Explore your options
Study transmedia at Unitec and learn a range of tools and techniques for designing and producing compelling cross-media content for platforms including film, television, websites, games, mobile apps, social media and more.
Collaborate with other students on a range of transmedia projects, and learn from academics and industry professionals who will give you an understanding of transmedia practice and production within a New Zealand and global context.
You’ll learn to critically assess storytelling methods for cross-media platforms. You’ll also develop the creative and technical skills to produce transmedia content, with an emphasis on transmedia storytelling, production and design.
Transmedia practitioners are increasingly in demand in entertainment, business and government, and graduates of this dynamic discipline can be found at advertising agencies, media and entertainment companies, non-profit organisations and more.
Programmes and study path
|PROGRAMME||LEVEL||DURATION||CAREER OPTIONS||START DATES|
|Diploma in Applied Animation||6||Full-time for two years||Animator, Artist, Illustrator, Concept artist, Game artist, App designer, Mobile content developer, Storyboard/pre-viz artist, Animation director, 3D artist, Texture artist, Matte painter||Programme no longer offered|
|Bachelor of Creative Enterprise||7||Three years full-time or six years part-time||Artist, Photographer, Graphic designer, Product designer, Motion graphics designer, Digital producer||March or July|
|Graduate Diploma in Creative Enterprise||7||One year full-time or two years part-time||Animator, Artist, Photographer, Game or app designer, Graphic designer, Industrial designer, Interior designer, Brand manager, Online marketer||February|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice||8||Six months full-time or one year part-time||Director, Experience designer, Graphic designer, Photographer, Producer, Product designer, Production designer, Performance designer, Sculptor, Service designer, Visual communicator, Visual artist, This programme provides an ongoing qualification for teachers or trainers of adults, who are already working in this field.||February or July|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice||8||One year full-time or two years part-time||Artist, Creative director, Curator, Digital artist, Director, Graphic designer, Photographer, Producer, Visual artist||February or July|
|Master of Creative Practice||9||Full-time for 18 months or part-time for three years||Artist, Art director, Product designer, Graphic designer, Director, Photographer, Experience designer, Producer, Production designer, Sculptor, Visual artist, Performance designer, Service designer, Curator, Actor for theatre, film and television, Choreographer, Filmmaker||February or July|
Developing industry networks while you study will help you get ahead in your career. Study transmedia at Unitec and you’ll benefit from our links with employers as well as being taught by practicing industry professionals from the creative sector.
Our transmedia courses have been developed in consultation with transmedia expert Jeff Gomez, our Adjunct Professor of Transmedia. Gomez is CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment – the world’s leading producer of transmedia franchises.
We have a partnership with Toi O Tamaki Auckland Art Gallery where two of our students took part in the Outreach Programme Internship.