Bachelor of Communication (International Communication)

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7, 360 3.0

Please note: we are no longer accepting applications for the International Communication major.

NZ$5265 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)

International fees

Programme summary

Interested in a communications career that can take you around the world? Find out more about international and intercultural communication, international media environments and working in culturally diverse settings. Your study includes a work experience placement.

Want a communications career that can take you around the world? As the world becomes more diverse, and media channels and networks become more complex and influential, there's a growing need for savvy communication specialists who understand the global context. The Bachelor of Communication (International Communication) focuses on working in culturally diverse settings such as the Asia Pacific region, governmental and non-governmental organisations, development, aid, community liaison and advocacy roles. It helps you become a confident, competent communicator, ready to step into a range of communication roles.


  • Industry internship in your final year where you can apply what you've learnt at an external organisation such as Oxfam, Amnesty International or World Vision.
  • Lecturers from a broad range of communication-related backgrounds and who are actively engaged in a wide variety of research.
  • The opportunity to learn from high-profile guest lecturers.
  • Part-time study options available.


Last edited: 28 March 2014  

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