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Master of Journalism

Massey University

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies



1.5 Years

Total student fees


over 1.5 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to gather and write journalism of significance and substance, and be able to critically reflect on that journalism, informed by the appropriate academic literature. They will be competent independent researchers who have demonstrated the ability to critically analyse and evaluate evidence and ideas, interrogate assumptions and practices, and employ appropriate research methodologies, within the context of journalism as a practice discipline, to recognised international standards. Graduates will obtain positions in the journalism industry or, if they already work in the industry, significantly enhance their career prospects.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: A Bachelors degree, with a minimum B average in the 300-level majoring courses, or equivalent; and an interview. Selection process applies.

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


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $9,266 $13,899
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $7,743 $11,614
Total $17,009 $25,513

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success

Successful course completions N/A

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 $46,115
Earnings range $27,058 - $57,578
In employment 73%
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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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


State Highway 57


Wallace Street
Mt Cook


Albany Expressway (SH17)

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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