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Applications close on 15 November.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
The programme is identical to the final year of the Bachelor of Design (Honours). You push the boundaries of design with a significant research-led independent project, expand and/or deepen your skills through electives, and round out this phase of your training with an externally focused course on creative entrepreneurship, exhibition or writing in the creative arts.
For a full-time student, your year will be:
30 credits: Research and Development in your endorsement
15 credits: Elective
15 credits: Elective
45 credits: Research Project in your endorsement
15 credits: Creative Futures or Exhibition or Creative Exposition
Part-time students, please contact the College of Creative Arts (firstname.lastname@example.org) for advice on the best way to structure your programme of study.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Design is a one year, two semester, taught course consisting of 120 credits with a focus on studio-based enquiry and the development of research skills. It may be taken on a part-time or full-time basis.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates
Endorsements are available in Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Photography, Spatial Design, Textile Design, and Visual Communication Design.
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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