New Zealand Certificate in Journalism

Competenz

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Candidates will hold the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 1) [Ref: 0928] or equivalent skills and knowledge.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for people considering a career in journalism, radio or iwi radio. It is the base level of journalism training. Higher level training is expected for most employers in the media sector.

Graduates will be recognised as having the skills, knowledge and ability to operate, under supervision, in the journalism industry. This includes the attributes necessary to contribute to the bi- and multi-cultural environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Communication and Media Studies at this level can earn:

$25,000

Median earnings one year after study

$30,000

Median earnings two years after study

$38,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

32%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Fuji Xerox AUT Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology

Website:

http://www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$6,750

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Maori Education Trust: Nicholas Irwin Hunt Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Website:

https://maorieducation.org.nz/

Value:

$3,500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 526 1800
Phone: 0800 526 1800
Fax: (09) 539 9899
Email: info@competenz.org.nz
Web: http://www.competenz.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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