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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) shall have been awarded or qualified for a university Bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification in a field related to the study of communication and have achieved a B grade average over the 300-level courses; and
(c) have achieved an IELTS of 7 with no band less than 6.5 within the preceding five years, if English is not the applicant's first language and the qualifying degree was not completed at a University where English was the medium of instruction.
2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Communication shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, including:
(a) the core courses listed in Schedule A to the Qualification;
(b) a minima of 30 credits from Schedule B to the Qualification;
(c) a maxima of 30 credits from Schedule C to the Qualification;
(d) attending field trips, Contact Workshops, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.
3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Communication is awarded without specialisation.
4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts or the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant qualification requirements.
6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
|154.721||The Communication Field||30 credits|
|219.721||Transdisciplinary Communication Research Methods||30 credits|
|139.749||Writing Science||30 credits|
|139.763||Community Theatre||30 credits|
|139.764||Theatre for Innovation and Communication||30 credits|
|139.765||New Directions in Creative Writing||30 credits|
|154.702||Advanced Film Studies||30 credits|
|154.708||Modern Fiction, Popular Culture and the Media||30 credits|
|154.709||Technology and Cultural Change||30 credits|
|154.747||Media Practice and Global Culture||30 credits||P 154.204 or 154.224 or 154.304|
|156.755||Advanced Social Media and Mobile Marketing||30 credits||P 156.700 or Appraisal Required|
|156.758||Advanced Social Marketing||30 credits|
|172.712||Multimodal Discourse Analysis||30 credits|
|172.713||Language and Communication in Late Modernity||30 credits||P A Bachelor of Communication or close equivalent, with at least 15 credits in Linguistics at 300 level|
|219.702||Management Communication||30 credits|
|219.703||Perspectives in Business Communication||30 credits|
|219.704||International and Intercultural Communication||30 credits|
|219.705||Advanced News Media Processes||30 credits|
|219.706||Strategic Public Relations||30 credits|
|219.708||Political Communication||30 credits|
|219.709||Advanced Journalism Issues||30 credits|
|219.710||Persuasive Communication Practice||30 credits|
|114.702||Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations||30 credits|
|130.705||Emergency Management||30 credits|
|150.701||Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development||30 credits|
|200.761||International Relations: Theory and Practice||30 credits|
|230.701||Evaluation: Theory and Principles||30 credits|
|287.730||Quality Management||30 credits||R 143.719, 287.733|
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Last updated on Tuesday 06 November 2018