Media and Communication

  • Arts internship
    Dr Stephen Hardman, UC Internships Coordinator, with UC students Vanessa de Silva (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film) and Anna Brow (BA in Media and Communication and LLB) who conducted an Arts internship in filmmaking and event management at EPIC Centre through the Ministry of Awesome, Christchurch.



Communication shapes the world we live in — whether by media professionals, companies, or individuals on social media. In Media and Communication you will learn how to analyse, produce and harness the power of communication media.

You will study how communication is produced in television, social media and in organisational life, and how it is interpreted by people within their own social worlds. You will explore how media build community, reinforce gender norms, drive social change by holding the powerful accountable, and much more. The subject provides an important perspective on politics and culture, and on the operation of business and management.

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School of Language, Social and Political Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3377

6th Floor, Locke Building - see campus maps

Postal address
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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