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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Communication - Journalism

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Communication - Journalism

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $32,260 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-October-2022 2022-10-31
Winter-July 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Fall-February 31-October-2023 2023-10-31
Winter-July 01-May-2024 2024-05-01

Overview

Bachelor of Communication - Journalism

Join a prestigious group of leading journalists that have studied at Massey University – New Zealand’s longest-running, internationally accredited journalism qualification.

Journalism at Massey is hands-on and practical, and you learn from journalists working both here and overseas.

Produce stories in fields you are passionate and curious about such as politics, sports, or social issues. 

Students get to develop skills in written, audio, photographic, and video forms by producing work that may be published. 

You will have the opportunity to experience editing and publishing and global investigative and data journalism among the range of courses offered.

 

Sought-after by employers

85% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation. 

These graduates are employed across nine different industry categories with more than 60 different job titles.

 

International recognition

Accreditation means your degree is internationally recognized, making it easier to arrange a student exchange and find employment overseas.

 

Connect with industry while you study

You can take advantage of Massey’s close relationships with industry by taking the communication internship

This gives you professional work in a local organization. You’ll get some great networking opportunities. 

This means you have already built relationships with potential employers before you graduate.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,010

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,796
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,750
Tuition 1 person $32,260

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Officially verified copies of Birth certificate/ Current passport, including any residency visa/ Citizenship certificate
  • Proof of the name change
  • High School graduation certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • English Language proficiency
  • A statement of any disability or health condition (If Applicable)
  • Evidence of any scholarships (If Applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
19
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not have the entry requirements

Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.

 English TestEnglish for Academic Purposes 1          English for Academic Purposes 2
English EntryIELTS5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)
iBT TOEFL40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)
PTE38 overall46 overall
Cambridge English155165

Academic background and requirement

To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution

The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus successful completion of one year of bachelor's-level study from a recognized institution; or
  • Successful completion of a two-year diploma, or a minimum of two years out of a three-year diploma from a recognized institution; or
  • Completed Gaokao with a tier-one score from the related province

India: 

  • All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) Year 12 or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12, with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English; or
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) – State Board Examination in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujurat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal, with:
    • an overall average of 85% or higher (with no less than four academic subjects), with
    • a minimum of 70% or above in English.

 

Foundation qualifications to meet entry requirements

If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.

  • Foundation Certificate (International)
  • Foundation Certificate (International Accelerated)

Career opportunities

  • Digital Content Designer
  • Digital Content Producer
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Journalist
  • Media Researcher
  • Podcast Host
  • Presenter
  • News Director, Producer or Editor

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