Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Communication Studies in University of Otago

Last Updated on April 28, 2021 by West Highlander

University of Otago

Campus: Dunedin

Duration: 1 Year

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$29,702.00 (13, 50,496) per year

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This is two semesters full time study in which the students need to undertake the coursework with thesis under the supervision.

Communication Studies: is the study in which you learn the processes and other effects of interpersonal and mass communication skills which involves the:

  1. Production
  2. Reception
  3. Human Processing of Messages

This is an interdisciplinary program which is developed in response to the requirements of the graduates to understand the processes, different effects, cultural implications of communication in the Age of Information.

Career Outcomes

  • Media
  • Journalism
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelors Degree in Arts/ hons are eligible to apply for Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Communication Studies.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS score of 6.5 not less than 6.0
    2. TOEFL Score (iBT) – 95 with a minimum writing score of 22

    TOEFL Score (pBT) – 587 (TWE 4.5); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) – Minimum score of 176

    1. PTE Academic – Overall score of 64 with no communicative skills score below 57

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