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Careers in Communication

Era Peihopa

Graduate Bachelor of Media Arts (Communication)and now Creative Development - Toi Māori for Creative Waikato

Who will you become?

Courses

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.