• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Auckland University of Technology's Communication Studies students and graduates are internationally recognised, having won the Sally Logan-Milne Young Practitioner of the Year award, CAANZ AXIS award, ORCA awards, Cannes International Advertising award and NZ Student Marketer of the Year award.

Study communications at AUT and you have access to industry standard facilities and equipment, including a media centre, radio studio and fully equipped TV studio, journalism training newspaper Te Waha Nui, student radio station Static 88.1 fm and  student-run PR agency Outside the Square. You also gain invaluable workplace experience before you graduate.

Career opportunities

  • Account director or planner
  •  Art director
  •  Copywriter
  •  Digital creative or strategist
  •  Media buyer/planner
  •  Strategic planner
  •  Web content creator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Majors available: 

  •  Advertising and Brand Creativity 
  •  Digital Communication 
  •  Journalism 
  •  Public Relations 
  •  Radio and Audio Media 
  • Screen Production

Minors available: 

  •  Communication for Social Change 
  • Multi-Camera Production 
  • Media and Power 
  • Professional Performance Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Cambridge International Examinations, International Baccalaureate (IB) or NCEA results.
    • High school qualification: Equivalent to New Zealand Year 13.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19812 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19812 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4170 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Domestic: NZ$6,242 - $7,174
    • International: NZ$29,670

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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