Digital Communication department

The Digital Communication department is part of communication studies at AUT. Our digital communication courses cover animation, moving image, digital video, web and interactive media production.

Our academic staff have a wealth of experience in the field of digital communication, and we encourage our students to continue on to postgraduate study and research in digital communication.

Research in digital communication

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across communication studies.

More about our research

Research affiliations

We work closely with creative industries, who are a hub for emerging technologies, a research institute, and a creative industries network at AUT.

Research in creative technologies

Ayaka Archer
Jost Claassen
Rain Roque

Contact us

Undergraduate enquiries:
bcs@aut.ac.nz

Postgraduate enquiries:
pgcommqueries@aut.ac.nz

Head of Department contact

Matt

Dr Matt Guinibert
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8437

matt.guinibert@aut.ac.nz

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