Master of Design Technology

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Entry requirements

A Victoria University of Wellington Bachelor of Design Innovation in media design, or equivalent qualification, with an average grade of B or better.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the technical knowledge and skills to develop practical design solutions for visual effects (VFX). Their comprehensive knowledge of design processes will allow them to formulate and develop creative design strategies and to independently research, master and integrate new design technologies and tools. They will demonstrate teamwork and written and oral communication skills. They will have the professional and enterprise skills necessary for working effectively in creative VFX-related ICT organisations, in areas such as game design, virtual reality design, animation and film production and post-production. Graduates may also be able to progress to a research-based master's or higher degree

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Graphic and Design Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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