Master of International Communication

Programme summary  Career opportunities  Courses & timetables  Admission requirements

9, 240 2.0
Full-time for two years or part-time options available
Starts February or July
15 places
Mt Albert campus
Semester dates for 2014:
Semester 1: 24 February - 27 June; Semester 2: 21 July - 21 November
NZ$6434 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)

International fees

Programme summary

Gain the skills and knowledge to advance your communication career. Deepen your insight into communication within the globalised world through advanced study and research in the field of communication.

Combining an effective mix of high-level theoretical analysis with real-world application, the Master of International Communication increases your knowledge of, and ability to, manage intercultural, organisational, political and strategic aspects of international communication. Deepen your insight into communication in a globalised world through advanced study and research on topics within the fields of organisational communication, strategic communication, political communication and global communication.


  • Strong links with professional associations like the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ).
  • A chance to conduct original research in the field of communication. Choose between a smaller dissertation of 60 credits or a thesis of 90 or 120 credits.
  • Ideal if you have an undergraduate degree in communication or a related discipline.
  • Part-time study options available.
  • A blend of online and on-campus learning. You can access comprehensive, complementary online resources and participate in online discussions whenever and wherever it suits you.


Last edited: 05 September 2013  

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