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Media Design School

Founded in 1998, Media Design School (MDS) was the first school in New Zealand to recognize the emerging creative industries such as game development and animation, and develop qualifications to fuel those industries with talented graduates. It proudly offers courses in game design, interactive gaming, 3D animation and visual effects, motion graphic design, graphic design, AR / VR and creative advertising. As pioneers in the creative technology education sector, MDS was the first tertiary institution in the Southern Hemisphere to offer a dedicated program of study for 3D animation using industry-standard computer graphics software. Today, as part of Torrens University Australia, MDS is the most awarded private higher education provider in New Zealand and a globally recognized center of excellence. For more information on MDS’s academic programs, visit their website.


Aukland, New Zealand



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