Journalism at AUT: an overview

  • Also referred to as communications - journalism, reporting - journalism, media studies
Journalism at AUT gives graduates the broad base of skills they need to excel in today’s rapidly changing news media environment. Students gain experience in news reporting, different writing specialisations, bi-cultural reporting, media law and ethics. Student’s options include:
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Magazine journalism
  • Photo journalism
  • New media journalism
  • Editing and design
  • News production

Key academic contact

Helen Sissons
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7859

Research interests and associations

  • Pacific Media Centre
    The only media research and community resource centre of its kind in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Has a strategic focus on Māori, Pasifika and ethnic-diversity media and community development.

  • Te Waha Nui
    Te Waha Nui is the online sister publication to AUT University's celebrated student-driven training newspaper.

Degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

Contact us

Helen Sissons
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7859

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Last updated: 11-Jun-2015 4.42pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.