Digital Media Course

Digital Media Courses in New Zealand You Should Know

Digital Media Course

The Digital Media Course Level 5 aims to help you develop your design, animation and retelling skills.

At the completion of the program, you will

  • Apply problem-solving, leadership and project management skills in digital media context
  • Apply and manage a design process to meet project requirements and guidelines
  • Analyse and evaluate your own work and the work of others.
  • Apply general and technical skills in the creation of design solutions.
  • Demonstrate recognised digital media and design best-practices.

Investment and Return

The average tuition fee is about 20,000 NZD per year for international students. In addition to that, you also need to have sufficient amount of 15,000 NZD for living cost in NZ

Annual income is expected at 46,000 NZD for graduates.

Job opportunities for industrial, graphic, web designers are excellent. Moreover, people with these skills will be in demand over the next few years. Wages for designers are good. However, employment prospects are poor for artists in the fine arts

Have a look at the following New Zealand Job websites and feel the market demand

It seems that your investment into this digital media course is profitable in the short period of time.

Entrance requirement

High school graduates or IB, NCEA level 3

For international students: you also need a recognised qualification (IELTS, TOEFL or PTE)

  • IELTS score of 5.5 and no band is lower than 5.0
  • If you are from countries with visa approval rate greater than 80%, the school can use their internal English Competency Test to test you, or
  • If your IELTS score is not sufficient, you can study either General English or IELTS preparation class to improve your score prior to the main program.

Employment pathway

You will have the skills and knowledge for a junior position within creative industries. Those areas might include advertising, web design, in-house design studio and news media.

Sectors and professions that you are likely to enter on completion of this digital media course include

  • Photography
  • 3D Animation
  • Movie/film making
  • Graphic design
  • Art and art teaching
  • 3D Visualisation…

Academic Pathway

If you are an international student, you need to study Diploma in Digital Media & Design Level 6 before going to the job market in New Zealand.

Top 5 providers in New Zealand for Digital Media Course Level 5

NZQA website indicates on 28/7/2017 that 5 providers can assist you to develop & sharpen your skills (alphabetical order):

  • EDENZ Colleges 2016 Limited
  • New Zealand Management Academies Limited
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority
  • Whitireia Community Polytechnic
  • Yoobee School of Design

Digital Media Course at Edenz Colleges

EDENZ Colleges has the experience and expertise in this sector about 20 years. Edenz Colleges is one of the 5 school in New Zealand to offer Digital Media Course level 5.

The Diploma in Digital Media & Design (Level 5) is a 120-credit course. In other words, it takes you 1 full year to complete the course.

Methods of delivery

You will benefit the most when studying with them because the school use the variety of delivery such as:

  • Project sessions
  • Practicals
  • Tutorials
  • Presentations
  • Master classes
  • Guest speakers
  • Work-based learning

Core and Elective Digital Media Course

You will study 4 papers, in which 2 papers are core courses

Core courses

  • Art History & Constructing Digital Images, Level 5, 30 Credits
  • Production Project, Level 5, 30 Credits

Elective courses

  • Philosophy and Psychology, Level 5, 30 Credits
  • Anthropology, Level 6, 30 Credits
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making, Level 6, 30 Credits
  • Sociology & Media Studies, Level 5, 30 Credits

Tuition fee & Scholarship

  • 20,000 NZD/year
  • Scholarships are available for student with strong academic and IELTS score

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