New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)

  • 26 July 2021
  • Level 5
  • 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
  • $6,398 - Domestic (2021)
    $POA - International

Qualification overview

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to further develop their practical and conceptual skills and knowledge in arts, crafts and/or design. The creative industries and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit from graduates who can use research to inform, critique and present resolved work in simulated contexts. Graduates will be able to independently select and apply a range of processes in arts, craft and/or design contexts.

Examples of class projects:



Entry requirements

• New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4); or
• Equivalent knowledge, skills, work experience or study.

Career Options

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge for entry-level positions in production and/or design roles within arts and design industries such as designers, technicians, machinists, or salespeople, gallery, retail, artist, artist assistant, gallery assistant, museum worker, cultural organisations.