Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
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Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Southern Institute of Technology
Study the New Zealand Certificate in Creativity and start your journey into the exciting world of the Creative Industries in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Students will experience a wide range of projects and skills including animation, filmmaking, photography, print making and creative design. Student will be given opportunities to drive their own creative projects and collaborate with others to develop creative outputs. Learners will be able to build on their existing portfolios and knowledge to be able to continue their studies or enter industry and community creative endeavours.
The New Zealand Certificate in Creativity is a half year programme that allows you to express your creativity using the latest techniques and technology. Learners will engage in a range of skills that develop both individual creative practice and collaborative practices. Learners will develop skills in animation, drawing, filmmaking, set development, digital painting, photography, printmaking, art history and professional development. Learners will be using the latest techniques and processes to build their creative practice, while also understanding the historical context for their studies. Learners will build on their existing practice and be set up to be able to work in community/industry on creative project or further their knowledge in further study. Pathways include: Bachelor of Screen Arts – Animation Major Bachelor of Screen Arts – Game Design Major Bachelor of Screen Arts – Concept Art Major Bachelor of Screen Arts – Film Major Bachelor of Screen Arts – Content Creation Major Bachelor of Screen Arts – Digital Fashion Design Major
Career Opportunities: Graduates have gone on to further study at Degree and Postgraduate level. Graduates from this programme currently work in a large variety of work in the creative industries including: animation, game design, film, photography, concept creation, concept art/design and visual arts.
All applicants are required to submit a portfolio and take part in an interview process.
Students must be a minimum of 17 years at the start of their course and ideally have NCEA Level 2 or equivalent.
Applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in applied arts as a realistic career choice or personal development.
Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment, will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 1 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years.
English Language Requirements