Why MDS?

The #1 digital design school in Australasia with a 93% employment rate

Media Design School was the first tertiary institution in the Southern Hemisphere to offer a dedicated programme of study for 3D animation using industry-standard computer graphics software. 

We're ranked among the top ten schools in the world providing VFX and 3D Animation qualifications by The Rookies - making us one of the best tertiary providers in our field globally.

We produce award-winning work


Our faculty and students have cemented Media Design School's reputation as New Zealand's most awarded tertiary institute for digital and creative technology qualifications by creating work that is consistently regarded among the very best in the world.



Our New Campus

Study in the heart of Auckland's Innovation Precinct

Welcome to our brand-new, purpose-built property in the heart of Auckland’s thriving Wynyard Quarter. As the only education provider to have a presence in New Zealand’s Innovation Precinct, our students will be learning in the epicentre of NZ’s tech industry, with exciting networking and collaboration opportunities right on the doorstep. 

New Media Design School Campus, 10 Madden Street