UniversityUniversity of Auckland
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Expected Jul 2023
University of Auckland
Communication is more important than ever in today’s world. Organisational, social and global change are all strongly influenced by the ways in which politicians, activists, entrepreneurs and leaders communicate.
The Bachelor of Communication is designed to impart advanced understanding of the significant role of communication in our world.
You will develop specialist skills in writing, public speaking, critical and creative thinking, leadership, research and cultural competency.
The knowledge and skills you will acquire can enable and empower you as a communications professional and a future leader.
The Bachelor of Communication takes three years to complete if you're studying full time. Most students will take 24 courses overall (each course being worth 15 points), with 8 courses per year.
When you start the programme, you will choose one of three majors:•
Communication and Social Change•
Communication and Technology•
Communication in Leadership
In your first year, you will complete the first two courses of your major, alongside core courses in communication. Over the course of your degree you will also take three courses in an additional focused area of study (a module), up to two elective courses and two General Education courses. Twelve courses (or 180 points) of your degree must be above Stage I level.
International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.•
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects.•
Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 and no bands below 5.5; Internet based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 80 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 60 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 169 and no bands below 162; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of C-; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 50 and no PTE Communicative score below 42; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 80.