Graduate Diploma in Communication

Te Pukenga Trading As Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

a)Candidates are required to have:
i. Successfully completed a bachelor's degree from a New Zealand institution or
ii. Successfully completed a bachelor's degree from an approved and accredited overseas institution; or
iii. Successfully completed a level 6 or 7 diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a bachelor's degree) or
iv. Equivalent (as approved by the Centre Director or authorised nominee)
The Entry Requirements have been updated in the curriculum proper.
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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The programme is aimed at degree graduates, both domestic and international, who wish to establish a career as a communication professional and actively engage and learn in a flexible and authentic environment. It is also suitable for industry professionals seeking a qualification and additional skills for practice in existing roles or for career advancement, and adult learners returning to study for a career change.
The programme has a mix of taught classes, projects and self-directed learning in a range of communication, marketing, media and screen production contexts.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Communication and Media Studies at this level can earn:

$45,000

Median earnings one year after study

$52,000

Median earnings two years after study

$60,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

85%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$1,000

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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Sources

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