Creative

Understanding the facets of running a business is important for today’s creatives who wish to become successful professionals. Six new programmes, from certificate level up to a graduate diploma, have been created by Waiariki to give students the tools to support themselves by understanding online media, marketing, product placement, price and more.

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Creative Technologies

    • Code: WR3116
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 360
    • Duration: 3 years

    This is an exciting degree where you have the ability to tailor your learning to align with your personal career goals. If you’ve completed our Level 5 and 6 diplomas...

  • Graduate Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship

    • Code: WR3117
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills to innovate as practitioners in emerging creative industries. Their interdisciplinary (Art, Graphic Design; Fashion; and Interior Design), hands‐on coursework will emphasize...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 3)

    • Code: NZ2626
    • Intakes: Semester 2, On Demand
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    This is a hands-on programme where you will develop your creativity, experiment with materials and techniques, and gain an insight into this exciting industry.

    In this one-semester programme, you will develop...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

    • Code: NZ2627
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    We want to encourage and support your exploration of ideas using a range of art and design media.

    This programme will take you through the steps of the design process and...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)

    • Code: NZ2636
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    If you want to take your talents and turn them into a successful career as an artist, craftsperson or designer, this one-year programme is a great place to start.

    This diploma...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)

    • Code: NZ2637
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This Level 6 diploma makes up the second year of the Bachelor of Creative Technologies and will introduce the fundamental knowledge and skills for establishing a creative business. You will...

  • Photography Pathways

    • Code: BP3570
    • Intakes: August
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 20
    • Duration: 16 weeks

    Love photography and ready to move beyond 'point and click'? Learn the tricks of the trade in this hands-on course designed to take your creative potential to the next level.

    Taught...

Courses

  • Art and Design in Aotearoa: Mahi Toi, Hoahoa i Aotearoa

    • Code: CREA.5103
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will gain knowledge of New Zealand art and design including influential artists, designers and craftspeople. Students will gain both practical and theoretical knowledge of art and design practices, culminating...

  • Business Skills for Creative Entrepreneurs: Pūmanawa Pakihi mō ngā Rakahinonga Auaha

    • Code: CREA.6101
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to introduce students to fundamental knowledge and skills for establishing a creative business. Students will examine a range of business structures and models, local...

  • Competition Project: Kaupapa Tauwhāinga

    • Code: CREA.7102
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the experience to carry out an authentic project by participating in a visual arts or design competition, either locally, nationally...

  • Creative Context: Horopaki Auaha

    • Code: CREA.5101
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with an initial experience of project-based learning. Students will be introduced to the methods, processes and language of drawing and design....

  • Creative Incubator: Pūrereawhi Auaha

    • Code: CREA.7101
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills and knowledge to research and analyse potential markets for future business opportunities. Students will apply creative thinking skills...

  • Creative Technologies I: Hangarau Auaha I

    • Code: CREA.5102
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to develop students’ skills and knowledge across a range of digital software and relevant technologies used within the creative industries. Students will work with...

  • Creative Technologies II: Hangarau Auaha II

    • Code: CREA.6104
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to develop enhanced capability in the use of digital technologies and their application to create design outputs using a range of media....

  • History, Culture, Context: Kōrero Tuku Iho, Ahurea, Horopaki

    • Code: CREA.6102
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will develop analytical skills and critical thinking on historical and contemporary theories and practices relevant to creative contexts. Students will also examine indigenous, local and global traditions, historical movements...

  • Marketing Strategies for Creatives: Rautaki Whakatairanga Auahatanga

    • Code: CREA.6107
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will research, explore and evaluate a range of marketing approaches and strategies used within the creative industires. They will select appropriate methods and prepare a marketing plan for a...

  • Materials, Form, Structure: Ngā Rawa, Āhua, Hanganga

    • Code: CREA.5107
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to introduce students to a variety of materials and processes, and enable experimentation with form and structure through a range of workshops. Students will...

  • Self-representation: Te Whakakitenga nō Nanahi, ki Tua

    • Code: CREA.5106
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will explore their background and self to express and develop a vision of where they want to be in the future. Students will investigate self-representation through a range of...

  • Sustainable Design: Hoahoa Toitū

    • Code: CREA.6105
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is enhance students’ knowledge of sustainability, and to identify sustainable and unsustainable practices in relation to creative and related industries. Students will develop a design...

  • The Creative Project: Te Kaupapa Auaha

    • Code: CREA.6106
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to generate a creative project in response to a community brief or from self-initiated ideas. Students will develop their professional practice by adherence to...

  • The Foundry: Te Orokohanga

    • Code: CREA.5108
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is introduce students to project development and management from initial conception to presentation. Students will select their area of emphasis based on individual interests and...

  • The Furnace: Te Ahi

    • Code: CREA.6103
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to extend student knowledge and skill through participation in a range of workshops. Students will work with a specified brief to develop ideas and...

  • The Hub: Wānanga

    • Code: CREA.5104
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to introduce students to a variety of hands-on practical workshops where they can learn and experiment with a range of materials and techniques, and...

  • The Innovation – Creative Project: Te Hiringa – Kaupapa Auaha

    • Code: CREA.7105
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will explore, experiment and further develop advanced technical skills, sustained research and knowledge through the generation of a creative project completed to an industry standard. Students will develop a...

  • The Innovation – Proposal: Te Hiringa - Te Tono

    • Code: CREA.7104
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to develop student capability in researching, developing and presenting a project proposal for a significant creative work which may be focused on an industry,...

  • The Refinery: Te Mahi Whakapakari, Whakaniko

    • Code: CREA.7103
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will investigate and focus upon skill development in a self-identified area of interest. Students will conduct and assimilate relevant research to extend and enhance their practice. They will also...

  • World of Pattern: Ngā Tauira o te Ao

    • Code: CREA.5105
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will explore digital and manual creative processes for the application of pattern on a variety of surfaces. Students will conduct and document research of patterns and motifs from a...

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