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Graduate Diploma in Design

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in Design is an opportunity for people who have already completed a degree to add an additional subject area to their learning. You'll be studying with other design students in courses at 200, 300 and 400 level across these majors offered in the Bachelor of Design with Honours.

Key details

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

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Design is an opportunity for people who have already completed a degree to add an additional subject area to their learning.

You'll be studying with other design students in courses at 200, 300 and 400 level across these majors offered in the Bachelor of Design with Honours. These are:

  • fashion design
  • industrial design
  • photography
  • spatial design
  • textile design
  • visual communication design.

In studio classes you'll be immersed in hands-on doing and making as well as discussion and debate. You'll hone your creative problem-solving and critical thinking abilities. You'll also develop specialist design capabilities at an advanced level.

Entry requirements

This programme is a selected entry programme. This means there are a number of extra requirements you must meet.

To enter the Graduate Diploma in Design you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree, or equivalent
  • demonstrated equivalent practical, professional and/or scholarly experience.

You will also need to provide the following:

  • a portfolio of work to show you are at the standard necessary to undertake work up to 300-level and beyond
  • verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

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.