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Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced)

(NZQA Level 7) 120 credits

Summary of Programme

Duration: 45 weeks (full-time), 90 weeks (part-time)

Expected hours: 30 hours/week (Full time = 18 hours tutor/mentor directed study, 12 hours independent study), 17.5 hours/week (Part time = 9 hours tutor/mentor directed study, 6 hours independent study)

Fees and term dates.

Delivery: On-site, Distance Delivery (study from home) or Blended (study from home and onsite).

Start Dates: Onsite students may start either at the beginning of Term 1 in February, or at the beginning of term 2, 3 or 4, Distance Delivery or Blended learning students may start on the 1st, 4th or 7th Monday during term time and at other times upon request. 

All students will need to work for nine weeks, and can then take a three-week break. Students must advise their mentor or Programme support of their decision for planning purposes.

Students whose enrolment crosses from one calendar year to the next will be required to resume independent study early in January. The date for resuming study will be provided at the time of enrolment. 

Entry requirements:

The qualification provides a pathway from the:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Creativity (Level 6)

  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts & Design (Level 6)

  • New Zealand Diploma in Fashion (Level 6)

  • New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media & Design (Level 6)

  • New Zealand Diploma in Ngā Toi (Level 6)

Students who have not completed at the previous programme level can apply for entry using TLC’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. (Note: acceptance via the RPL process is not automatic. Evidence presented must demonstrate sufficient ability at the required level).

Applicants are also required to submit a portfolio and participate in an interview, the results of which become part of the application process.

How to Enrol: Enrol online now or see our Enrolment Information page

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