Graduate Diploma in Journalism Studies
Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will demonstrate independent thought and decision-making in work environments related to journalism, demonstrate effective work and problem-solving skills, display understanding of relevant legal and ethical issues, and critically assess relevant theory and commentary about the role of communication specialists and journalists in society. They will critically appraise their own work practices, demonstrate effective self-management techniques, assess information from work and the local environment, and develop their own data sources and information networks.
Key Information for Students
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.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(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||$34,122 - $52,364|
|In further study||8%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.