Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUniversal College of Learning (UCOL)
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
UCOL Whanganui Campus
Extend your talent with UCOL’s NZ Certificate in Arts & Design (Level 4). This inspiring hands-on programme is an excellent foundation to prepare you for further study in arts, graphic design or textile and fashion.
This is a hands on, studio-based programme which allows you to explore and expand your skills in a range of visual arts, fashion/textiles and digital design mediums.
UCOL's NZ Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) aims to provide a solid grounding in a range of design and arts media as well as art and design history. It is an excellent stair-casing programme for entry into Diploma and Degree level art and design qualifications.
Career & Study Outcomes
To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Designers and Artists.
Note: As a subsidiary of Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time.
This programme consist of 60 credits. The courses includes;
ELECTIVE COURSES (Choose two) (Available elective courses may vary between campuses.)
Fully equipped Art and Design Home Room, specialist Mac Design Labs, printmaking facilities, Fashion and textiles studio, photography and lighting studio, wood and metal working workshop.
To be eligible for entry to the programme, applicants must hold at least one of the following:
English language Requirement: IELTS - General or Academic: Score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5; TOEFL (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 with score of 162; no less than 154 in each skill; OET - Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; NZCEL - Level 3 (Applied); and Pearson Test of English (Academic) - Score of 42 with no band less than 36.
Applicants under 20 years of age:
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country).