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Diploma in Visual Arts

  • Diploma

If you'd like a taste of design or art, then a Diploma in Visual Arts is for you. It's a flexible programme of study with lots of choice. You'll be introduced to the basics of art and design: creative thinking visual communication specialist skills critical awareness.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person

About this course

If you'd like a taste of design or art, then a Diploma in Visual Arts is for you.

It's a flexible programme of study with lots of choice. You'll be introduced to the basics of art and design:

  • creative thinking
  • visual communication
  • specialist skills
  • critical awareness.

No portfolio is required, just passion.

The Diploma in Visual Arts is made up of eight courses from the first year of our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Design programmes.

You'll study with art and design degree students in a range of studio and lecture-based courses. These exciting courses cover everything from critical and contextual studies, to social media, painting, and digital fabrication.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations. No portfolio is required.

Study locations

Wellington

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.