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Natcoll Design Technology New Zealand

Digital design technology is transforming the world of entertainment, of education, of business, of virtually every aspect of life. These exciting tools offer endless opportunities for the people who master them and put them to work to unleash their creativity.

Today, Natcoll Design Technology is New Zealand's leading specialist provider of NZQA-approved creative digital design technology courses. Operating from inner-city campuses in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, we provide a pathway to a career in multimedia, computer graphic design, web development, animation and video post production.

Natcoll is an NZQA registered private tertiary education provider with campuses in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. It was established in 1997 and has grown rapidly since that time. It offers 35-week diploma courses for those wanting skills in computer graphic design, multimedia, website design, animation and video post production.

All of our courses are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. We specialise in teaching a curriculum focusing on the digital communication technologies that serve as a foundation to all business and commercial practice throughout the world. Your future starts at Natcoll, where you have the opportunity to develop your creative abilities, to learn about digital technology and to develop a work ethic that will make you a competitive member of the employment market.

Student Learning
Natcoll has several intakes throughout the year. The varied start dates for intakes allow students to commence their studies at a time convenient to them. Clear study guidelines are provided, with staff available to help you manage your time and meet deadlines. The courses are intensive and guidelines are set for the completion of assignment work. By replicating industry conditions we encourage students to work under pressures similar to those found in the workplace.

From October 2004 all Natcoll campus will offer iCreate a 15 foundation course in digital design.

Facilities

The campuses are all centrally located in modern, multi-storied buildings. Each has a spacious student common room. The teaching facilities include well equipped computer suites with up-to-date software and equipment. The campuses are all within walking distance of shops, art galleries, libraries and public transport.

Vocational Opportunities

Natcoll is committed to helping students in the development of their careers. A range of employment-related services are offered and information is provided to assist students exploring, identifying and pursuing their individual career goals. Industry Links

Natcoll has been a major contributor in the revision of pre-press qualifications and the development of a new curriculum for the industry. The technical expertise within the College and the links to industry have meant that students undertaking Natcoll's courses are working in conditions similar to those found in the workplace.


Entry

Natcoll's entry criteria are flexible and do not rely solely on academic qualifications. All applicants are interviewed in person and campus staff will ensure that creative abilities as well as prior learning are taken into account when selecting the appropriate diploma course.


Personal Attention

The high staff/student ratio allows students to benefit from working with experienced tutors. The self-paced work modules allow students to comfortably follow their own particular strengths. Each campus has a student representative body which meets regularly with campus principals and campus staff. Issues relating to courses and facilities are quickly dealt with through these forums. Students Views


Here's what other students have said about our courses

Tom Shand- Diploma Multimedia 2001"I found the course challenging, fun, and very rewarding. The tutors were extremely enthusiastic about their respective disciplines."

International Student Information

Natcoll welcomes students from around the world. The intimate nature of our campuses and the small class sizes give international students the opportunity to study in an environment that encourages learning, while the vocational focus of our diploma courses provides skills and work-place knowledge that are recognised world-wide.English Language RequirementThere is no requirement for international students to have a formal English language qualification to study at Natcoll. However, Natcoll reserves the right to only enrol those international students who can demonstrate a functional command of day-to-day English speaking skills that will not disadvantage them during their course of study. As a guide we recommend an IELTS General Training Qualification of 5.5 and a minimum IELTS 6.0 for listening and speaking.

 

CONTACT

Auckland

Level 4
105 Symonds Street
PO Box 17 531
Greenlane
Auckland
New Zealand

Phone(09) 3033120

International: +64 3 379 7120

Fax (09) 3024124

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz

Christchurch
Transport House
Levels 1 & 2
151 Kilmore Street
PO Box 13 0014
Christchurch
New Zealand

Phone (03) 377 1978

International: +64 3 379 7120

Fax(03) 377 3232

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz

Wellington
Cnr Manners and Willis Streets
PO Box 6845
Wellington
New Zealand

Phone (04) 384 9624

International: +64 3 379 7120 Fax(04) 384 9626

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz



Natcoll Design Technology



CONTACT

Auckland

Level 4105 Symonds StreetPO Box 17 531GreenlaneAucklandNew Zealand

Phone(09) 3033120

International: +64 3 379 7120

Fax (09) 3024124

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz

Christchurch

 

Transport HouseLevels 1 & 2151 Kilmore StreetPO Box 13 0014ChristchurchNew Zealand

Phone (03) 377 1978

International: +64 3 379 7120

Fax(03) 377 3232

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz



Wellington

 

Cnr Manners and Willis StreetsPO Box 6845WellingtonNew Zealand

Phone (04) 384 9624

International: +64 3 379 7120Fax(04) 384 9626

Email: international@natcoll.ac.nz






To view information on the following courses please select below

Diploma of Animation

Diploma of Computer Graphic Design

Diploma of Multimedia 

Diploma of Web Development 

Diploma of Video Post Production

Graduate Diploma of Digital Media 



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