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master

Degree

Master of Creative Technologies

About the program

  • 37,000 NZD

    Tuition
  • 1.5 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 70 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
  • AK1320

    Course Code
Included
Thesis

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 27-February-2022 27-February-2022
Winter-July 17-July-2022 17-July-2022

Master of Creative Technologies

See yourself as a creative entrepreneur? Study the Master of Creative Technologies and turn your creative ideas into reality through your master's research project.

This highly flexible degree is studio-based, and combines multiple technical and creative disciplines. You have the freedom to choose your own path, and will work on a research project of your choice.

The university students’ projects focus on future-oriented themes, and include practical elements like animation and transmedia storytelling, performance technologies, bio feedback systems, smart textiles, virtual environments and intelligent agents.

What you study

You complete 60 points of courses and a 120-point research thesis within the broad creative technologies field.

Research thesis

Your master's research is at the heart of the programme. There’s an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation that encourages you to explore potential commercial applications of your project work.

Your research can contain elements of written and practical work, depending on the topic you are studying. It may be based on your own proposals or related to ongoing research projects within the university or industry.

Student research

You can see some examples of recent Master of Creative Technologies student projects below.

  • Story telling in virtual reality
  • Smart tools for a smart recovery
  • Disabled monsters
  • Smart tack
  • ‘Smart’ glove
  • Encouraging everyday cycling
  • Digital disembodiment

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$53,404

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$37,000

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Bachelor of Creative Technologies or any other degree in a relevant subject with a B (70%-74%) grade average or higher in courses at level 7 or above

Applicants are required to submit a form outlining their research interests

Admission to the Master of Creative Technologies is subject to the approval of the dean (or representative).

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)
  • Research interest

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

Language courses at AUT International House:

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:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Career Opportunities

  • Video game designer
  • Social media manager
  • Graphic designer
  • Animator
  • Digital Producer
  • Digital marketer
  • Copywriter
  • Brand manager
  • Web developer
  • Digital designer
  • Mobile developer
  • Product designer

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