Yoobee School of Design currently has formal degree pathways in place with a number of institutions. The agreements provide Yoobee School of Design graduates with the opportunity to cross credit into degree programmes with the institutions listed below. In some cases credits can be used to enter the final year of a three year degree. The degree pathways listed below are reviewed regularly, Yoobee School of Design reserves the right to make changes at any time.
Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) in Hamilton
Digital Media (Advanced) graduates can apply for direct entry to year 3 of Wintec's 3-year Bachelor of Media Arts (Visual Arts) degree provided they get a grade of at least 60% in Yoobee School of Design's DMA course.
Yoobee School of Design applicants are required to submit an application to study and undertake an interview.
Applicants would have to take one year 2 paper 'BMA0D211 Audience Message Context', four Design core modules, two Intermedia modules and one free choice module.
Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in Auckland
Digital Media (Advanced) graduates can apply for direct entry to year 3 of Whitecliffe's 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (Whitecliffe will even consider allowing DMA graduates who have produced an exceptional standard of work in DMA to enter at year 4).
All applications are treated on a case-by-case basis.
In year 3 Yoobee School of Design applicants would have to take one year 2 module called '1052 Social Science' along with the four compulsory modules that all year 3 students take and they would then have to choose one, rather than the usual two, optional modules.
In year 4 Yoobee School of Design applicants would do the three compulsory modules that all Whitecliffe students do.
Whitireia Community Polytechnic in Porirua
Digital Media (Advanced) graduates can apply for direct entry to year 3 of Whitireia's 3-year Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Arts and Design) degree.
Yoobee School of Design applicants must submit a portfolio including visual diary research and evidence of writing ability.
They may be required to do some 'catch-up' work on reporting and academic writing otherwise they would follow Whitireia's usual year 3 programme.
Unitec in Auckland
Digital Media (Advanced) graduates can apply for direct entry to year 3 of Unitec's 3-year Bachelor of Design and Visual Arts (Graphic Design and Animation) degree. In gaining Yoobee School of Design's DMA diploma, Unitec require you to have passed all three theory modules in the DMA course - Art History, Design History and Professional Practices (passing these is already a requirement to pass the diploma).
You will be required to submit a portfolio with your application.
You will be interviewed by Unitec staff and will be required to take to the interview evidence of your academic performance at both levels 6 and 7, this will usually mean copies of your Yoobee School of Design transcripts.