School of Fine Arts
The School of Fine Arts offers programmes that will teach you fundamental skills and knowledge while enabling you to explore beyond your own creative ideas in a supportive and engaging environment.
Our Fine Arts programmes cover various artistic practices from drawing and painting, to 3D installation and moving image. You will also have multiple opportunities to engage in the wider arts community which will build your professional arts practice from the outset.
Our Photo Media programmes cover core skills in photography, using analogue and digital equipment. Delve into the worlds of Photography, Fine Arts, and New Media to create powerful and captivating image, sound, and video responses.
School of Design Innovation
You will explore the future of design and gain the knowledge and skills required to exist in the dynamic industry. You will be encouraged to take an innovative and leading-edge approach to create insightful and thought-provoking design outcomes.
School of Creative Arts Therapies
The programmes range across many creative modalities including visual arts, drama, movement, dance, creative writing, nature-based arts, expressive arts therapy and more.
Whitecliffe Creative Arts Therapies graduates combine their passions for creativity and working with others to enhance wellbeing. They develop the confidence to contribute to this dynamic, emerging field, harnessing their own experience and interests to pioneer new frontiers in this rapidly-expanding profession.
School of Information Technology
We offer programmes within an array of information technology areas from web and software development and design to network engineering and security.
Our programmes are designed with industry partners to ensure our qualifications are aligned with industry standards.
Contact our Admissions Team to find out more about application-based scholarships for selected programmes in IT*.
School of Fashion + Sustainability
Our internationally recognised Fashion + Sustainability programmes focus on the importance of being creative, yet responsive and socially concious. You will emerge as a thoughtful, skilled, and intelligent designer with connections to industry professionals and extensive design practice.
July Tech intake open now: Symonds St, Wellington, Christchurch + Online
Studying at Whitecliffe will help you become a stand-out thinker, innovator, and collaborator.
At Whitecliffe, we encourage you to be brave and think deeply, so you can join the next generation of thinkers, doers, creatives, artists, design innovators, technologists, therapists, and leaders.
What's on at Whitecliffe
Staff Spotlight: Anton Maurer
We sat down with Fine Arts Lecturer Anton Maurer, and chatted about his experience as a Photo Media lecturer and practicing artist.
Whitecliffe releases new Sustainability Plan
With the help of Sustainability Consultants at Madworld, Whitecliffe has completed a comprehensive assessment of its sustainability practices and released details of new initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint.
Whitecliffe announces three new appointments to the Board
Whitecliffe is pleased to announce three new appointments to the Board, with a wealth of experience from the University, ITP, Online Learning, and Private Education sectors that will support Whitecliffe’s strategic vision within the higher education sector, both in Aotearoa and abroad.
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