University of Canterbury
College of Arts
BA(Hons): Bachelor of Arts with Honours (equivalent to first year of Masters programme); ;MA: Master of Arts ;, PhD: Doctor of Philosophy, GradDipArts: Graduate Diploma in Arts
A thriving programme experiencing huge growth, Mass Communication studies media organisations, media ethics, content and issues, particularly as applied to New Zealand. The courses within the degree examine key areas of current international debate within mass communication and consider the kinds of questions these throw up with a New Zealand focus; the field is an increasingly broad one which offers numerous opportunities for academic enquiry.