communication subject

Communication

It's all about getting the right messages out in the world of communication. You have the opportunity to make a difference with your voice and writing. Communication is a broad area and opens the door to a variety of careers, depending on your preferences and skills. A day might involve drafting creative web copy, coordinating information across social media channels, putting out a press release, or writing a promotions plan.

Wintec's Bachelor of Communication degree is designed for students to develop skills to thrive in the media and communications industry nationally and internationally. It is future focused with a core of media communication and marketing craft, along with critical thinking, creative media content and professional practice. Students will be able to produce tailored content, manage campaigns, understand and manage web and social marketing, and evaluate analytics.

If you don’t meet the entry criteria for the degree, the Certificate in Media Arts is a 20-week introductory programme that delivers the basic knowledge and skills to prepare for a creative career. If you successfully complete the Certificate, you will be eligible to compete on merit for entry into the Bachelor of Media Arts programme. Journalism enthusiasts still at school might be interested in our one day STAR taster courses in Media Workshop. You can also come in as a ‘student-for-a-day’, which offers the opportunity to sample the Media Arts environment and teaching style before enrolling, or a book a tour to see our facilities.

Questions about our communication programmes? Contact Team Manager Cate Prestidge on cate.prestidge@wintec.ac.nz.

Our Programmes

Anna Fawcett

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International Media Office: "I get to travel the world doing what I love."

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Graduate: Harkanwal Singh

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Data Journalist, NZ Herald, Wintec Adult Learner Award 2014 and Bruce Jesson Merit Award 2014

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Our Staff

George-Lusty

George Lusty, journalism lecturer “It is great fun teaching students the skills and then seeing them go on to successful careers.”

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Pathways

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About the Faculty

At the School of Media Arts we provide innovative, interdisciplinary education that prepares students for a future in the creative industries.

If you're interested in graphic design, communication, moving image, digital media, painting, sculpture, photography, animation, interior design, fashion design, journalism, public relations, songwriting, or commercial music, Media Arts' programmes of study are a great place to begin your career. 

Experienced staff and industry standard facilities help you develop a unique range of skills and the ability to apply them in the professional world. There are always challenges for students entering a rapidly changing work environment. Innovation, expertise, team work and an awareness of contemporary communication strategies are highly valued. We are very conscious of the preparations necessary and believe that we provide a unique learning environment that encourages students to work collaboratively while developing a strong individual practice in a chosen field. We strive to provide students with the right mix of technical problem-solving and interpersonal skills, all informed by an awareness of professional expectations.

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