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:

Verica Rupar and Joe Foote
Louise Saunders at NDF 2018
Grace Stratton
Dr Rosser Johnson and Dr Andrew Withell
Tagaloatele Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
Verica Rupar and Joe Foote
New Zealander elected Chair of WJEC
18 Jul, 2019
Associate Professor Verica Rupar has been elected Chair of the World Journalism Education Council.
Louise Saunders at NDF 2018
AUT student receives NDF scholarship
18 Jul, 2019
After attending NDF 2018 as a scholarship recipient, AUT Post Graduate student Louise Saunders won the role of NDF Auckland Regional Ambassador.
Grace Stratton
Grace makes global Badass Women list
17 Jul, 2019
AUT Law and Communications student Grace Stratton joins Rihanna, Marie Kondo and Nobel prize winner in global list
Dr Rosser Johnson and Dr Andrew Withell
DCT confirms two new Heads of School
05 Jun, 2019
Dr Rosser Johnson will be Head of the School of Communications Studies, and Dr Andrew Withell will be Head of Art & Design.
Tagaloatele Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
Pacific research of ‘hard’ social issues
29 May, 2019
Six years of diverse Pacific research by Auckland University of Technology staff and students has been profiled in a new publication.
Emma Hanley
Joe Burn
Stephanie Tapungu
Shae Parsons-Wanoa
Peter Leaupepe

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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