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.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

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