Postgraduate Certificate in Cultural and Creative Practice

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The Postgraduate Certificate in Cultural & Creative Practice (PgCertCCP) is a 60 point, one semester full time study taught qualification aimed at those interested in exploring ideas and concepts related to cultural expression.

You take three papers of your choice from the elective table plus the compulsory core paper Contextual Review.

The PGCertCCP can staircase into the 180 point Masters degree, which has 120 points of taught papers and a 60 point research project (one and a half years full time study).

Please note that applications are open to start in Semester 1, February, 2018.  

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Quick facts

Programme code: AK1336
Level: 8
Points: 60
Duration: 1/2 year full-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 26 Feb and 16 July 2018

Applications for Semester 1, 2018 will remain open until all places are filled. AUT encourages early application. There are limited places available. Applicants will normally be selected on the basis of their level of academic achievement and may be required to attend a selection interview.

Application deadline for Semester 1, 2018: 1 December 2017 

Read or download the application guide for the Postgraduate Certificate in Cultural and Creative Practice. 

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the Postgraduate Certificate in Cultural and Creative Practice an applicant must have completed:

  • A bachelor's degree or
  • A relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the dean(or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree
  • Applicants may be required to attend a selection interview.
  • Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.
  • Additional paper and course information can be found here.
  • Guidelines to entry


Papers - 60 points in total
ARDN808 Contextual Review (15 points)

SELECT a further 45 points from:
ARDN800 Research Methods (15 points)
ARDN809 Soundculture and Sonic Practice (15 points)
ARDN810 Creative Entreprise (15 points)
ARDN811 Creative Leadership (15 points)
ARDN812 Mediated Practice (15 points)
ARDN813 Culture and Sovereignty (15 points)
ARDN814 Curatorial Practice (15 points)
TVSP870 Kaupapa Māori  Media (15 points)

For programme information and availability of papers, please email the Programme Leader, Rachel Carley

Last updated: 12-Dec-2017 11.25am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.