Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUnitec Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Unitec Institute of Technology
The New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation is your pass to an exciting future in art, media, or design. This programme is ideal if you want to go on to higher-level study in art and design. It starts with a base in Identity and Communication, then starts to build your art and design knowledge, in both individual work and collaborative projects.
Where to from here
Upon successful completion of this programme you can go onto further study in Bachelor of Creative Enterprise programme.
Please note: International students who graduate will NOT be eligible for a post study work visa upon completion of this programme.
This programme prepares you for further study toward a career in art and design in creative industries
This course is also available in School of Creative Industries
For this programme, you will need the following:
A minimum of 4 years’ secondary education;
Be 16 years old by the time the programme starts;
A minimum total of 40 NCEA credits at level 2 in four subjects, including:
A minimum of 12 English credits at level 1 or higher;
University Entrance numeracy (or equivalent);
If you haven't met the above NCEA requirements, you'll need one of the following:
A relevant qualification at Level 3 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge), or;
The New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3);
After you have submitted your application to study at Unitec, you may be asked to attend a skills review session to assess your literacy and numeracy levels. This helps us to enrol you in the best programme and courses for your career pathway.
English Language Requirements: IELTS – Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0; TOEFL – Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); PTE - Academic score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.