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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 who are employed in news media outlets or who are training to become professional journalists.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the journalism sector with people who have the appropriate capabilities and competencies to work without supervision as a journalist in the changing media environment. This includes the attributes necessary to contribute to a bi- and multicultural environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

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

$26,810

Median earnings one year after study

$33,033

Median earnings two years after study

$37,990

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

61%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Maori Education Trust: Nicholas Irwin Hunt Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$3,500

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Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$3,500

Read more

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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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

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