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Let your imagination run wild at EIT’s ideaschool. Our industry-experienced lecturers and purpose-built facilities will set you up for a career in visual arts and design, fashion, music or screen production.

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Diploma in Visual Arts & Design

The Diploma in Visual Arts and Design focuses on developing your practical skills across a range of arts and design media including painting, printmaking, sculpture, spatial design and graphic design, in preparation for employment or further study.

When you’ve graduated with this diploma you’ll have a broad knowledge-base coupled with the specialist skills today’s employers are looking for. The Diploma in Visual Arts and Design will lead to opportunities in many areas of the art and design industries

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Stefanie Ng, Diploma in Screen Production

Stefanie got a job at Park Road Post in Wellington straight from completing her diploma at EIT in 2007.  Her first credit was on District Nine followed by The Lovely Bones and The Adventures of Tintin.

Supervising sound editor Brent Burge, says Stefanie worked hard and deserved her place in the industry.   “Stef has blasted through the roof and is now an integral part of the team. On The Hobbit, she will carry the load of first assistant sound editor.”

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Fraser Duncan

I am or have been, at times a father, artist, researcher, hamburger cook, territorial soldier, husband, cashier, graphics tutor, grandfather, press photographer, furniture maker, poet, landscape gardener, travel writer, bone carver, retail manager, father-in-law, student, sound engineer, and lecturer.

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Film your Dreams

EIT's purpose-built Screen Production Centre is centred around two large studios and includes three editing suites, TV editing stations and a small sound studio.  A surround sound theatre doubles as a screen/classroom.

Dedicated solely to students, the John Harré Screen and Electronic Media centre is deemed to be one of the best-equipped screen production teaching facilities in a NZ tertiary institution.

Check out screen students' work here

Passion for Fashion 

Sew up your career and study in style at EIT

EIT offers various fashion programmes that will give you the skills and knowledge to enter the fashion industry.

Learn everything from designing clothes and pattern-making to creating your own fashion label.

Students design and create their own garments, learn about production for fashion shows and gain the skills to establish their own business within the fashion industries.

Certificate in Fashion Apparel students are involved in organising/planning and modelling in EIT’s annual Fashion Show.

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