Communication studies

Ranked in the top 200 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.

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:

News
press-freedom
62% increase in AUT researchers
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker
Asia Pacific Report website
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones
press-freedom
Pacific countries media reality
08 May, 2019
When Pacific countries reflect on the state of their media, they know the reality is much worse than the ticks they got from global media freedom watchdog.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker
Diversity celebrated at cookbook launch
22 Mar, 2019
The launch of a cookbook with family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds, took place on Race Relations Day.
Asia Pacific Report website
Asia Pacific Report covers Christchurch
20 Mar, 2019
Pacific Media Centre's Asia Pacific Report website has curated a number of articles covering the Christchurch terror attacks.
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones
Christchurch tragedy
15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Shae Parsons-Wanoa
Peter Leaupepe
Joe Burn
Stephanie Tapungu
Emma Hanley

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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