Whether you aspire to be in game development, post production and visual effects for film, animation, graphic or motion design, or to work in web and mobile design, this course will put you in a position where you can apply to any one of our degree programmes.
This Digital Creativity foundation programme at Media Design School will give you a taste of what it will be like working in the fields of creative and digital technologies. You'll be working in a studio-like environment and will become accustomed to deadlines, managing and collaborating on projects, and presenting your ideas.
Whether you aspire to work in game art and development, post production and visual effects for film, animation, or the fields of graphic, motion, or web and mobile design, the Digital Creativity Foundation programme of study aims to prepare school leavers or adult learners who can demonstrate introductory skills and experience in design for Media Design School’s Bachelor degree programmes or for employment in entry level roles in the creative industries.
How is It Structured?
The Digital Creativity Foundation programme of study comprises of two certificates: the New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design and the New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design. Each certificate is worth 60 credits and contributes to the completion of the overall programme.
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Programme StructureTopics covered during the Digital Creativity Foundation programme include:
- Fundamentals of Visual Communication
- Digital Design and Media Design (including digital video production, web and motion graphic design)
- Concept Art
- 3D Design
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 41 other programmes in Informatics & Information Sciences in New Zealand
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
There are several opportunities to do this when applying, as you'll need to provide:
- A basic portfolio OR;
- Complete a Digital Creativity Task Sheet
- Provide a letter of intent that shows that the applicant understands the time commitment of the course
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International17199 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17199 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National7045 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7045 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Domestic - $9,776.00 NZD
- International - $23,866.00 NZD
Living costs for Auckland
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
If you currently live overseas and are thinking of studying with Media Design School, then this scholarship will help contribute to the costs associated with studying abroad.
The International Student Scholarship offers recipients up to NZ$5,000 applied to your first year of tuition fees at Media Design School.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?
- New Zealand
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.