Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Audio Visual Studies
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
To enable graduates to be capable, adaptable, critical and reflective media practitioners able to engage successfully within constantly changing media environments and be academically competent to engage in higher learning. The Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications has specialisations in Radio, Journalism, and Screen and Television Production.
Key Information for Students
University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects As well as Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance Alternative Requirements: please see Ara website for details English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in all subtests). Students who have achieved NCEA L3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills Additional Requirements: portfolio and interview, please see Ara website for details
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$33,235 - $50,902|
|In further study||14%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Tū i te ora scholarship
Northland Regional Council
Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund
Rural Women New Zealand
Up to $500.00
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Where does this information come from?
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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.