Master of Journalism

Massey University

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors degree or equivalent, with at least a B grade average in the 300-level majoring papers or equivalent; and been selected into the programme on the basis of a written application and interview

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.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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