Study Options

Full-time, Part-time


3 years


Level 5 - 7

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Start your career in the creative industries

Engage in a series of real life and in-house projects, utilizing various creative disciplines including paint, sculpture, print, photography, music, fashion, film, CAD, graphic design and 3D design on New Zealand’s first project-based creative degree.

Learn to think creatively, act professionally and develop the technical skills needed to become a practising creative artist.

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Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Possible jobs and career opportunities can include:

  • Painter
  • Printmaker
  • Sculptor
  • Illustrator
  • Spatial/interior designer
  • Furniture designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • Arts manager or administrator
  • Gallery or museum curator
  • Fashion Industry
  • Music Industry
  • Film and TV work

Graduates can also go on to study a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degree.




There is one entry date per year:

  • February




Subject Areas



Entry Requirements

International Entry Requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairawhiti Campus


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.