This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Specialise in Media Studies for your Postgraduate Diploma in Arts at Massey
Get sought-after media skills
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) gives you advanced study of the media.
Media studies analyses the production, consumption and content of a range of media including:
At Massey, media studies is taught through an innovative qualification that blends theory with creative practice. You’ll develop versatile skills that will make you highly sought-after in many careers.
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 our online learning system. Your lecturers are internationally published experts in their fields, and span the breadth of contemporary media studies.
This qualification offers a pathway to Massey’s master’s qualifications such as the Master of Arts (Media Studies).
A Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Media Studies is 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.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts you will have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent.
You will need to have achieved a grade average in your bachelor degree that demonstrates an adequate level of preparation for the postgraduate qualification. This normally means that a B- grade average or above is required.
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
International English Language Requirements: