Bachelor of Design in Digital Design Program By Auckland University of Technology (AUT) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =486
  • QS Stars
    5
  • Degree BDes
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 72 months
Digital design skills are in high demand in the moving image, interactive and immersive fields - from animation, motion capture and visual effects, to gaming, cinematic production, and augmented and virtual reality. At AUT, you learn in a future-focused environment with cutting-edge and innovative digital practices. You gain expertise in a range of digital production and software tools, as well as an understanding of how to create and communicate stories visually, design compelling user experiences, and visualise data in engaging ways.

About University

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s second largest university, with 29,000 students and three campuses in Auckland.  AUT offers a contemporary university education and prepares its students to be successful and to contribute in the changing world.  A beautiful and safe place to live and study, Auckland was ranked third in the world in Mercer’s 2018 Quality of Living index, and among the top 25 cities in the world in the QS Best Student Cities 2018 ranking.   

Thanks to its innovative teaching, excellent reputation and focus on real-world experience and work-integrated learning, AUT graduates are highly favoured by employers, with 96% of available graduates in paid employment within six months of graduation.

According to a 2017 survey, 89% of students would recommend the university to others, 87% were satisfied with their campuses, and 84% were satisfied with the quality of teaching.

AUT is consistently ranked #1 in New Zealand for International Outlook, with over 5,400 international students from 150 countries (QS 2018, Times Higher Education 2018).

The university’s three campuses boast world-class facilities, including the award-winning Sir Paul Reeves building, Mana Hauora building (opened in 2017) and Nga Wai Hono building (opened in 2018). Built using sustainable principles, they feature eye-catching, modern and functional learning areas, auditoriums and research areas.

Auckland University of Technology offers 250 bachelor’s degrees, graduate diplomas, master’s degrees, MBAs and PhDs across the following areas:


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AUT is world-ranked in the following subjects: Art & Design, Accounting and Finance, Business and Management Studies, Computer Science and Information Systems, Communication and Media Studies, Education, Economics and Econometrics, Electrical Engineering, Hospitality and Leisure Management, Law, Linguistics, Nursing, and Sports-related subjects (QS Subject Rankings 2018).

Auckland University of Technology has an overall five-star rating from QS, in addition to five star ratings for Internationalization, Teaching, Graduate employability, Inclusiveness and Facilities.  With a dynamic and diverse staff and student population, comprehensive student support services, and world-class facilities and resources, AUT is committed to enabling students to achieve their aspirations.

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