The one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism produces multiskilled journalists who find work across the spectrum of New Zealand media. We maintain a close relationship with the industry and offer opportunities for work experience in digital, print, television and radio newsrooms. We have a strong reputation for producing work-ready graduates.
The postgraduate diploma has a strong emphasis on practical work across its six compulsory papers.
We welcome applications from graduates of all disciplines. Find out more.
Our graduates include RNZ head of digital, Glen Scanlon. See where our diploma can take you.
A number of scholarships are available to postgraduate students of Journalism.
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