Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
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Expected Feb 2024
Southern Institute of Technology
The Bachelor of Professional Communication is a three-year degree programme, which provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills appropriate for employment in a wide and growing number of communications media related careers.
This course will teach you to be an effective communicator, researcher, writer and leader.
You will learn:
This programme of study aims to provide learners with the technical, theoretical and policy related foundations for practising in the media communications related field. This programme also aims to provide those currently employed in the communications media field, but who lack qualifications, with an opportunity to acquire knowledge in, and to apply and critique the research and theories that underpin the practice of media communications. This programme may also provide an opportunity for those already working in the field to diversify their media communications portfolio and to acquire further technical skills especially in internet related modalities to enhance their media communications practice.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Professional Communication will be effective communicators, researchers, writers and leaders, with skills to further any career, from media organisations to government and private enterprise. Recent graduates of the Bachelor of Professional Communication have gained employment in areas including education, tourism, local government and journalism.
For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme and be eligible for the awarding of the qualification Bachelor of Professional Communication, they must have completed all scheduled course work requirements and assessments, successfully completed assessment requirements for all papers, and achieved a total of 360 credits as specified in the programme schedule. The timeframe for completion of this programme is ten years.
For entry to this programme, applicants are required to have Equivalent qualification to University Entrance - NCEA Level 3.
University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 or equivalent. Three subjects at Level 3 made up of:
English Language Requirements