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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Diploma in Design
DipDesign

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Diploma in Design requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been selected into the Diploma following a selection process which will include the assessment of a portfolio of work submitted by the candidate.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Diploma in Design shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 240 credits, comprising:

(a) courses selected from the Schedule to the Diploma;

and including

(b) at least 75 credits at 200 level or above;

(c) attending contact courses, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Diploma in Design is awarded without endorsement.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board or their delegate, be awarded the Diploma in Visual Arts should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Diploma in Design

197.119 Coding for Creative Practice 15 credits

197.122 Digital Fabrication 15 credits

197.123 Visual Identity Systems 15 credits

197.191 Art and Design: Special Topic I 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.193 Contemporary Design Project 1A 15 credits

197.194 Contemporary Design Project 1B 15 credits

197.211 Rapid Ideation 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

197.228 Contemporary Design Project A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.229 Contemporary Design Project 2A 15 credits

197.238 Interaction and Interface I 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level including 198.157 or 212.157 or 213.157 or 213.158 or 221.157 or 222.157 or 222.158 or 223.157 or 224.157 R 198.291

197.270 Creative Ecologies I 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level including 198.157 or 212.157 or 213.157 or 213.158 or 221.157 or 222.157 or 222.158 or 223.157 or 224.157

197.288 Creative Collaboration 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

197.291 Art and Design: Special Topic II 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.331 Contemporary Design Project B 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.332 Contemporary Design Project C 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.338 Interaction and Interface II 15 credits
P 197.238 plus (198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258) R 197.377

197.370 Creative Ecologies II 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

197.379 Service and Experience Design 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

197.383 Internship 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258 R 212.326, 223.326

197.388 Creative Communities 15 credits
P 75 Credits at 200 Level R 198.481, 212.425, 221.382, 222.382, 223.425, 224.382

197.433 Designing Science Fiction 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

197.440 Contemporary Design Project D 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.441 Contemporary Design Project E 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.442 Contemporary Design Project F 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.443 Contemporary Design Project G 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.465 Creative Leadership 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

197.470 Creative Ecologies III 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

197.471 Social Interventions Through Design 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

197.490 Design Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.495 Design Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

197.499 Design Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

198.157 Studio I (Object) 15 credits
R 197.132

198.213 Furniture Design 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level including 198.157 or 212.157 or 213.157 or 213.158 or 221.157 or 222.157 or 222.158 or 223.157 or 224.157 or 197.132

198.221 Modelling and Prototyping 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 198.271

198.257 Design Studio IIA (Industrial) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus 198.157 and 2 of: 212.157, 213.157, 213.158, 221.157, 222.157, 222.158, 223.157, 224.157 R 198.251

198.258 Design Studio IIB (Industrial) 30 credits
P 198.257 R 198.252, 198.272

198.308 Industrial Design Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

198.315 Product Development 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258 R 198.214

198.320 Open Design & Digital Fabrication 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

198.357 Design Studio IIIA (Industrial) 30 credits
P 198.258 R 198.354

198.358 Design Studio IIIB (Industrial) 30 credits
P 198.357 R 198.355

198.362 Industrial Design Visualisation 15 credits
P 198.258 or 198.261 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258 R 198.262

198.453 Industrial Design Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 198.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 198.355 and 198.380; or PGDipDes admission

198.454 Industrial Design Research Project 45 credits
P 198.453

198.455 Industrial Design Studio Project 45 credits
P 198.358 or 198.355

198.463 Industrial Design Digital Representation 15 credits
P 198.358 or Appraisal Required

198.490 Industrial Design Special Topic C 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

198.495 Industrial Design Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

212.100 Fashion Pattern Making 15 credits
R 212.203

212.101 Fashion Construction 15 credits
R 212.205

212.157 Studio I (Dress) 15 credits
R 197.135

212.200 Garment Pattern Drafting and Grading 15 credits
P 212.100 or 212.257 and 60 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts R 212.204 & 212.220

212.226 Fashion Communication 15 credits

212.228 Fashion Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

212.257 Design Studio IIA (Fashion) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus 212.157 and two of: 198.157, 213.157, 213.158, 221.157, 222.157, 222.158, 223.157, 224.157 R 212.201

212.258 Design Studio IIB (Fashion) 30 credits
P 212.257 R 212.201, 212.204, 212.220, 212.303, 212.305

212.304 Drape for Design 15 credits
P 212.100 or 212.257

212.309 Contoured and Knit Apparel 15 credits
P 212.258 or (212.100 and 212.101)

212.321 Digital Applications for Fashion Production 15 credits
P 212.200 and one of 198.258, 212.258, 213.242, 221.258, 222.258, 223.258, 224.258 R 212.420

212.328 Fashion Special Topic B 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

212.357 Design Studio IIIA (Fashion) 30 credits
P 212.258 R 212.317

212.358 Design Studio IIIB (Fashion) 30 credits
P 212.357 R 212.310

212.403 Apparel Production Research 15 credits
P (212.100 and 212.101) or 212.358

212.453 Fashion Design Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 212.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 212.381and 212.310; or PGDipDes admission

212.454 Fashion Design Research Project 45 credits
P 212.453

212.455 Fashion Design Studio Project 45 credits
P 212.358 or 212.310

212.495 Fashion Design Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

213.150 Painting 15 credits
R 213.203

213.151 Contemporary Sculpture 15 credits
R 213.204

213.154 Contemporary Drawing 15 credits

213.155 Drawing the Body I 15 credits

213.157 Studio I (Art Lab) 15 credits
R 197.132

213.158 Studio I (Art Place) 15 credits
R 197.131

213.211 Fine Arts Special Topic II 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

213.254 Drawing in Practice 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

213.255 Drawing the Body II 15 credits
P 213.155 or 197.101 R 197.200

213.256 Contemporary Art Projects A 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

213.257 Contemporary Art Projects B 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

213.258 Contemporary Art Projects C 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

213.259 Contemporary Art Projects D 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

213.260 Fine Arts Special Topic IIB 30 credits

213.261 Contemporary Art Projects F 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level from College of Creative Arts

213.262 Contemporary Art Projects G 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level from College of Creative Arts

213.263 Contemporary Art Projects H 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level from College of Creative Arts

213.264 Contemporary Art Projects I 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level from College of Creative Arts

213.265 Contemporary Art Projects J 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level from College of Creative Arts

213.311 Fine Arts Special Topic III 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

213.356 Contemporary Art Projects E 15 credits
P 75 credits at 200 level from College of Creative Arts

213.358 Fine Arts Internship 15 credits
P 60 credits at 200 level from the College of Creative Arts R 213.412

213.359 Contemporary Art Projects K 15 credits
P 75 credits at 200-level from College of Creative Arts

213.360 Fine Arts Special Topic IIIB 30 credits

213.411 Fine Arts Special Topic IV 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

213.464 Art in Context 15 credits
P 75 credits at 300-level

213.465 Exhibition 15 credits
C (198.454 or 198.455 or 212.454 or 212.455 or 213.442 or 221.454 or 221.455 or 222.454 or 222.455 or 223.454 or 223.455 or 224.454 or 224.455) or Permission Head of School

221.100 Photography as an Agent of Change 15 credits

221.157 Studio I (Lens) 15 credits
R 221.101

221.220 Photography and the Studio 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

221.221 Photography and Digital Practices I 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 221.272

221.222 Photography and the Darkroom 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 221.271

221.257 Design Studio IIA (Photography) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus 221.157 and two of: 198.157, 212.157, 213.157, 213.158, 222.157, 222.158, 223.157, 224.157 R 221.271

221.258 Design Studio IIB (Photography) 30 credits
P 221.257 R 221.270, 221.272

221.291 Photography Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

221.320 Photography and the Body 15 credits
P 221.157 or 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

221.321 Photography and Digital Practices II 15 credits
P 221.221 or 221.257 or 221.258

221.357 Design Studio IIIA (Photography) 30 credits
P 221.258 R 221.370

221.358 Design Studio IIIB (Photography) 30 credits
P 221.357

221.391 Photography Special Topic B 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

221.453 Photography Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 221.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 221.370 and 221.381; or PGDipDes admission.

221.454 Photography Research Project 45 credits
P 221.453

221.455 Photography Studio Project 45 credits
P 221.358 or 221.370

221.456 Photography and the Archive 15 credits
P 221.358 or [(221.100 or 221.157) and (198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 222.358,or 223.358 or 224.358)]

221.457 Photography and Visuality 15 credits
P 237.330 or 237.331 or 221.381 or Appraisal Required

221.495 Photography Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

222.103 Social Media Culture 15 credits

222.104 Printmaking 15 credits
R 222.209

222.157 Studio I (Screen) 15 credits
R 197.131

222.158 Studio I (Type) 15 credits
R 197.131, 222.100

222.208 Letterpress 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

222.215 Brand Communication 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts or 75 credits at 100 level including 115.116 or 115.104

222.225 Story and Narration 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

222.232 Character Design 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts

222.248 Typographic Systems 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts including 222.158

222.257 Design Studio IIA (Visual Communication) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus (222.157 or 222.158) and 2 of: 198.157, 212.157, 213.157, 213.158, 221.157, 222.157, 222.158, 223.157, 224.157 R 222.202, 222.203, 222.210, 222.220, 222.230, 222.231, 222.270

222.258 Design Studio IIB (Visual Communication) 30 credits
P 222.257 R 222.202, 222.203, 222.210, 222.220, 222.230, 222.231, 222.270

222.312 Art Direction 15 credits
P 222.258 R 222.411

222.313 Copywriting 15 credits
P 75 credits at 200 level

222.326 Sequential Art 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.220 or 222.230 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

222.333 Concept Design for Imaginary Worlds 15 credits
P 222.232 or 222.225 or Appraisal Required

222.347 Editorial Design 15 credits
P 222.158 and (198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258)

222.348 Narrative Information Design 15 credits
P 222.158 and (198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258) R 222.408

222.357 Design Studio IIIA (Visual Communication) 30 credits
P 222.258 R 222.301, 222.303, 222.310, 222.320, 222.330, 222.340, 222.355, 222.370

222.358 Design Studio IIIB (Visual Communication) 30 credits
P 222.357 R 222.302, 222.303, 222.311, 222.321, 222.331, 222.341, 222.356, 222.371

222.390 Visual Communication Design Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

222.409 Contemporary Letterpress 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.304 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

222.417 Image and Identity 15 credits
P 222.358 or 197.379 or 222.347 or 222.348

222.449 Spatial Type 15 credits
P 198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358

222.453 Visual Communication Design Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 222.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 222.381 and one of (222.302, 222.311, 222.321, 222.331, 222.341, 222.356, 222.371); or PGDipDes admission R 197.380 and 222.451

222.454 Visual Communication Design Research Project 45 credits
P 222.453

222.455 Visual Communication Design Studio Project 45 credits
P 222.358 or 222.456

222.490 Visual Communication Design Special Topic D 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

222.491 Visual Communication Design Special Topic E 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

222.496 Visual Communication Design Special Topic F 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

222.499 Independent Visual Communication Design Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

223.157 Studio I (Material) 15 credits
R 197.133

223.207 Materials Lab 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 223.206, 212.206

223.211 Fashion Textiles 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level including 198.157 or 212.157 or 213.157 or 213.158 or 221.157 or 222.157 or 222.158 or 223.157 or 224.157

223.257 Design Studio IIA (Textiles) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus 223.157 and 2 of: 198.157, 212.157, 213.157, 213.158, 221.157, 222.157, 222.158, 224.157 R 223.203, 223.205, 223.220

223.258 Design Studio IIB (Textiles) 30 credits
P 223.257 R 223.204, 223.205, 223.227

223.301 Contemporary Wallcoverings 15 credits
P 223.157 plus (198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.201 or 223.258 or 224.258)

223.312 Textile Print Project 15 credits
R 223.313

223.328 Textile Design Special Topic B 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

223.357 Design Studio IIIA (Textiles) 30 credits
P 223.258 R 223.320, 223.403

223.358 Design Studio IIIB (Textiles) 30 credits
P 223.357 R 223.303

223.411 Embroidered Textiles 15 credits
P 223.211 or Appraisal Required

223.412 Sustainable Colouration 15 credits
P 223.258 or 223.207 or Appraisal Required

223.453 Textile Design Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 223.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 223.302 and 223.303; or PGDipDes admission R 223.450, 223.451

223.454 Textile Design Research Project 45 credits
P 223.453 or (223.450 and 223.451)

223.455 Textile Design Studio Project 45 credits
P 223.358 or (223.301 and 223.302)

223.490 Textile Design Special Topic C 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

223.495 Textile Design Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

224.157 Studio I (Space) 15 credits
R 197.131

224.204 Design for Performance 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 226.xxx courses

224.205 Design for Display 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 197.205

224.257 Design Studio IIA (Spatial) 30 credits
P (237.130 or 237.131) plus 224.157 and 2 of: 198.157, 212.157, 213.157, 213.158, 221.157, 222.157, 222.158, 223.157 R 224.251, 224.261, 224.271

224.258 Design Studio IIB (Spatial) 30 credits
P 224.257 R 224.252, 224.272, 224.291

224.302 Spatial Design Special Topic A 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

224.306 Game Space 15 credits
P 198.258 or 212.258 or 213.242 or 221.258 or 222.258 or 223.258 or 224.258

224.357 Design Studio IIIA (Spatial) 30 credits
P 224.258 R 224.351, 224.361

224.358 Design Studio IIIB (Spatial) 30 credits
P 224.357 R 224.352, 224.371

224.453 Spatial Design Research and Development 30 credits
P B- average over 224.358 and 237.330; or B- average over 224.352 and 224.381; or PGDipDes admission

224.454 Spatial Design Research Project 45 credits
P 224.453

224.455 Spatial Design Studio Project 45 credits
P 224.358 or 224.352

224.490 Spatial Design Special Topic C 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

224.495 Spatial Design Independent Study 15 credits
P Appraisal Required

237.117 Māori Art and Design Studio I - Toi Atea 15 credits
R 197.117

237.130 Communication for Makers 15 credits
R 237.101, 237.114

237.131 Conversations in Creative Cultures 15 credits
R 237.102

237.211 Māori Visual and Material Culture - Toi Atea 15 credits
P 197.109 or 237.102 R 197.110

237.217 Māori Art and Design Studio IIA - Toi Atea 15 credits
P 197.117 or 237.117 R 197.217

237.218 Māori Art and Design Studio IIB - Toi Atea 15 credits
P 197.117 or 237.117 R 197.218

237.230 Creative Cultures & Contexts I 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100-level R 198.281, 212.202, 213.252, 221.281, 222.281, 223.202, 224.281

237.231 Creative Cultures & Contexts II 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

237.317 Māori Art and Design Studio IIIA - Toi Atea 15 credits
P 197.217 or 197.218 or 237.217 or 237.218 R 197.317

237.318 Māori Art and Design Studio IIIB - Toi Atea 15 credits
P 197.217 or 197.218 or 237.217 or 237.218 R 197.318

237.330 Creative Cultures & Ideas 15 credits
P 237.230 or 237.231

237.331 Creative Cultures & Display 15 credits
P 75 credits at 200-level

237.401 The Material Turn 15 credits
P 15 Credits in any 300-level course

237.402 The Visual Field 15 credits
P 15 Credits in any 300-level course

237.403 Studies in Material Culture B 15 credits
P 237.401

237.404 Studies in Visual Culture B 15 credits
P 237.402

237.417 Māori Art and Design Studio IV - Toi Atea 30 credits
P (197.317 and 197.318) or (237.317 and 237.318) R 197.417

237.465 Creative Exposition 15 credits
P [237.330 and (198.358 or 212.358 or 213.342 or 221.358 or 222.358 or 223.358 or 224.358)] or Appraisal Required

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