Bachelor of Creativity core courses and electives

The Bachelor of Creativity includes several core courses that are delivered in all six majors over the three years of study, as well as electives that allow students to specialise in a particular area 

Core courses

The Bachelor of Creativity has several core courses that are delivered in all six majors over the three years of study.

Culture and Contexts

Introduces students to some of the historical, social and cultural influences and contexts they will engage with in their creative work in this degree.

Creative Collaboration 1

Introduces students to collaborative processes, problem-solving and project work within a creative discipline.

Creative Enterprise 1

Develops an understanding of business practice and professionalism in the arts industries, entrepreneurship, and basic business planning.

Creative Collaboration 2

Develops interdisciplinary collaborative processes and applies them to a creative group project involving at least two disciplines from the degree.

Creative Enterprise 2

Develops further understanding of creative collaboration, entrepreneurship and the work environment of creative industries, supports students’ planning for future personal opportunities.

Contexts and Practice

Extends students' understanding of creative industry contexts and issues and their relationship to wider social, economic and cultural issues.

Body of Work

Engages students in work to extend their creativity in their chosen major discipline, through a substantial applied project. Called Wānanga Toi 3 in Toi Poutama major

Major Projects

Engages students in work to extend their creativity in their chosen major discipline, through two individual and/or group projects.


Electives for all majors of the degree

The Bachelor of Creativity also includes several electives:

Special Topic 1

Enables students to pursue a special interest in an area that is relevant to their overall programme of study or to participate in the one-off delivery of a course to be taught by a visiting specialist or artist in residence.

Special Topic 2

Enables students to pursue a special interest in an area that is relevant to their overall programme of study or to participate in the one-off delivery of a course to be taught by a visiting specialist or artist in residence.

Special Topic 3

Enables students to pursue a special interest in an area that is relevant to their overall programme of study or to participate in the one-off delivery of a course to be taught by a visiting specialist or artist in residence.

Adult Learning and Teaching in the Arts

Introduces students to key ideas and practices of adult learning and teaching, and builds a repertoire of strategies and activities that will allow participants to create successful learning environments.

Arts Management

Introduces research and concepts that underpin business practice and legal and ethical requirements involved in arts management.

Community Service

Students apply their creative knowledge and skills through service to a community organisation, reflect on own learning gained through that experience.

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