Bachelor of Design and Visual Arts (Graphic Design and Animation)
|Programme summary||Career opportunities||Courses & timetables||Admission requirements|
7, 360 3.0
Full-time for three years
Starts February (July intake subject to interest)
Mt Albert campus
Semester dates for 2013:
Semester 1: 25 February - 28 June; Semester 2: 22 July - 22 November
NZ$5648 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)
|Applications are now open for Semester 2|
Learn how to design visual communication using text and images. Script and construct animated stories using motion design, and explore 2D and 3D narratives. Draw, invent and manipulate imagery and typography through illustration, photography, printmaking, painting, and animation. Discover your own design projects or undertake a live project for a real client.
Do you have an instinct for composing messages using imagery and typography, or telling stories with animation and moving image? Do you like the idea of bringing persuasive graphic ideas to life? As a Bachelor of Design and Visual Arts (Graphic Design and Animation) student, you'll design both print and dynamic media, and develop invaluable practical and visual skills for a career in a satisfying and fulfilling profession. Your capacity for invention, innovation and imagination will be challenged every day.
- Access to our equipped photographic studios and darkrooms. Supported by skilled technicians.
- Computer suites that include dual-boot iMacs, scanners and colour printers.
- Focus on hands-on learning: in your final year, you'll explore your own design projects. This may include a "live" project with a real client.
- A chance to enter the Best Awards.
- Present your best work at the Unitec Grad Show to your family and industry professionals.
- Close-knit studio environment: peer reviews and regular group critiques with practitioners/lecturers who are specialists in animation and interactive and print design. Specialist software and techniques are developed through electives and workshops in dedicated computer suites.
- Guest speaker programmes and our on-site library support in-depth research.
- Graduates who are sought by graphic and communication design studios locally and frequently find positions abroad.
Applicants are required to bring examples of previous work in a portfolio or showreel when attending interviews.
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Last edited: 19 September 2012