The programme of study requires completion of 120 credits over three 10 week periods. Please refer to graduation criteria for more details.
The programme of study uses a variety of assessment techniques including but not limited to: Progress tests of practical skills, summative practical tests and summative theory tests, examinations, reports and presentations.
The Internship occurs in the final ten week term of the programme. The Career Management department partners with the student to identify and secure appropriate work experience in a commercial environment in New Zealand or overseas. The Career Management department prepares the student throughout the second term for the Internship and also outlines the assessment requirements of the placement. Internship placement is a minimum of 200 hours (20 hours per week for 10 weeks).
The Internship enables the student to apply their learning, to further develop their skills, to gain in-depth knowledge of the industry and to develop professional networks. This provides a platform for students to link directly with industry and to enhance their employment opportunities.