Communication studies

Ranked in the top 150 in the world, AUT's communication studies programmes will give you a valuable foundation for key roles in lots of industries, including the media and communications fields.

As a communications student, you’ll have access to outstanding facilities and services, and you could work on live projects for real clients or do work experience with major organisations. You’ll be career-ready when you leave AUT.

Research in communication studies

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

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Get involved with extra activities and projects

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to put your learning into practice when you study here – like working on our student radio station, training newspaper and other publications, and taking part in real PR projects:

News
Jim Marbrook
Angelique Nairn
Small budgets-new ideas
Techweek playlist
Rainbow Warrior
News pattern
Jim Marbrook
Filming Loimata a family affair
03 Aug, 2020
For senior communications studies lecturer Jim Marbrook, helping tell the story of Lilo Ema Siope and her family was a family affair.
Angelique Nairn
Can social media help combat racism?
20 Jul, 2020
Dr Angelique Nairn examined how people reacted to anti-racism messages posted to social media as part of the first 'Give Nothing to Racism' campaign.
Small budgets-new ideas
Small budgets, big ideas
09 Jul, 2020
Dan Fastnedge, Lecturer in Advertising Creativity, explores what Netsafe’s new online porn public service advertisement tells us about Kiwi ad creativity.
Techweek playlist
Techweek 2020 AUT playlist launched
30 Jun, 2020
Techweek 2020 comes to life as a virtual event post COVID-19 lockdown.
Rainbow Warrior
The Rainbow Warrior bombing
30 Jun, 2020
35 years after the Rainbow Warrior bombing, RNZ speaks to Professor David Robie as part of their “Crime NZ” history series.
Ollie Wards
Ben Moore
Suzanne Suisuiki
Joe Burn

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School of Communication Studies
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Governor Fitzroy Place
City Campus
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