Gain professional skills in paint, print making, jewellery, textiles, sculpture, carving, photography, graphic design, animation and other art forms. Create a major body of work in your final year.
This programme is currently pending NZQA approval

Programme Overview

The Visual Arts major of the Bachelor of Creativity is a three year programme that develops students' knowledge of Fine Arts. The first two years of the Bachelor of Creativity (Visual Arts) provide a strong base in the craft of a studio practice in the Fine Arts, with students exploring how to make art works, while learning about the culture of the craft-object in society and its many contexts. This study develops studio skills, establishes an understanding of design principles and the world of contemporary arts. In the third year, students build on the knowledge they have acquired to create a major body of work for exhibition.

Programme Outline

This Visual Arts major of the Bachelor of Creativity combines core courses with specialist Visual Arts courses. Subjects in the Visual Arts specialisation cover the following topics:

  • jewellery
  • sculpture
  • ceramics
  • photography
  • print-making
  • painting
  • sustainable textiles

In addition to specialised topics, the Bachelor of Creativity includes both core courses and the option to enrol in electives.


Entry Requirements

University entry or equivalent study/work experience, and evidence of suitability based on portfolio.

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)

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