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Media Design School

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
3 months
8696 EUR/full
2815 EUR/full
Tuition fee
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This full-time Design programme at Media Design School is for early to mid-career professionals (with at least six years of relevant work experience). It facilitates those without formal qualifications direct entry into postgraduate study. 

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The Media Design Graduate School empowers you to take steps that will change the world. Mix with the brightest, most passionate people. Develop systematical creative thinking and build design skills in an innovative fast-paced fun environment.

Progress onto a Master of Design, or simply take us for test-drive and exit with a completed Postgraduate Certificate in Design at Media Design School in only 15 weeks.

Real Experience: Innovation is in our DNA

Media Design School began with a pioneering spirit and has grown into a higher degree provider with a reputation as a catalyst for change. Drawing on the energy of the latest emerging technology and the most dynamic creative industries, you will learn to try new ideas and embrace the process of fast-failure that leads to success.

Tailor your design career to your interests. You will have access to cutting-edge undergraduate programmes in Visual Effects, Gaming, Software Engineering, Creative Advertising, Media Design, Digital Creativity, and Creative Technologies on a single campus — exposing you to more diversity, more ideas, and more inspiration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Research: Connecting Texts, Deciphering Context   
  • Interdisciplinary Design Project: Emerging Contexts
  • Contemporary Design Issue: Creative Futures 
  • Special Topic Project: Creative Entrepreneurship 
  • Special Topic Project: Design and Economies   
  • Interdisciplinary Design Theories: Dialogues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To ensure optimal peer-to-peer learning, Media Design School determines each Postgraduate Design cohort by carefully managing the participant mix. 
  • Postgraduate Design participants typically have 6 plus years of professional experience, are recognised as having significant potential. 
  • Most applicants have a high degree of specific design knowledge. Others come from diverse backgrounds but have a strong interest in how Design can be applied to their specific field and interests. 
We’re OPEN to unusual applications and backgrounds!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8696 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8696 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • National

    2815 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2815 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • Domestic - $4,856.45
  • International - $15,000.00


If you currently live overseas and are thinking of studying with Media Design School, then this scholarship will help contribute to the costs associated with studying abroad.

The International Student Scholarship offers recipients up to NZ$5,000 applied to your first year of tuition fees at Media Design School.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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