Bachelor of Communication
Victoria University of Wellington
Communication and Media Studies
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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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 BC 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 BC graduates (e.g., 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
A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.
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||$33,235 - $50,902|
|In further study||14%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Graduate Women Wellington - Second Year Hutt Valley Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
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.