New Zealand Diploma in Journalism

Wintec

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 2) [Ref: 0973] or equivalent skills and knowledge.

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.

What graduates earn

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

$39,000

Median earnings one year after study

$43,000

Median earnings two years after study

$55,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

62%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: info@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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

Sources

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