Communication studies

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.

More about our research

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:

Hulu Tu'inukuafe
Iain Nealie
Briony Sowden
Andrew Cho
Julian Braatvedt
Zippy group
Education graduate Arizona
julie cleaver and kendall hutt
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Alumni launch AR-enabled app
08 Mar, 2018
On Waitangi Day, AUT alumni launched the world's first AR-enabled Māori alphabet colouring book.
AUT student joins advisory group
07 Mar, 2018
Communication studies student Arizona Leger was recently appointed to a Ministerial Advisory Group to review the current state of NCEA.
AUT increases presence in QS subject ran...
05 Mar, 2018
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
'Bearing Witness' project reporters win ...
13 Feb, 2018
The Pacific Media Centre's Bearing Witness climate change project has won the Dart Asia-Pacific Prize for Journalism and Trauma at the annual Ossie Awards in St...
Journalism under duress in the Asia-Paci...
22 Nov, 2017
The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event next week mark...

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

School of Communication Studies
WG Building, City Campus
Governor Fitzroy Place
City Campus
Auckland City
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