Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study at NICAI

Postgraduate study at our faculty opens up a wealth of academic and professional career opportunities in a range of sectors. You will work in a dynamic, creative environment with academic staff and fellow students who are experts and entrepreneurs, artists and professional practitioners, scholars and researchers.


  • Postgraduate study options

    Get acquainted with our full range of postgraduate programmes and research opportunities.

  • Doctoral study

    Comprehensive information about applying for a doctorate at Creative Arts and Industries, and how to survive and thrive as a doctoral student.

  • How to apply

    Essential information about admission requirements and the admission process.

  • Help and advice

    Information and contact details for your specific programme of study.

  • Meet our students and graduates

    View profiles of current postgraduate students and graduates working in the creative arts and industries.

  • Research

    Discover a wide range of research projects in architecture, dance, contemporary art, music, urban planning and urban design, plus several major interdisciplinary research projects.  

  • Life at Creative Arts and Industries

    Enjoy all the benefits of being a Creative Arts and Industries student in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest, most cosmopolitan city.

  • Careers

    Information and advice on how to apply your creative skills and knowledge to a profession or creative career.

  • Facilities and resources

    Information about our studios, workshops, study spaces and other specialised resources.

  • Accommodation

    We have 4 self-catered apartments reserved for postgraduate students, each with easy access to our City Campus.

  • Student support services

    Information about specialised postgraduate support, childcare, disability services, medical clinics and more.