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Our Advantage

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We are highly regarded for our specialised qualifications that are intrinsically connected to the creative industries in which our digital design course graduates thrive.

Media Design School is highly regarded across New Zealand and the world for its specialised, cutting-edge courses in digital design. From our 3D animation qualifications to graphic design, game programming or creative advertising, each course is innovative and completely up-to-date with current industry practices. Our lecturers are proven experts in their field, and our relationships with highly reputable creative, design and digital companies puts us above the rest.

Our Awards

Our students and faculty create work that is internationally recognised as being some of the best in the world. Take a look at just some of the awards we've collected. Read more

Success Stories

We enjoy a fantastic success rate of graduates getting to the job of their dreams soon after finishing with us - here are some of their stories. Read more

Our People

Our people are talented and passionate industry professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and empathy to the Media Design School teaching environment. See them talk about their experiences here.

Industry Connections

Media Design Schools close relationships with a host of creative, design and digital companies means we often have prominent guests visiting. They might present lectures and workshops, give students live industry briefs, or provide feedback on work.
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Academic Advisory Panel

Media Design Schools Academic Advisory Panel is an independent global panel of education experts. They have a proven record of accomplishment working in academia in related design and technology based programmes. Read more

Laureate International Universities

Media Design School is part of the Laureate International Universities, the world’s largest private university group with over 75 universities in 29 countries, including dedicated design schools in San Diego, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; Berlin and Milan, Italy. Read more

Media Design School Around the World

Learn more about Media Design School programmes offered in collaboration with our partners around the world in exciting locations including San Diego, California, and Milan, Italy.

Globally Recognised Accreditation

Media Design School is registered as a private education provider by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and is accredited to offer approved qualifications. The school has also received the highest ranking available from the NZQA and is recognised as a Category One provider. The NZQA approves all qualifications under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. Read more