About Media and Communication

We were placed in the top 100 for Communications and Media Studies in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.

We believe that the mass media reflect and shape our society and deserve to be closely studied. While our scope is international, we have a strong focus on the relevance of these media to New Zealand.

Study opportunities in Media and Communication

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Media, Film and Television and Screen Production, and an undergraduate programme in Communication.

You can explore Media and Communication from academic or practical perspectives. You can study aesthetics, content, institutional organisation, audiences, social relevance, technology and production techniques.

Find out more about studying Media, Film and Television, Communication or Screen Production.

Media and Communication staff and research

We are committed to research in our field. Staff research interests include film, television, popular music and digital media.

We are also invested in creative work, including film and television production and scriptwriting. As well as having internationally recognised practitioners on our staff, we have strong links to the media industries in New Zealand, many of which are based in Auckland.

Media and Communication staff