Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) (Level 7) in Manukau Institute of Technology

Last Updated on April 14, 2021 by West Highlander

Manukau Institute of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 3 years

Intake:  February

*Fee: $21,700 per year (approx.)

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In this programme, creative concepts are brought to life through studying wide range of theoretical based and practical skills. In this, you’ll work on your individual projects in combination and will get to meet the people who are already practitioners of the visual arts.

Final year will just concentrate to develop your own unique style and by then you would have acquired a full professional portfolio that you can show ahead for the job opportunities.

Compulsory courses

Year 1

  • Drawing Methodologies
  • Introduction to Moving Image
  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Creative Thinking: Creative Histories
    Year 2

  • Critical Thinking: Contexts and Methods
    Year 3

  • Professional Practice
  • Creative Studio 1
  • Creative Studio 2
    Elective Courses are:

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Print Media
  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Dance Genres
  • Theatre Practice
  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Graphic Novel
    Career Outcomes:

  • Illustrator
  • Gallery worker
  • Art teacher
  • Film maker
  • Art director
  • Photographer
  • Digital online producer
  • Digital re-toucher
    Eligibility Criteria:


    Applicants must have completed their 10+2 and should have work or life experience in the related field so they can demonstrate their ability to work in this programme.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50

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