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Scholarships - Master of Creative Practice

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24 Feb 2022
Work type
Expressions of interest
Work classification
Education & Development


Scholarship are open now!

Unitec is providing up to 3 scholarships to support talented students studying towards a Master of Creative Practice at Unitec. 

Why study Master of Creative Practice at Unitec?

The Masters of Creative Practice enables graphic designers, contemporary artists, photographers, product designers, animators, game designers, performing artists, UX designers, directors, actors, dancers, filmmakers, costume and technical artists, producers, and digital creatives to learn independently and collaboratively in studio and classroom environments. This programme supports and challenges you to question ideas, explore new professional practices and develop research and creative practice capabilities at an advanced level in your chosen discipline.

This 180 credit programme will allow you to immerse yourself in a dynamic community of diverse creative practices including dance, theatre, music, film, digital media, animation, raranga (Maori weaving), visual art, craft, costume design, graphic design, product design, experience design, game design and service design. Work on exciting and innovative projects in our creative studios and learn from industry-leading arts and design staff. 


  • Dynamic studio environments that facilitate independent and collaborative working practices;
  • Build your own Masters degree as a stair-cased qualification;
  • Create a body of new work, build a portfolio, advance your practice and refresh or reorient your career;
  • Learn about and apply Kaupapa Maori and Pacific approaches to creative practice;
  • Gain industry experience through negotiated placements or work on live projects;
  • Work in an evolving multi-disciplinary environment with exposure to a wide range of approaches, practices, and theories;
  • Improve your communication skills through studio critiques and written activities;
  • Learn from supervisors that include notable educators and creative practitioners;
  • Get feedback on your developing work from specialists in your field;
  • Develop highly specialised creative research and critical thinking skills through a significant project.
How to apply

You can apply here ( or contact Rebecca Wood or Dr Leon Tan for more details. 

Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

3 Feb 2022