Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies)

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Create, critique and connect with your media world

With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) you’ll build on your undergraduate interests and develop your research and analysis skills.

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What is it like?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) gives you advanced study of the media while offering a pathway to Massey’s master’s programme.

Media studies analyses the production, consumption and content of a range of media including film, social media, television, popular music and smartphones. At Massey, media studies is taught through an innovative programme that blends theory with creative practice.

Get sought-after media skills

At Massey, media studies is taught through an innovative programme that blends theory with creative practice. You’ll develop versatile skills that will make you highly sought-after in many careers, as digital media literacy becomes increasingly important across all sectors.

Engage with the future of the media world

Develop an advanced understanding of the varied conceptual tools needed for analysis and argumentation concerning media texts, forms, processes and practices. You’ll learn how media industries, policy and technology influence the production, distribution and consumption of media.

Learn from the leaders

Massey offers the latest educational technology through our new state-of-the-art facilities and online learning system.

Your lecturers are internationally published experts in their fields, and span the breadth of contemporary media studies.

Massey is ranked in the world’s top 200 universities for media studies, by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking. 

A good fit if you:

  • Are interested in progressing to a Master of Arts (Media Studies)
  • Wish to stay relevant to theories, debates and advances in media studies
  • Want to explore specific issues in media studies

Careers

Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) can lead to a variety of career options, including :

  • Advertising
  • Digital postproduction
  • Film and TV production
  • Web content editing
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
Join the engine of the new New Zealand

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