AUT - Additional Entry or Selection Criteria

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Additional Entry or Selection Criteria

Addition to the general admission requirements above the following qualifications have additional entry or selection criteria:

Applicants for whom English or Māori is not their first language must provide proof of their English proficiency. IELTS (academic), completed within the last two years is the preferred test for entry. Some programmes have higher requirements for IELTS entry and these exceptions are listed in the table below. Please refer to this page for more information on English language requirements.

PROGRAMME TITLE
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMME ENTRY OR SELECTION CRITERIA
MASTER'S DEGREES
 
Master of Communication Studies**
CV and/or interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.
Master of Communications Studies - Year 2 (thesis year)
Completion of a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies or Bachelor of Communication Studies (Honours) with a B grade average.
BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH HONOURS

Bachelor of Communication Studies (Hons)
CV and/or interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.
POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE

Postgraduate Certificate in Communication Studies**
CV and/or Interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS
 
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
(Creative
Industries)
CV and/or Interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.

Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
(Digital Media)

Addendum, personal statement, CV, Portfolio.
An interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.

Digital Media Addendum pdf icon
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
(Journalism)
Written test (conducted at AUT), CV, Addendum, Portfolio & Academic transcript are required and are graded and ranked. An interview may be required.*
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.

Journalism Addendum pdf icon
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies (Public
Relations)
CV, Letter of Application.
An interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies (Screen Production)

CV, Letter of Application
Interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.
Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies (Standard) CV and/or Interview may be required.
Minimum IELTS (academic) requirements are as follows: 7 overall with 7 in writing, 6.5 in reading,  6.5 in listening and 7 in speaking.

* Please note that documents will not be returned to applicants.

** Subject to CUAP approval
Last updated: 17-Oct-2014 4.07pm

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

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