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Post Graduate & Masters Study in Creative Practice

Job details

Unitec | Te Pūkenga
1 Feb 2023
Online, Auckland
Work type
Expressions of interest
Work classification
Education & Development


Are you passionate about creativity, art practice or cultural expression? Do you enjoy designing solutions to complex problems, or imagining new ways of experiencing and living in the world?

Would you like to influence society by changing opinions and values to make a positive difference? Could your portfolio benefit from completing an advanced creative research project?

Advance your career through the postgraduate programme designed for creative professionals.

Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice

You’ll undertake creative project and negotiated studies courses over the semester under the supervision of an expert in the field, pursuing a practice-based programme of learning tailored to individual interests and backgrounds.

Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice

In the first semester a combination of taught, negotiated or studio courses allow you to tailor the learning experience to your specialist creative research interests. Your second semester involves conceptualising, proposing, and implementing advanced creative research.

Master of Creative Practice

This programme supports and challenges you to question ideas, explore new professional practices and develop research and creative practice capabilities at an advanced level in your chosen discipline. Immerse yourself in a dynamic community of diverse creative practices and work on exciting and innovative projects in Unitec’s creative studios and learn from industry-leading arts and design staff. 

Why study creative practice arts at Unitec?

Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice and Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice

Create a body of new work, improve your job opportunities, and refresh or re-orient your profession

Work in an evolving multi-disciplinary environment where you will get exposure to a wide range of approaches, practices, and theories.

Improve your communication and project proposal skills through studio critiques and written components 

Enhance your creative portfolio with a significant advanced research project

Master of Creative Practice

Dynamic studio environments that facilitate independent and collaborative working practices

Create a body of new work, build a portfolio, advance your practice and refresh your career

Gain industry experience through negotiated placements or work on live projects

Work in an evolving multi-disciplinary environment with exposure to a wide range of approaches, practices, and theories

Improve your communication skills through studio critiques and written activities

Get feedback on your developing work from specialists in your field

Develop highly specialised creative research and critical thinking skills through a significant project


How to apply

Please contact Rebecca Wood for application requirements and details. 

Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

17 Oct 2022