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To enrol in the Diploma in Communication you need to have an entrance to university qualification, either through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, New Zealand University Entrance, NCEA, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary Entrance or Special Admission.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
To gain the diploma you must pass courses to a total of at least 120 credits, consisting of 75 credits at 100-level and 45 credits at 200-level or above. The course selection comprises:
Note: The remaining 45 credits at 200-level or above must come from Part II (the majors) of the Bachelor of Communication Schedule.
The Diploma in Communication is awarded without endorsement.
A candidate who has completed the requirements for the Diploma in Communication may apply to transfer the Diploma courses towards an undergraduate degree of the University, provided that any such courses shall comply with the Regulations for the degree in question.
A candidate who has been awarded a Diploma in Communication may apply to cross-credit up to 45 credits of Diploma courses (which shall normally be at 100-level) towards an undergraduate degree of the University, provided that any such courses shall comply with the Regulations for that degree. A candidate who wishes to credit courses totalling more than 45 credits in terms of this regulation will be required to surrender the Diploma in Communication before transfer of credit will be granted.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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