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Tertiary Courses

The Waikato Region has many options for tertiary study in the creative disciplines. See below for a summary of the courses on offer. For more information, follow the links below to contact the tertiary providers directly.

OrganisationFaculty/DepartmentSubjectDegrees/Papers

University of Waikato

Arts and Social Sciences

Theatre Studies

Cert (Arts)
Dip (Arts)
B Arts (major)
BA Hons
Grad Cert (TheatSt)
PG Dip (TheatSt)
M Phil 
PhD
University of WaikatoArts and Social Sciences MusicPhD
Dip (Arts)
BA Mus
BA (major in Mus) PG Cert (Mus)
BA (Hons)
Grad Cert (Mus)
Grad Dip (Mus)
BA Mus (Hons)
PG Cert (Mus)
PG Dip (Mus)
M Mus
M Phil
DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts)
PhD
University of WaikatoArts and Social SciencesScreen and MediaCert (Arts)
Dip (Arts)
B Arts (major)
Grad Cert (SMSt)
Grad Dip (SMSt)
BA Hons
MA
PG Cert (SMSt)
PG Dip (SMSt)
M Phil
PhD
University of WaikatoArts and Social SciencesMedia and Creative Technologies

Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (Creative Practices, Creative Technologies, Design Media, Māori Media and Communication, Screen and Media Studies)
Grad Cert (CreateTech)
Grad Dip (Create Tech) 

University of WaikatoArts and Social SciencesWriting StudiesB Arts (major)
Grad Cert (Writ)
Grad Dip (Writ)
MA (Applied Linguistics) (Available if majored in Writing Studies with a language/linguistics inflection)
University of WaikatoArts and Social SciencesMusic EducationGrad Dip of Education
Grad Dip of Education (Arts Education)
PG CertEducation
PG Dip Education (Music Education)
BA Teaching (Honours)
MA Education
University of WaikatoArts and Social SciencesDrama Education Grad Dip of Education
Grad Dip of Education (Arts Education)
PG Cert Education
PG Dip Education  
PG Dip Language & Literacy Education
BA Teaching (Honours)
MA Education
University of WaikatoSports and Leisure Studies

 Dance

 

 

 

BSPLS (Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies), Stream of practical dance papers, 100, 200 300 level papers
BSPLS (Hons/Dance)
MA (Dance)
PhD (Dance)
University of Waikato

Māori and Pacific Development

Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori

 

 

 

Tikanga Māori is available as a major for the BA, BMPD and BSocSc degree
Grad Cert (Tikanga)
Grad Dip (Tikanga)
BA (Hons), BSocSc (Hons), MA, MMPD, MSocSc
PGCert (Tikanga)
PGDip (Tikanga)
M Phil
PhD
University of WaikatoComputing and Mathematical Sciences

Computer Graphic Design

 
Bachelor of Computer and Graphic Design (BCGD) (Partnership with Wanganui School of Design)
BCGD (Hons)
PGDip(CGD)
MCGD
University of Waikato

Education

Arts Education

Grad Dip in Education (Arts Education)

Te Wananga O Aotearoa

Raroera Campus (Te Rapa, Hamilton)

Performing Arts

Cert in Māori Performing Arts Level 4

Te Wananga O Aotearoa

Raroera Campus (Te Rapa, Hamilton)Māori ArtKāwai Raupapa - Certificate in Introduction to (Māori) Art Level 3
Te Wananga O AotearoaRaroera (Raranga and Rauangi - Hamilton), Rahui Pokeka (Raranga and Whakairo - Huntly) and Maniapoto (Raranga - Te Kuiti)Māori ArtToi Paematua - Diploma in Māori Art Level 4, 5, 6
Te Wananga O AotearoaManiapoto (Raranga - Te Kuiti), Apakura (Whakairo - Te Awamutu),  Rauangi (Rahui Pokeka - Huntly)Māori ArtMaunga Kura Toi Bachelor of Māori Art
Te Wananga O AotearoaTokoroaMāori Visual ArtsKāwai Raupapa - Certificate in Māori Visual Arts Level 4 (Raranga, Whakairo, Rauangi)
Te Wananga O AotearoaApakura (Te Awamutu) and Raroera (Te Rapa, Hamilton)Māori Art Design and Māori Art DrawingSTAR Whakairo, Māori Art Design and Māori Art Drawing Techniques (Pathway for 16-17 year olds)

Wintec

 

 

School of Media Arts

 

 

(Visual, Music, Communication)

 

 

Cert in Media Arts (Level 4)

 

 

Wintec

School of Media Arts

Commercial Music

Bachelor of Media Arts - (Commercial Music)

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Visual Arts

Bachelor of Media Arts - (Visual Arts)

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Communication

 

 

 

Bachelor of Media Arts - (Communication)

Grad Dip in Communication (Level 7)

 

 

WintecSchool of Media Arts

(Visual, Music, Communication)

Bachelor with Honours - Media Arts

 
WintecSchool of Media Arts

(Visual Arts, Design, Music)

Master of Arts (Visual Arts, Design, Music)

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Fashion Design

Dip in Fashion Design and Practice (Level 6)

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Interior Design

 

 

Cert in Interior Design

Dip in Interior Design (Level 6)

 

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Journalism (Multi-Media)

National Dip in Journalism (Multi-Media)

WintecSchool of Media Arts

Radio

Cert in Radio Broadcasting
WintecHorticulture, Arborculture, Agriculture and Animal Technology

Floristry

Cert in Floristry Practice 

WintecHorticulture, Arborculture, Agriculture and Animal TechnologyLandscape DesignDiploma in Technology (Landscape Design) (Level 6)
WintecShort course

Interior Design

Intro to Interior Design

WintecShort coursePhotoshopIntro to Photoshop

Vision Leadership College

 

 

School of Music

Music

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Music (CCM)

Dip in Performance Music

Dip in Contemporary Music

Waiariki Polytechnic

Tokoroa

Creative Arts

Cert in Creative Arts (Level 4) 

Extramural

Open Polytechnic

Art and Design

Jewellery

Cert in Manufacturing Jewellery (Level 3)

Open Polytechnic

Art and DesignDesign & CreativityDip in Design and Creativity (Level 5)

The Learning Connexion

Fine ArtArt and Creativity

Cert of Art and Creativity (Level 4)

Dip of Art and Creativity (Level 5)

Dip of Art and Creativity (Level 6)

Dip of Art and Creativity (Advanced) (Level 7)

Massey University

ArtsArts

Cert in Arts

PGCertArts

Massey UniversityArtsMedia Studies

BA(MediaStud)

BAHons (Media Stud)

MA(MediaStud)

GradCertArts(Media Stud)

GradDipArts(MediaStud)

PGDipArts(MediaStud)

Massey UniversityArtsMusic

BA(Mus)

DipArts(Mus)

Massey UniversityArtsMuseum studiesMA(MuseumStud)
Massey UniversityArtsCreative WritingMCW
Massey UniversityArtsLiterary EducationMlitEd
Massey UniversityArtsMāori Visual ArtsMMVA
Massey UniversityCommunicationExpressive Arts

BC(ExArts)

DipArts(ExArts)

Massey UniversityCommunicationMedia StudiesBC(MediaStud)
Massey UniversityCommunicationCommunicationMC

Whitcliffe College of Art & Design

(low-residency)

 Art Therapy

MAAT

MAAT(Clinical)

Whitcliffe College of Art & Design

(low-residency)
 Fine ArtsMFA

Whitcliffe College of Art & Design

(low-residency)
 Arts ManagementMAAM