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Description

This qualification is for people wanting to gain the specialised skills and knowledge required to work as a junior Digital Media and Design practitioner. Graduates will be capable of applying skills and knowledge to complex projects in specialised areas of the digital media and design industry. Students will also be interested in understanding the film/video game industry and organisational cultures so they can integrate into New Zealand organisations and utilise their professional skills.

 

STREAMS

Based on the choice of domain courses, students will be enrolled in a stream in which they will contextualise their elective courses. There are two streams currently offered:

  • Film
  • Animation

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

Digital Image Creation 1

This course aims to provide practical knowledge and skills for learners to create time-based digital imagery solutions.

 

Cinematic Storytelling 1

This course aims to provide a review of cinematic theory in order to develop a cinematic language to provoke emotional responses in an audience or deliver meaning to an audience.

 

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

This course aims to enhance and develop research competencies using critical thinking and problem solving skills applied to humanities subjects.

 

Anthropology

This course aims to enhance and develop humanities-based research competencies using critical thinking and problem-solving skills applied to a personal auto-ethnography study.

 

Digital Image Creation 2

This course aims to provide practical knowledge and skills for learners to create time-based and three-dimensional art solutions.

 

Cinematic Storytelling 2

This course aims to provide opportunities to enhance a complex cinematic language in order to provoke emotional responses in an audience or deliver meaning to an audience. 

 

ENTRY CRITERIA
  • Legal entitlement to study in New Zealand with appropriate immigration and/or refugee status, and
  • When English is not the first language of the student – an academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5.
  • Prior to enrolment, candidates must have completed a Level 5 qualification in the same or related field, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills through a portfolio that demonstrates advanced digital animation skills.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge required for self-employment, or for the role of junior practitioner in digital media and design or web design.

Sectors and professions that students are likely to enter on completion of this programme include:

  • Photography
  • 3D Animation
  • Movie/film making
  • Graphic design
  • Art and art teaching
  • 3D Visualisation

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Intakes: February and July

Location: Auckland City Campus

Duration: 1 academic year (32 academic weeks)

Credit Value: students will successfully complete 4 courses worth a total of 120 credit points (minimum)

KEY INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
Entry Requirments
Minimum requirments

• Legal entitlement to study in New Zealand with appropriate immigration and/or refugee status, and

• When English is not the first language of the student – an academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5.

• Prior to enrolment, candidates must have completed a Level 5 qualification in the same or related field, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills through a portfolio that demonstrates advanced digital animation skills.

*Although stated criteria may be met, all admissions are at the discretion of the Head of Department

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