New Zealand Diploma in Writing for Creative Industries

Northland Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Written Communication

Qualification

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Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who have broad theoretical and technical knowledge and skills relevant to creative and applied writing that will enable them to work independently or as part of a team in, particularly, the writing sector, in relation to publishing, broadcasting, performance and digital platforms, and other businesses and organisations.

This qualification is suitable for people who wish to work independently as writers, for those already working in the creative industries who wish to enhance/upgrade their skills, and for those working in other industries who wish to improve their writing skills to allow higher-level employment.

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

Janine Young Memorial Award

Provided by:

The Secretary David.W Steele Trust - There's No Application Form

Value:

Normally $300 to $500. Occasionally $900

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Foundation Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

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

Value:

$2,000

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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

Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556
Email: registry@northtec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.northtec.ac.nz

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