Course code: #AK3303
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Study advertising and collaborate with your classmates on advertising briefs, writing and designing ads for real products and clients.
Advertising is about thinking laterally and developing effective brand and product campaigns.
You start with a blank piece, do the hard work to get to a great idea, and then choose various media to create a campaign.
AUT is the only New Zealand university that specifically teaches advertising creativity at the degree level.
The university works closely with the advertising industry, and you learn from guest speakers from leading advertising agencies and client companies like Google, TVNZ, Spark, MediaWorks, Saatchi & Saatchi, DDB, Colenso BBDO, FCB New Zealand, and Film Construction.
Clients and agencies brief the university students directly, and your completed ads may even be published in the media.
Many students are also offered workplace experience at major advertising agencies.
By the end of your degree, you’ll have a professional portfolio to apply for work as a copywriter, art director, and other roles in an ad agency.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Consider starting with the university's Diploma in Arts.
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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