New Zealand Education - Think New Logo

University

University of Auckland
University of Auckland logo

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - Media, Film and Television

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

The PGDipArts is an alternative to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). This programme might be for you if you want to undertake advanced study without writing a dissertation, if honours degrees aren’t recognised in your country.

You can use a completed PGDipArts with a GPA of 5.0 or higher as an possible qualification for the one-year Master of Arts.

Media, Film and Television

Media, Film and Television offers you the chance to study issues relating to film, television and the internet.

Media, Film and Television is about much more than just watching movies or television programmes — it's about how we interpret and reflect a variety of media in our everyday lives, and the exciting directions that media could take us in the future.

You can study issues such as advertising, gender relations, democracy, global media genres and histories and Hollywood cinema — with an emphasis on the theoretical, cultural and historical knowledge necessary for critical engagement.

Where can Media, Film and Television take you?

Our graduates have careers in film and television production and distribution, advertising, broadcasting, marketing, public relations, curating, archiving, editing, publishing, journalism and reviewing.

Programme structure

120 points
Advanced taught courses in one subject chosen from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
You may be able to include a dissertation
You may be able to include up to 30 points from other subjects
One year full-time

Further study options

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies
  • Master of Heritage Conservation
  • Master of Indigenous Studies
  • Master of Professional Studies
  • Master of Public Policy

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You need to have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a similar discipline to your intended subject. You will require a GPE of 3.5.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

Studying in NZ

Border reopeningPlan your study experience

Share this course

Share this course

Disclaimer