New Zealand Certificate in Communications Media

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

Qualification

Duration

18 Weeks

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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for those considering a career in communications media.

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

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Entry Requirements Academic Requirements NCEA Level 2 including: 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 (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

18 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $37,000
Earnings range $30,000 - $45,000
In employment 49%
In further study 64%
On a benefit 4%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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