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Bachelor of Communication

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Unitec

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must meet either the general, special or discretionary admission requirements, and must also meet the English language entry requirements. Contact Unitec for details (www.unitec.ac.nz).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be capable of assessing situations and developing appropriate communicative responses in their professional capacity in the fields of Public Relations, Event Management, Media Relations and International Communication. They will be equipped to think and analyse critically, integrate different perspectives, express themselves clearly, interact effectively and to participate as socially responsible members of an increasingly diverse and complex society.

What graduates earn

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

$46,000

Median earnings one year after study

$51,000

Median earnings two years after study

$63,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

83%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Unitec Study Grants

Provided by:

Unitec Institute of Technology

Website:

http://www.unitec.ac.nz/application-and-funding/scholarships-and-awards

Value:

Up to $500

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

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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 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905
Email: study@unitec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.unitec.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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