Graduate Diploma in Communication
Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd
Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will develop or enhance existing skills and knowledge in professional writing or public relations/advertising. Graduates will apply practical learning on real projects with real clients and specialise in either professional writing or public relations/advertising. Graduates will have an opportunity of gaining an award from a choice of 2 endorsements: Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations/Advertising) or Graduate Diploma in Communication (Professional Writing).
Key Information for Students
The Entry Requirements has altered as follows: 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)
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.
Examples of related scholarships
The 'Ko Te Tangata' Scholarship (Bay of Plenty Schools)
University of Waikato - Scholarships Office
Up to $5,000
The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office
For: Assistance with study
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.