Graduate Diploma in Journalism

Massey University

Subject area

Journalism, Communication and Media Studies

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Entry requirements

1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Journalism requires that the candidate will: (a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and (b) shall have been awarded or qualified for an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification; or (c) have been admitted to the qualification on the basis of equivalent relevant professional experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A graduate of the Graduate Diploma in Journalism should be able to: demonstrate independent thought and decision-making in the work environments related to journalism demonstrate effective work and problem-solving skills in areas related to journalism display understanding of relevant legal and ethical issues affecting journalism and communication critically assess relevant theory and commentary about the role of communication specialists and journalists in society critically appraise their own work practices demonstrate effective self-management techniques to form the basis for future management and leadership roles access information from work and the local environment develop their own data sources and information networks

What graduates earn

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Contact details

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Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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