Postgraduate Certificate in Communication
Victoria University of Wellington
Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Postgraduate Certificate in Communication graduates will have an understanding of the underpinning key principles of communication and be able to critically analyse communication processes from multiple perspectives in a range of different domains. They will have the skills necessary to debate complex issues related to communication in a constructive and rational manner. Graduates will be able to communicate this knowledge in multiple contexts, using a variety of methods (e.g., written, oral, audio-visual).. Students who complete the requirements of the PGCertC may be able to continue to the Postgraduate Diploma of Communication or the Master of Communication.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor s degree in a relevant subject with an average grade of B or better. Relevant subjects include communication, journalism, cultural studies, film, media studies, music, marketing, public relations, language and literary studies, and science.
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||$35,510 - $54,102|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Ngati Manawa Iwi Education Scholarship (Accomodation)
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$10,000 contribution to the cost of staying in one of Victoria University's Halls of Residence.
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.