Bachelor of Design

Bachelor of Design

Not sure if your experience fits?

If you would like to do the course but you are not sure if you have the relevant experience, please contact us. We are happy to talk you through your options.

Course information

Fees
Fees may vary, please contact us for more information
Course length
10 months full time or 18-20 months part time
Level
NZQA Level 7
Prior experience
7 - 10 Years of professional practice experience
Start dates
Monthly intakes
Delivery
Distance learning
Workload
Full time 20 hours of study per week; part time 10 hours of study per week

With specialties in:

  • Communication
  • Fashion
  • Product

Are you an experienced design professional?

This degree will reflect your talent, expertise and significant experience in your specialist area of Design – either Communication, Fashion or Product Design.  

You’ll develop a portfolio that demonstrates your technical skills and knowledge, and complete a design project in your chosen field of specialty. 

The Capable NZ difference

The Capable NZ process centres you and your own career – you’ll reflect on where you’ve come from, where you are now, and where you want to go.

You will:

  • identify early experiences and influences that have shaped you, and how these relate to your working life
  • analyse your work and life experiences and skills, and evaluate your strengths and capabilities
  • identify, access and research relevant practice theories, models, tools, frameworks, and reflect on how these might inform and influence your work
  • complete in-depth case studies that critically explore and analyse key learning experiences from your work or community life, and align these with academic research
  • undertake learning to fill any gaps in your knowledge or experience.

One key point of difference with Capable NZ study is that you complete in-depth case studies to critically analyse learning experiences from your career or community life and consider how these meet the requirements of your chosen qualification.

“It was getting that piece of paper – having a recognised qualification – giving myself more options in the future. I set myself a goal, and I achieved it.”

Wayne Doyle
Bachelor of Design (Communication)