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

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for people new to the journalism industry or considering a career in professional journalism.

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to operate entry level newsroom skills with supervision in areas of specialisation such as magazine, newspaper, radio, television, internet or other platforms. This includes the attributes necessary to contribute to a bi- and multi-cultural environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

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

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - New Start Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$18,000

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AUT Undergraduate Scholarships

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology

Website:

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

Value:

$7000 contribution to fees

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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.

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