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Design & Business College in Auckland, NZ

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At Raffles College of Design and Commerce in Auckland, we provide high-quality certificate and diploma courses in the fields of design, business and early childhood education. We welcome students from NZ and international students from around the world.

Studying in Auckland allows you to learn in a country with a unique balance of natural landscapes and commercial cities. Because of this balance, film makers and expats alike flock to New Zealand from around the world. Make the most out of your overseas study experience by positioning yourself somewhere inspiring like New Zealand.


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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-04-09 were from:

Doncaster, UK / GB; Ibadan, Nigeria; Algiers, Algeria; Pangasinan, Philippines; TST Kowloon, Hong Kong; Thimphu, Bangladesh; Kampala, Uganda; Kampala, UK / GB; and more.
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Palmerston North School of Design
Courses / Programs
Palmerston North School of Design is a private design school located in central Palmerston North, the main city of the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. We provide courses for students who have creative talent and ability but lack the necessary skills and qualifications to go onto tertiary design training or gain employment in the design industry.

We have three courses for school leavers and mature students wanting to enter higher university study or employment. The courses are designed for students who have not gained the university entrance criteria at high school or who would like to focus on design full time.

After completion of the courses, students have expertise in drawing, the design process, graphic / fashion design and computer graphics. The courses combine nationally recognised qualifications with a professional portfolio for entry to the best degree and diploma design courses in New Zealand and around the world.

The courses do not simply prepare students for entry to higher level training or employment, but give them the opportunity to excel. Palmerston North School of Design has the highest quality rating from NZQA.
- Drawing & Design: Bridging Course:
A two year, level 3 and 4 course to help students enter the best degree and diploma courses in New Zealand and around the world.

- Drawing & Design: Training Opportunities:
A fully funded course designed especially for students 18 years and over who are registered with WINZ.

- Design & Computing: Youth Training:
A fully funded one year course for 16-17 year old school leavers to extend their creative talent as an alternative to NCEA Level 1.
Auckland International College
Courses / Programs
Established in 2003, Auckland International College is a New Zealand independent day and boarding school which offers a specialised 3-year senior secondary school education. The specific focus of the school is to prepare students for entry to top universities worldwide. As an IB World School it is the only NZ school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma exclusively.
Specialised Secondary Education (Year 11-13):

Year 11 students study the Preparation Year Programme for IB Diploma, while Year 12 and 13 students study the IB Diploma itself. In addition, all students study a SAT preparation course.
Media Design School, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Media Design School is New Zealand’s most-awarded tertiary institute for digital and creative technology qualifications.

Specialising in the teaching of industry-standard skills and knowledge, Media Design School provides a vibrant and energetic creative culture for students from around the globe.

Our media design programmes have been developed by industry professionals and educators, cater for a range of experience levels, and are both highly relevant and production-oriented.

Media Design School’s graduates go on to work in the world’s leading design, game development, film and animation studios and have contributed to blockbuster films including Avatar, King Kong and films from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- Bachelor of Art and Design (3D & VFX)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming)
- Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art)
- Bachelor of Media Design
- Diploma of Digital Creativity (Foundation)
- Diploma of Creative Advertising
- Graduate Certificate of Creative Technologies
- Graduate Diploma of Creative Technologies
International Career Institute - Online Courses for NZ & Global Students
Courses / Programs
Based in Australia, The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leading distance learning school offering correspondence courses to students in New Zealand, Australia and worldwide.

We offer online / distance education courses at certificate, diploma & advanced diploma level in fields including business management, marketing, journalism, human resources, fashion design, information technology among many others.

In addition to our career courses, we offer short professional development courses.

Completing a course at ICI enables a graduate to secure their own futures by establishing or advancing a career or by even establishing their own business.

ICI is an accredited and recognised member of the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Accreditation and Recognition Council (IARC). We are also a member of the College of Teachers.

Using experienced industry-based faculty and the latest resources ICI delivers exciting multi-discipline career and lifestyle prospects to a broad range of people world wide.

The Institute was founded on the principle that the key to success in today's business and work environment is knowledge.
Online Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma Courses

•Business Management
•Hospitality
•Bookkeeping
•Advertising
•Marketing
•Sales
•Import-Export
•E-Business
•Secretarial
•Paralegal Secretarial
•Human Resources (HR)
•Public Relations (PR)
•Fashion Design
•Interior Design
•Jewellery Design
•Photography
•Journalism
•Beauty & Make Up
•Hairdressing
•Wedding Planning
•Event Management
•Tourism
•Real Estate
•Catering & Cooking
•Natural Health / Nutrition
•Counselling & Psychology
•Personal Trainer
•Medical Secretary
•Nursing & Patient Care Assisting
•Pharmacy Assistant
•Pet Care / VET Assistant
•TEFL/ TESOL Teacher Training...
Design & Arts College of New Zealand, Christchurch
Courses / Programs
The Design and Arts College of New Zealand (D&A) in Christchurch, New Zealand is the South Island’s only tertiary institute dedicated to design and arts education. We offer certificate and diploma courses in fields including Art; Interior Design; Photography; Fashion Design; Makeup Design among others. We also offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in in partnership with Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

The aim of D&A is to bring students from all over the world together with industry professionals to create a community of people passionate about design and arts. We are New Zealand government funded (TEC) and registered (NZQA).

D&A courses are designed and taught by industry professionals, to ensure student success in the creative industries. As student time is valuable, all D&A courses have an accelerated pathway to work or higher education that ensures what you learn is relevant and moves you into industry in a fast and efficient way. Thousands of D&A graduates are now working as professionals in their field in New Zealand and around the world.
D&A offer the following qualifications:

- Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (in partnership with Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design)
- Diploma of Art (Advanced)
- Diploma of Contemporary Photography
- Diploma of Communication Arts and Design
- Diploma of Architectural Design and Technology
- Diploma of Interior Design
- Diploma of Fashion Design (Advanced)
- Certificate in Makeup Design and Production
- Certificate in Design and Arts (Foundation)
Massey University College of Creative Arts, Wellington
Courses / Programs
The College of Creative Arts at Massey University is a world-class art and design school based in Wellington, New Zealand.

The College is:

*ranked 11th by RED DOT, the international design awards agency, which gives Massey a distinctive seal of quality for its design programmes
*the first art and design school outside North America to be awarded “substantial equivalency” by the US accreditation body NASAD – the most comprehensive international benchmark for art and design education in the world
*number one in New Zealand for design and visual art research, according to the 2013 New Zealand government Performance Based Research Funding round.

The College provides a thriving, well-resourced and inspiring learning environment that fosters research, scholarship and creative practice. From selected entry to completion of their degree, students are equipped with a knowledge base and skill set that enables them to flourish in the creative industries, win awards, represent New Zealand and hold key positions that define creative thinking in businesses around the world.

Wellington is a thriving city of art, theatre, music, cinema production, multi-media and manufacturing industries.
The College delivers undergrad & postgrad programmes:

- Bachelor of Design
- Bachelor of Design (Honours)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
- Graduate Diploma in Design
- Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts
- Diploma in Photography
- Certificate in Visual Arts and Diploma in Visual Arts
- Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art
- Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (visual & material culture)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Design
- Master of Fine Arts
- Master of Design
- Master of Art/Master of Philosophy in visual & material culture
- Doctor of Philosophy