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Bachelor of Communication (Expressive Arts)

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available at Wellington
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • * Some planning advice may be required
  • Available for international students studying in NZ

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Entry requirements

To enrol in the Bachelor of Communication programme you need to have an entrance to university qualification, either through NCEA, New Zealand University Entrance, admission with equivalent status, bursaries and scholarship examinations, discretionary entrance or special admission.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.


Choose your courses for this major from the following list (each course is 15 credits):

No more than 60 credits from:

139.209 Speaking: Theory and Practice
139.220 Theatre for Change
139.223 Creative Processes
139.224 Making Plays for Theatre
139.225 Writing for Children
139.229 Writing Poetry
139.280 Writing Creative Non-Fiction
139.285 Fiction Writing
154.204 Digital Media Production I
154.224 Documentary (Non-fiction) Film

At least 60 credits from:

139.303 Modern Drama
139.320 Theatre in Production
139.323 Script Writing
139.326 Travel Writing
139.329 Advanced Fiction Writing
139.333 Creativity in the Community
139.340 The Publishing Project
139.362 Oceanic Literatures of Aotearoa: Ngā Tuhinga Kōrero o te Moana nui a Kiwa
139.374 Tragedy
139.381 Advanced Studies in Creative Writing
139.386 Life Writing
154.304 Digital Media Production II

Major requirements: A major consists of 120 credits in Expressive Arts, including at least 60 credits at 300-level.

Minor requirements: A minor consists of 60 credits in Expressive Arts, including at least 15 credits at 300-level.

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