New Zealand Diploma in Journalism
Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
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?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with competent and credible journalists who have the skills, knowledge and attributes to produce and publish news stories for a range of media environments (eg. print, radio, television and digital sites with news content).
Graduates will be able to work as entry-level journalists, working both collaboratively and independently with supervision.
Graduates will have the attributes necessary to strengthen the democratic wellbeing of all communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Key Information for Students
National Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 2) [Ref: 0973] or equivalent skills and knowledge AND evidence of ability based on interview and writing test International: IELTS 6.5 (in all bands), or equivalent
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(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||$34,000 - $54,000|
|In further study||26%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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