Otago Polytechnic

Certificate in Film and Television (Level 4)

  • Dunedin (Cumberland Street Campus)
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

Want a career in the film and television industry? Then this is the perfect programme to get you started and can lead to junior positions or further media training programmes. We have strong professional links with TV production companies and use these links to give you real-world practical production experience during this qualification. This programme will not run in 2019 under this name due to a national review of qualifications that NZQA are currently conducting across all tertiary institutions. We are currently developing our new Film and TV qualification - watch this space!

National Diploma in Journalism (Multimedia) (Level 5)

  • Dunedin (Cumberland Street Campus)
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts This programme will not be offered in 2018
  • Apply anytime

If you have an interest in current, local, national and international news, a broad education, an interest in people, an inquiring mind and the ability to work under pressure, then you could utilise these strengths to create a career in journalism. This programme is not being run in 2018 as a result of the Targeted Review of Qualifications that is being carried out by NZQA across New Zealand tertiary institutions. We are currently reviewing our Journalism offering for 2019.

Certificate in Digital Photography (Level 5)

  • Dunedin (Cumberland Street Campus)
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

During this hands-on programme, you will learn the techniques and skills required to produce memorable and attention-grabbing imagery by specialising in digital imagery and manipulation. This is a great starting point for a photographic career but can also be used as a launch pad into any of the other visually-orientated industries and programmes. This programme will not run in 2019 under this name due to a national review of qualifications that NZQA are currently conducting across all tertiary institutions. We are currently developing our new Digital Photography qualifications - watch this space!

Diploma in Digital Photography (Level 6)

  • Dunedin (Cumberland Street Campus)
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 6
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Gain the skills, technical knowledge and creative expression you need to become a successful commercial photographer. Part of this qualification includes learning how to build your own website, how to market your photography services online and how to run your own photography business. This programme will not run in 2019 under this name due to a national review of qualifications that NZQA are currently conducting across all tertiary institutions. We are currently developing our new Digital Photography qualifications - watch this space!