Bachelor of Arts (Communication)
OP702022Closed to new enrolments
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Trimester
Cost$13,140 NZ Domestic
Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.
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. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to analyse and interpret complex communication issues and come up with creative solutions. You will also be able to undertake quantitative and qualitative research.
OP702022 Bachelor of Arts (Communication) is closed to new students. If you wish to undertake a degree with a major in communication, please look at the information for OP701002 Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication)
If you were already enrolled in OP702022 Bachelor of Arts (Communication) prior to 21 August 2018 you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal to complete your qualification.
Please note, to be awarded this qualification, you will need to have completed all the courses that make up the programme by the end of Trimester 1, 2023.
If you think you may instead wish to transition to OP701002 Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication) please note 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 contact us by free phone 0508 650 200 or email us at email@example.com
On 21 August there were two course changes made to OP702022 Bachelor of Arts (Communication)
- 72363 Mass Communication is no longer being offered, and is replaced with 72374 Social Informatics. If you have already completed 72363 Mass Communication this will be credited towards your degree.
- 72260 Reputation Management is no longer being offered as an elective course in this degree. If you have already completed this course, it will be credited towards your degree. If you had intended to enrol in this course, please choose another elective. If you need help choosing a replacement elective, please contact us.
This qualification has been revised. If you began studying this qualification before 11 September 2012, please click here to view the old structure and enrolment information.
What you will learn
When you’ve achieve this qualification you will have the
- 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
- understand organisational dynamics.
This qualification will prepare you for a broad range of careers in the areas of public relations, communication management and more.
Holders of the Public Relations Institute’s APR (Accredited in Public Relations) will be cross-credited for 72180 Introduction to Public Relations. Contact us to find out more or visit the PRINZ website.