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Postgraduate Diploma in Design

  • Graduate Diploma

The Postgraduate Diploma in Design is an opportunity for you to upskill in creative practice, modern design technology and theory. Extend your design speciality or explore new horizons. This programme will give you an introduction to postgraduate research processes and contemporary design theory.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time

About this course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Design is an opportunity for you to upskill in creative practice, modern design technology and theory.

Extend your design speciality or explore new horizons. You'll have the opportunity to specialise in fashion design, industrial design, photography, spatial design, textile design or visual communication design.

This programme will give you an introduction to postgraduate research processes and contemporary design theory. You'll push the boundaries of your design practice with a research-led independent project. You'll also have elective courses and course focused on creative entrepreneurship, exhibition or writing in the creative arts.

If you don't have an honours degree this programme can allow you to progress to postgraduate design study.

Entry requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Design is a selected entry programme. This means there are extra erequirements you must meet.

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Design you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Design or equivalent, with an adequate grade point average
  • submit a portfolio of design work
  • take part in an interview if required.

Selection is based on your academic background, portfolio and interview (if required).

You must provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Late applications may be accepted, subject to available spaces

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.