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.

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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:

Jess Smith
Michael Lough
Julian Braatvedt
Iain Nealie
Stephanie Tapungu
Wayne Hope
David and the World Press Freedom Day
The Policy Observatory’s Dr David Hall and Sam Lindsay
Examining the impact of data misuse
Wayne Hope
5 questions with Professor Wayne Hope
18 May, 2018
We asked Professor Wayne Hope five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
David and the World Press Freedom Day
Marking World Press Freedom Day
15 May, 2018
Professor David Robie marked World Press Freedom Day with a seminar covering the "targeting" of journalists and the state of the media in West Papua.
The Policy Observatory’s Dr David Hall and Sam Lindsay
The answer to low-emissions
20 Apr, 2018
A report for the Ministry of Environment, launched recently at AUT, reveals opportunities for New Zealand through climate finance.
Examining the impact of data misuse
Examining the impact of data misuse
06 Apr, 2018
Dr Verica Rupar, Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies, examined the Cambridge Analytica scandal in an op-ed for Newshub.
AUT increases presence in QS subject ran...
28 Mar, 2018
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

Contact details

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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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