Master of Strategic Communication
University of Canterbury
Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will: understand the role and effects of strategic communication within society; understand major theories in strategic communication and communication management; identify and produce strategies for effective communication within organisations and for targeted audiences, using a range of media; adapt their skills and knowledge to a networked, interactive and fluid digital communication environment; understand communication in its many intercultural, globalising and postcolonial contexts, particularly the bicultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand; reflect critically and ethically on communication plans and strategies; understand and apply methodologies of formative and evaluative research for strategic communication; have an in-depth knowledge of the management of communication in Aotearoa New Zealand and globally.
Key Information for Students
An approved Bachelor's degree.
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(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||$27,058 - $57,578|
|In further study||23%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship
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Where does this information come from?
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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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