NZ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) INTERCULTURAL STUDIES STRAND – (ART AND DESIGN TRACK)

NZ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) INTERCULTURAL STUDIES STRAND – (ART AND DESIGN TRACK)
NZ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) INTERCULTURAL STUDIES STRAND – (ART AND DESIGN TRACK)

KEY INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

NZ Government

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Legal entitlement to study in New Zealand with appropriate immigration and/or refugee status, and;
  • When English is not the first language of the student an academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.

Note*- Recognition of Prior Learning from previous qualifications will be made at the discretion of EDENZ Colleges.

Duration

40 weeks

Tuition Fees

Student fees: $4,548
Government tuition subsidy: $5,099
Total: $9,647

Student loan information: StudyLink

Student Success

Successful course completions: 64%

National Graduate Outcomes
(3 years after completion)

Median earnings: $31,409

Earnings range: $22,835 – $39,738

In employment: 48%

In further study: 45%

On a benefit: 2%

Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 5) – Intercultural Studies Strand – (Art & Design Track) encourages the development of arts in film and animation through practical, hands-on projects run through our digital media, film and ministry colleges. This unique programme encourages students to build character, competence, and capability personally, spiritually and professionally.

 

Graduate Profile Outcomes (GPO’s) this programme meets include:

  • Evaluate and apply a broad understanding of theology and biblical foundations to defined contexts based on textual interpretation and religious practice.
  • Use intercultural skills and practices to bridge gaps among communities
  • Evaluate a ministry programme based on strategies that integrate personal and community faith journeys, and the social, cultural and other contextual considerations of defined groups.
  • Provide necessary services in specific roles required of local and global ministry, mission organisations, non-governmental and social services organisations and intercultural communities.

The Intercultural Studies Strand is composed of four ministry courses and two to three arts courses and is ideal for students who want to become a leader in the creation of digital media. Students are required to complete:

Spiritual Growth And Discipleship (an exploration of faith and religion in the church)

This course aims to introduce spiritual disciplines, spiritual growth, and discipleship with importance placed on personal development and the Christian community.

Introduction to Ministry (an overview of contemporary ministry and challenges)

This course aims to introduce learners to the practice of ministry in terms of biblical and historical foundations.

Introduction to the Bible (a survey of the Old and New Testaments)

This course aims to introduce learners to the overarching narrative of the Bible and the way in which this forms the basis of a contemporary Christian worldview.

Christian Foundations (an overview of Systematic Theology)

This course aims to introduce learners to the core doctrines of Christian theology and the influences these have on the contemporary Christian worldview.

Self & Others: Art History & Constructing Digital Images

This course aims to introduce an overview of art history and practical experiences of digital image construction in order to explore art and design theory.

Self & Others: Sociology & Media Studies

This course aims to introduce an overview of sociology and media studies as personal lenses to understand the social world and interpret media messages.

Certificate 4 in Film Making and Television (Short Course on Film Making)

The Certificate in Applied Film & Television Production provides career-minded students with the confidence and knowledge to make their own short films and to make an informed decision on a career path in the film and television industry.

Training delivery will predominantly be Face-to-Face and delivery methods may include classroom discussion, group activities, tutor guided projects, lectures, and self directed learning.

VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS

Industries and professions that benefit include:

  • Management, ministry and leadership positions within churches in NZ and internationally.
  • Business management and administration positions in para-church or secular organisations.
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