Create The Future, Study At Mediarts

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Would you like to study with others like you in a dynamic, creative environment where you learn to make your dreams a reality? If so, you’ll want to come to study Media Arts at the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec).

Friendly, experienced academic staff will lead you through exciting projects in a collaborative environment. You’ll be stimulated to develop an independent, reflective working process and think critically about issues that you’ll face in the professional environment. Industry New Zealand estimates that the creative industries are growing at double the rate of the rest of the economy. Exciting career opportunities await practitioners in this field, and the Media Arts programmes of study are the best place to begin your career as a creative professional.

Programmes of study are available at certificate and degree level, and a post-graduate Honours Year and Master of Arts is available to graduates from both Media Arts or other degree programmes. Visit the Wintec website to select the ideal programme for you.

Years Of Experience

A team of great knowledgeable people

Defining Success

Let us help you define your future for success

Courses Include

Master of Arts

We offer a Master of Arts, a one-year full-time research degree with endorsements in Visual Arts, Moving Image, Design and Music

Bachelor of Media Arts Honours Programme

The Bachelor of Media Arts Honours Programme aimed at graduates who wish to undertake an in-depth investigation into their chosen area of visual arts or music practice, within a research-focused learning environment.

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Bachelor of Media

Our Bachelor of Media Arts (Visual Arts) is a three-year degree programme with pathways in Digital Media Design, Graphic Design, Moving Image, Painting/Sculpture, and Photography

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Bachelor of Media Arts

The Bachelor of Media Arts (Communication) offers pathways in Public Relations and Advertising, Journalism, and Moving Image; and the Bachelor of Media Arts (Commercial Music) has pathways in Songwriting and Music Production, with a ‘performance’ pathway in development.

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Why Choose Us ?

Excellent Programs

For those looking to enhance their degree or work experience by providing knowledge and skills in either public relations/advertising practices or professional writing.

Mid Year Intake

We are also pleased to offer a mid-year intake into our Degree and Certificate programmes. Applications close for this intake in June , and classes begin in mid-July.

Success For Graduates

Graduates from Wintec’s School Media Arts feature heavily in regional short film competition among others and are highly successful.