Certificate in Indigenous Narrative
The Certificate in Indigenous Narrative (CertIndigNarr) will introduce you to indigenous storytelling in the digital media industry, from films to video games and more.
This Certificate is ideal professional development for anyone working in the creative media industries to gain more awareness and ability to incorporate Māori, Pasifika, and other indigenous cultures in their works.
- Practical courses learning how to build stories, characters, narratives, and worlds that are meaningful, ethical, and culturally inclusive.
- Study in UC's new Digital Screen Campus, featuring a range of workspaces, stages, and technical labs for anything in the creative media space.
- Scholarship opportunities for Māori and Pasifika students to join Te Whare Pūrākau Academy, connecting you with indigenous creators.
- This Certificate can be completed in 1 year full-time, or part-time for up to 5 years to accommodate working professionals.
Certificate in Indigenous Narrative – example degree structure
The CertIndigNarr is made up of 60 points, which includes three compulsory courses and one optional course from an approved list.
It can be completed within 1 year full-time, or up to 5 years part-time.
- Meet industry demand with expertise in indigenous representation in media.
- Help continue to promote Aotearoa's unique place in the creative world and our relationship to te ao Māori.
- Graduates will find work as creative advisors, screenwriters, concept designers, and more.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Indigenous Narrative.
For study planning help, contact a Student Advisor.
For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts.