These are mandatory and all come with course.
Discover how the media shape our identities and our world.
Massey will help you create, critique, and connect with the media world, building skills to understand and make media for a wide range of professional communication roles.
Media studies is an exciting discipline that will prepare you for the challenges of an information-rich society.
Media studies are taught through innovative programs that blend theory with creative practice.
It analyses media's production, consumption, and content and their social, cultural, political, and economic implications.
You will learn how decisions are made on what is communicated, how media forms and industry structures shape those messages, and how this impacts our lives and understanding of the world.
Media studies will help you become a flexible and critical thinker and maker, equipped to be a digitally literate, politically-engaged citizen.
During your study, you will have the opportunity for hands-on experience in creating digital media using industry-standard equipment and software.
You'll combine these hands-on production skills with creative ways of employing media texts in meaning-creation.
You’ll also gain an understanding of how media influences society and culture.
You’ll learn how to help interpret the media world for clients and how to work within media-related jobs.
As part of your study, you will produce a diverse range of media including:
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
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.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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