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Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

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

A Bachelor's degree

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to be highly effective journalists. They will be analytical professionals, able to critically evaluate their own and others' journalism and committed to a high standard of professional and ethical practice. They will be well prepared for positions in a range of journalism settings, both domestic and international, and will meet the core competencies and standards of practice recognised by industry. They will have worked closely with industry and be accredited by the New Zealand Journalists' Training Organisation.

What graduates earn

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

$48,000

Median earnings one year after study

$54,000

Median earnings two years after study

$66,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

82%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

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

Value:

$500 each

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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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.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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