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Communication Management graduates

Communication Management develops knowledge of management policies and practices, a theoretical grasp of communication processes and an awareness of how to apply communication and media technologies. This major looks at all aspects of communication at work, from presentations and writing through to strategic planning.

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Master of Management (Communication Management)
Graduated 2006
Founder/CEO of GoodWorld

“Studying at Massey University has played a huge role in helping me to get to where I am today.”

Georgia Hamilton

Bachelor of Communication - Communication Management
Graduated 2012
Public Relations and Events Executive for Elevate PR Marketing & Events

"Although I started my degree on a trial basis, I ended up loving it and even surprised myself by winning a few awards along the way."

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Marketing Communication graduates

Majoring in marketing communication provides you with an understanding of the terminology and assumptions within marketing communication practice, along with insights into effective and ethical approaches within that discipline. You will also be able to apply central tenets of marketing communication theory to analyse and critique workplace practice.

Tamsyn Rutherfod Tamsyn Rutherford

Bachelor of Communication (Marketing Communication)
Graduated in 2012
Integration Account Executive – Trade Me

“I chose Massey over any other education provider due to its extensive offering across all three campuses….”

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Journalism and Journalism Studies graduates

The news media have always played a vital role in society and, with technological advances, are becoming more pervasive.

While news is constantly changing in both content and delivery, journalism remains a fascinating area of study. Our postgraduate journalism programme gives you the skills you need to enter the journalism industry. The Journalism Studies major in the Bachelor of Communication incorporates news media theory as well as helping you develop useful journalistic skills such as information gathering and writing.

Michael Dickison Michael Dickison

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism

Senior Reporter, New Zealand Herald

“I was drawn to Massey's reputation, its small and diverse classes, its quality of lecturers, and its connections with the industry. Wellington seemed an ideal city to study journalism in, and it was. You were immersed in the course. The students came from all over and, for the year, learning to be journalists was everything. We talked about it, questioned it, gave it everything...”

Bridget Hayman Bridget Hayman

Bachelor of Communication (major Journalism Studies, minor Media Studies)
Media and Communications Advisor, New Zealand Defence Forces

As the Junior Media and Communications Advisor at the New Zealand Defence Force I take media enquiries on our media phone, write and send media releases and advisories about our people and activities.

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Marketing graduates

The Marketing programmes provide a sound knowledge of marketing principles and their application, along with insights into thinking analytically about marketing problems. 

George Yen-Tso Liu
George Yen-Tso Liu

Bachelor of Business Studies (Marketing & International Business)
Graduated in 2011
Guitar Technician at MusicWorks Ltd

“A double major consisting of marketing and international business has helped me better understand the world of business, but most importantly it has given me a more specific and defined direction of where I would like to head in the future...”

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Public Relations graduates

In the Public Relations programme you study diverse forms of discourse in public relations, exploring the principles and practices of public relations and disciplines. You build your capability to critically analyse public relations in professional settings, and develop an in-depth understanding of social responsibility, accountability, and problem-solving in public relations practice.

Casey Angland
Casey Angland

Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)

Senior Account Executive Head
Pead PR, Auckland

By far the most memorable and influential experience I had at Massey was my international exchange…

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