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Programme title: Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) level 7 (Pilot)

120 credits

Level: level 7

NZQF credits: 120 credits


Students work in response to module related briefs towards developing the skills, methods and content for a body of work, linking the processes of art and creativity with the principles and practice of sustainable creativity, as it relates to individual cultural and creative practices. 


DAC7001. Studio Practice 1:  Reflect, research, initiate, expand
Module theme: Ko wai au/who am I, creative goals and plan

DAC7002. Studio Practice 2:  Visualise, play, develop, innovate
Module theme: Innovative practices, Professional practices

DAC7003. Studio Practice 3:  Present and implement
Module theme: Presentation strategies, Communications

DAC7004. Exhibition
Module theme: Graduate Exhibition


On completion of the programme students will demonstrate:

  • A developed awareness of approach to creative method, including cultural, heritage and contemporary contexts as they apply to individual students

  • An understanding of professional approaches to advanced creative practice 

  • A developed understanding of creative context, research-based practice, and innovative approaches as they relate to their individual practice

  • An ability to deliver a well resolved exhibition or presentation of their own work

  • A developed plan outlining an approach, post-programme, to working as an arts, creativity and culture sector practitioner or for further research

Entry Requirements:  

120 credits at level 6 study or presentation of portfolio with evidence of works to equivalent standard and an entry interview.