Master of Communication

University of Auckland

Subject area

Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified



1.5 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MC graduates will have developed advanced competencies that are highly valued across a broad range of employment sectors. Graduates will be well-prepared for leadership roles in communication professions, including media, public relations, and advertising. Students will also be well-placed to take on leadership roles across a wide range of public, private and social organisations in which advanced communication skills are highly sought-after, including: government agencies; community and charitable organisations; for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises; and civil society organisations. Whichever sector they work in, the distinctive character of this programme will empower graduates to become influential agents of positive social change. Graduates from the MC programme will also be qualified and well-prepared to enter international or domestic doctoral programmes in Communication.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completed a relevant Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
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Government tuition subsidy
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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $57,000
Earnings range $45,000 - $73,000
In employment 60%
In further study 19%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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