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Haurapa Kōrero

28 October 2023
Communication is the core of how society functions, from the sharing of information and ideas, to advocating for change in society.




Communication is the key to how society functions, from the sharing of information and ideas to advocating for change.

UC's Bachelor of Communication explores how communication can be used in public, corporate, and creative communication projects.


Why Study - Body

What will my study involve?

  • Learn how communication is produced in a variety of creative media, business, and social industries, and how communication can be a catalyst for social change in culture and politics.
  • Choose from four major subjects to customise your degree.
  • Opportunities for internships, industry projects, and community campaigns with local organisations throughout your degree.


Courses - Body


See also Media and Communication available as a major or minor in other degrees at UC.

Bachelor of Communication

UC offers a Bachelor of Communication , which focuses on media technologies and professional communication skills.

After the first year, you will take advanced communication courses focused on digital and social media, as well as courses focused on one of the four Communication majors:

Courses will also include project consultation work with real-world organisations and further opportunities for internships and project management.


Career - Body

Career opportunities

Communicators with experience in new and emerging media trends and technologies will be able to meet the demands of industry. Communication strategy, creativity, and engagement will be especially useful in many job roles.

Career pathways could include:

  • content creation
  • communications
  • marketing management
  • publishing and editing.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Communication.

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