Course code: #AK3303
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Study journalism major and learn the practice of multimedia journalism in AUT’s state-of-the-art newsroom and production facilities.
Kickstart your journalism career in an exciting and fast-changing media landscape that remains essential to an informed society.
Study at a journalism department known nationally and internationally for its research, programs, and the industry experience of its lecturing team.
Technological change has transformed the world of journalism.
But behind the digital wizardry of today, the principles at the heart of all good reporting – accuracy, fairness, and ethical truth-telling – are as fundamental as they ever were.
Professional journalism skills, including high-quality writing, the ability to verify the information, and a talent for interviewing, are needed to cut through the noise.
And that’s why AUT graduates are in strong demand.
At AUT, you’ll gain experience in news reporting across multiple platforms and the sub-genres of journalism, including daily news work and investigative feature writing.
You’ll also study bicultural reporting, cross-cultural reporting, and media law and ethics.
You’ll take your newfound reporting talents and develop them further during an internship at one of a range of leading news organizations in Aotearoa New Zealand.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
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If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Consider starting with the university's Diploma in Arts.
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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