Bachelor of Communication

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to apply critical and communication skills across a range of different domains as well as an ability to apply this knowledge to practical scenarios. They will be able to communicate across boundaries and engage critically with a range of different material. They will be skilled oral and written communicators who apply critical and reflective thinking, logic and persuasion to their work. Combined with the specialist knowledge arising from their respective majors, graduates will have a range of transferable skills pertinent to communication roles in government, civic and industry sectors. The Bachelor of Communication is strongly focused on employability but graduates will also be able to continue onto postgraduate study. Depending on their programme of study, Victoria University of Wellington has a suite of taught Master's programmes that would be suitable for Bachelor of Communication graduates (e.g., Master of Communication, Master of Arts in Creative Writing, Master of Arts in Second Language Learning and Teaching, Master of Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation, Master of International Relations, Master of Political Science, Master of Strategic Studies).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,616 $19,848
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,058 $21,175
Total $13,674 $41,023

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Student Success


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 $53,000
Earnings range $44,000 - $63,000
In employment 69%
In further study 13%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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