Bachelor of Arts (Communication)
OP702022Closed to new enrolments
Are you interested in how people communicate and creating effective communication channels within organisations and between businesses and the public? With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, you’ll be a confident and effective communicator with the skills to work in a variety of communication-focused roles.
Study type Trimester
Cost$13,923 NZ Domestic
Not including any course materials or external exam fees.
This qualification will prepare you for a broad range of careers in the areas of public relations, communication management and more.
Closed to new students
This qualification is closed to new students. Check our Communication subject page to see what other qualifications we offer in this area:
Enrolled before 21 August 2018
If you enrolled in this qualification before before 21 August 2018 you can continue to enrol in your next course from the 'Choose courses' tab as normal.
Note, to be awarded this qualification you need to complete all the courses that make up the programme by the end of Trimester 1, 2023.
Option to change qualifications
You can also choose to transition to our new programme, OP701002 Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication).
There are some differences in the compulsory courses between the two degrees. If you would like to talk at a Student Advisor to discuss your options please get in touch.
In 2018 two course changes were made to this qualification (OP702022 Bachelor of Arts - Communication)
- 72363 Mass Communication is no longer offered. It has been replaced with 72374 Social Informatics. If you already completed 72363 Mass Communication it will be credited towards your degree.
- 72260 Reputation Management is no longer offered. If you have already completed this course, it will be credited towards your degree.
If you wanted to enrol in 72260 you need to choose another elective. If you need help choosing a replacement elective, please get in touch.
What you will learn
When you’ve achieve this qualification you will have the skills to:
- analyse and use information logically
- write concisely and clearly
- communicate effectively at personal, group and organisational levels
- analyse , address and offer practical solutions to complex communication issues
- undertake quantitative and qualitative research
- understand organisational dynamics.
If you hold the Public Relations Institute’s APR (Accredited in Public Relations), you will be cross-credited for 72180 Introduction to Public Relations. To learn more: