Course code: #AK3619
Spatial designers create places for people to live, work, play and imagine.
Studying the Spatial Design major to prepare for a career designing interiors, furniture, exhibitions, events, outdoor spaces, retail environments, scenes for stage and film, and art installations.
As a spatial design student, you unlock the potential of places by designing spatial environments that support, influence, and transform how humans live now and into the future.
At AUT you’ll learn from an expert team who has been teaching spatial and interior designers for nearly forty years.
In AUT's studios, you’ll work on design briefs across the whole field of spatial design.
The university encourages you to find your standpoint and voice and respond imaginatively to your place in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
You test and evolve your ideas through drawings, models, digital simulations, and hands-on prototypes, and work with community and industry partners.
At AUT spatial design degree is highly interdisciplinary, so there are lots of opportunities to cross over with disciplines like visual art, textiles, industrial design, and others; and the option to continue into postgraduate study in either design or architecture.
|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.
1_ All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
2_ They must have a portfolio of creative and design work.
Consider starting with Tītohu mō te Hoahoa - Diploma in Design.
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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