Graduate Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship in Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Campus: Rotorua

Duration: 1 year

Intake: February

*Fee: $19,950

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This programme is basically designed to give entrepreneurial skills to those students who want to take their creativity at the business level in order to make their career and a way to earn money as this focus on the creative industries. Areas of art, graphic design, fashion and interior design are the key areas and the students will learn to innovate and navigate the practices of market. The students are going to work in multi-disciplinary zones to find solutions to the challenges occurring in creating and growing the business.

This programme will hone your skills related to entrepreneurship.

Career Outcomes:

Aims to become a successful entrepreneur

Topics to Study in this Course:

Compulsory papers

  • Creative Incubator
  • Business Skills for Creative Entrepreneurs
  • The Innovation – Proposal
  • The Innovation – Creative Project
  • Marketing Strategies for Creatives
    Choose between:

  • Creative Technologies
  • Art and Design in Aotearoa
    Career Opportunities

  • graphic designer
  • museum and gallery work
  • independent studio/public works artist
  • artist’s assistant
  • retail display designer
  • printer
  • photographer
  • photographer’s assistant
  • tertiary teacher in the subjects of art and design
    Eligibility Criteria:


    Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any creative technologies or related discipline.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 60 or higher (with a writing score of 20)
    3. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE
    4. PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42.

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