About the course
The Bachelor of Screen Arts is a three-year programme that allows you to express your creativity using the latest techniques and technology. It will develop your creativity and technical abilities that are well sought after in this rapidly changing and growing industry. You will be encouraged to develop individual projects which have distinctive conceptual, aesthetic and technical outcomes and participate in group collaborative projects which will fine tune your chosen discipline as well as developing your project management, communication and leadership skills. The Animation major focuses on developing your creativity and technical skills to develop complex character and story based projects. You will be getting experience using techniques from the 2D, 3D and Visual Effects animation industries.When you complete the programme you will have the broad range of skills necessary for an industry that increasingly asks for people with a multidisciplinary approach. Depending on the specialisation chosen, you will be able to look for work in numerous roles within the 3D animation, 2D animation and motion graphics industries. The real strength of the programme is that graduates will have had some experience in many of these areas, a quality that will become increasingly important as technologies converge.
Intake Months
July, September, February
Delivery Locations
Bachelor Degree

Southern Institute of Technology

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Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) provides quality tertiary education and training across a wide range of subjects and qualifications. It offers more than 250 programmes from certificate to postgraduate studies all accredited by New Zealand Qualifications Framework, students can learn at a level and pathway that suits them. Many of its programmes offer multiple intakes every year. From English Language Institute which offers intakes almost every week to business programmes which offer between four and nine intakes a year, it makes it easier for students to start studying.
SIT staff makes the difference from being academic and industry qualified from Southland and around the world and are leaders in their fields. Small class sizes mean student gets personalised attention from their friendly academics. SIT offers programmes at campuses in Invercargill, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gore, Auckland and online through SIT2LRN Distance Learning. The Invercargill and Queenstown campuses are situated in New Zealands most picturesque region. Fiordland National Park, New Zealands first UNESCO world heritage area and the sixth largest national park in the world, is just a few hours’ drive away.
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Invercargill Campus - Southern Institute of Technology

136 Tay Street, Invercargill, Southland, 9810

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The main campus is situated either side of Tay Street. SIT Downtown is situated in the center of Invercargill’s business district and is home to new media and arts programmes. SIT Sound in the Invercargill Radio Network Building hosts audio production programmes. Invercargill is where the Southern Institute of Technology started and where the innovative SIT Zero Fees Scheme was born. Many of our Students move to Invercargill to study and take advantage of the Zero Fees Scheme and Southlands lower living costs.