Bachelor of Professional Communication
Southern Institute of Technology Ltd
Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Professional Communication emphasises the knowledge and skills that are required by those employed as communication specialists in a wide range of organisations both in the public and private sectors. The theoretical aspects of the programme provide students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the factors that influence communication and to advance their ability to be effective communicators internally and externally within a professional organisation.
Key Information for Students
Applicants under 20 years: University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 Three subjects - at Level 3, made up of: - 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects, and Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: - 5 credits in reading - 5 credits in writing, and Numeracy- 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of - specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 - all three required); or Applicants over 20 years: Be at least 20 years of age when the programme begins and provide evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other experience; or Completion of an external or overseas qualification, which is considered to be the equivalent of any of the above qualifications, as approved by the Head of Faculty.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$39,283 - $59,876|
|In further study||13%|
|On a benefit||1%|
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Examples of related scholarships
Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education
Advance Ashburton Community Foundation
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The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship
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Where does this information come from?
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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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