SAE Institute New Zealand

Introduction

SAE, with 53 campuses in 27 countries, has been setting the global benchmark for creative media education since 1976. In New Zealand, we proudly offer a certificate, diploma, and bachelor degree in Audio, and a diploma in Film.

SAE is the world’s leading educator in creative media industries. Established in 1976 as the world's first combined practical and theoretical school of audio engineering, we now span the globe with 53 campuses in 27 countries and have expanded our range of courses to include certificates, diplomas, and degrees in:

  • Animation
  • Audio
  • Design
  • Film
  • Games
  • Web & Mobile

At SAE we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional programmes in world-class facilities. We ensure our students receive an outstanding education, internationally recognised qualifications, and industry-relevant skills.

Our graduates really do have the competitive edge.

THE SAE DIFFERENCE

SAE has been delivering outstanding industry-focused education since 1976. We have set the benchmark for tertiary level qualifications in creative media because we know these industries and we know how to train industry-ready graduates. We love what we do and we are committed to the provision of education options that challenge, develop and inspire.

SAE EQUIPS ME FOR SUCCESS

We are the world’s leading educator in creative media industries because we work closely with our industry partners, we employ specialist teachers with real-world experience, and we deliver personalised education in world-class facilities.

Our specialised courses in creative media are responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of these industries. We help you reach your potential and realise your dreams.

SAE GIVES ME WORLD ACCESS

SAE has 53 campuses in 27 countries. Our students and teachers are a unique, diverse and creative community who come together for a collective purpose – outstanding educational opportunities. Our expertise is world-recognised and truly global.

SAE courses are internationally recognised.

SAE EXPOSES ME TO THE REAL WORLD

At SAE we know creative media industries graduates need individual practical training. We recognised this back in 1976 – that’s why we pioneered our hands-on, industry-focused, and personalised curriculum, delivered to you in state-of-the-art facilities.

We also get you out of the classroom and into the real world, with professional development opportunities at some of New Zealand's premier festivals and events.

SAE is committed to excellence in education, and your learning outcomes.

SAE UNLEASHES MY POTENTIAL

At SAE we will help you hone your skills and expertise with our rigorous curriculum based on practical and technical experiences, and grounded in theory and critical analysis.

SAE has been training industry-ready graduates since 1976. We are great at what we do – that’s why we're an industry leader in creative media education.

LOCATION

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city. Uniquely set between two harbours and numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf makes it a great place to live. Auckland is the arts and cultural heart of the Pacific. You'll find festivals, gallery exhibitions, theatre seasons and musical extravaganzas, to name just a few of the experiences on offer.

The city's art is strongly influenced by its unique identity based on Te Ao Maori, Pacific roots, natural and cultural heritage and cultural diversity. The city also has a dynamic arts and cultural scene and is home to some of the country’s leading arts organisations. Auckland has produced many talented writers, film directors and performers as well as serving as the hub of publishing and creative media industries. For more information about life in Auckland, check out:

SAE Auckland is located in Parnell village, just a few minutes walk from Auckland CBD.

We will provide you with the highest quality industry-recognised practical training.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production

Campus Part time 6 months March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

The SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production encourages individualism and combines the fundamentals of electronic music production with practical experimentation and personal creativity. [+]

The SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production encourages individualism and combines the fundamentals of electronic music production with practical experimentation and personal creativity. Students will develop the skills and knowledge to create the music they love and gain a strong foundation for future learning.

Who should take this programme? Musicians wishing to experiment with electronic sound or work more efficiently with their equipment Music teachers who have electronic music as part of their course Individuals with production experience wishing to add an edge to their techniques Anyone with a passion for electronic music or wishing to pursue further education in this field YOU WILL LEARN ... [-]

Diploma

Diploma In Audio Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

The Diploma In Audio Engineering focuses on intensive theoretical and practical training that forms a natural progression for developing sound recording and mixing skills. [+]

The Diploma In Audio Engineering focuses on intensive theoretical and practical training that forms a natural progression for developing sound recording and mixing skills. Graduates are able to apply and demonstrate a solid grounding in all aspects of working with professional commercial music and audio within the industry. SAE Institute's Diploma In Audio Engineering achieves solid grounding in all aspects of working with commercial music, audio and film related industries.

Who should take this programme? Individuals wanting a solid grounding (theory and practice) in professional audio applications Those interested in working professionally in the field of audio Anyone has worked with audio as a hobby, but is interested in making it a profession Individuals wanting to stay competitive (and employable) in a rapidly changing job market YOU WILL LEARN ... [-]

Diploma in Film Making

Campus Full time 12 months March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

The Diploma in Film Making focuses on intensive theoretical and practical training in all aspects of film and TV production. Digital film and animated element creation is examined and construction techniques are explored in depth. [+]

The Diploma in Film Making focuses on intensive theoretical and practical training in all aspects of film and TV production. Digital film and animated element creation is examined and construction techniques are explored in depth. Students use individual computer workstations in our Film Lab and utilise our Film Post Production Studio in developing their creative and technical skills using various industry software and control surfaces.

Who should take this programme? Anyone wanting a solid grounding in the theory and practice of creative design and film making Individuals interested in working professionally in television or film Enthusiasts and hobby film makers wishing to become professionals Anyone wanting to stay competitive and enhance their employability in a rapidly changing job market SKILLS AND OUTCOMES Develop storylines and treatments Plan and shoot a wide range of content Integrate live-action footage and elements of 3D annimation Manage media assets Create titles and credits for screen productions Collaborate in a creative process Ensure a safe workplace Record sound on location Apply special effects CAREER OPTIONS Camera Operator Video Editor Special Effects Artist Scriptwriter Videographer Visual Designer2D or 3D Animator Video Producer Video Post Production Engineer Lighting Technician Performer/Actor Advertising/Marketing/Promotions ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ... [-]