UniversityThe University of Waikato
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Graduate certificates are intended to develop your knowledge and skills in a subject area that is different to your first degree's major. You may be eligible if you haven't studied for a degree before if you can demonstrate an interest in the subject area and a satisfactory academic ability. By choosing to study a graduate certificate you can quickly develop career competency in a single subject area.
The Graduate Certificate comprises a minimum of 60 points at 100 level or above.
Media Design combines elements of design, screen and media studies within a single major. Use your design skills to create content for multi-media platforms such as 2D and 3D animation, film and video production, and motion graphics.
Studying Media Design will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the theory, research and design of multi-modal media content for screen and multi-media platforms. You will learn about different tools and techniques such as 2D and 3D animation, film and video production, and motion graphics.
As a media designer, you will focus on key design principles associated with the creation, construction and production of audio-visual media content for effective communication.
A recognised bachelors degree.
You also need to meet an English language entry requirement as follows: IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0); iBT (internet based) TOEFL - 90 with a score of 21 in writing; Pearson PTE Academic - Overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50; University of Waikato College - Successful completion of Level 8 with a B grade average in the Certificate of Attainment in English Language (CAEL) programme.