Web & Digital Design

Web & Digital Design is about designing and building Internet web sites.

Studying in this area involves learning about the design and aesthetic aspects of creating a web site.

This includes the site's 'look and feel', functionality, animation and the user experience.

This area is also about Internet technology: browsers, servers, protocols, languages, etc.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Web site designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Games developer
  • Multi-media artist
  • Magazine art director
  • Media studies teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

128% of national
median earnings


Employment

75%
Employed
3%
Unemployed
11%
Further study
11%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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