Bachelor of Creativity

The Bachelor of Creativity is a new degree coming in 2018 with specialisations in Digital Media, Music, Performing Arts, Toi Poutama, Visual Arts, and Writing

This programme will be offered from our Te Kāhui Auaha campus in 2018 and will replace the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Whitireia) and the Bachelor of Creative Technologies (WelTec)

Programme Overview

Gain creative skills and knowledge in one of these discipline areas: digital media (creative technologies, visual communication design), music, performing arts, toi poutama, visual arts, or creative writing. 

Programme Outline

This programme involves study in a major discipline area chosen by the student. There is also provision for students to study elective courses chosen from other majors, and join in interdisciplinary collaborative projects.

Degree studies provide practical and theoretical preparation for work in the creative industries, with an emphasis on collaboration, communication, critical thinking, creative problem solving, cultural awareness, and a commercial workplace focus.

Entry Requirements

University entry or equivalent study/work experience, and evidence of suitability based on portfolio or audition, as detailed below for each major:

Portfolio: Digital Media, Toi Poutama, Visual Arts, Writing

Audition: Music, Performing Arts

Pre-enrolment information for students provides details of the portfolio or audition requirements.

International students

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