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. With intensive periods in AUT’s world-class live newsroom using multimedia technologies to find, write and produce stories, students gain experience in news reporting, different writing and production specialisations, bicultural and cross-cultural reporting, news photography, media law and ethics.

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's celebrated student-driven training newspaper.

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Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7859

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Last updated: 06-Oct-2017 2.55pm

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