This course is ideal for you if you're considering a career in the media, or want to enhance your media skills. It covers areas like filming, editing, social media, radio and digital marketing.
You’ll learn from tutors with years of industry experience, plus a host of guest tutors working in a range of different media roles. You'll work and learn in top class facilities and we even run our own radio station on campus.
This media course offers a practical, hands on approach where you learn by doing! The course is all about providing you with a diverse range of skills that can be utilised over a multitude of roles.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Communications Media (Level 4)
|Next intake||Jul 2020 View more details|
18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||$3,034 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Entry level roles in the media (radio, screen, print and digital media)
- Run your own business
- Enhance your personal or business media skills
Topics you'll cover
Some of the exciting topics you may explore throughout the course are:
- filming and editing (YouTube link)
- green screen
- presenting to camera
- radio broadcasting
- social influence
- community management
- social media and online content management
- Search Engine Optimisation
Legal and Ethical Practice:
- Broadcasting Standards Authority
- Advertising Standards Authority
- Broadcasting Act
- career development
- personal presentation
- interview skills for industry
|Indicative Fees *||$3,034 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
You must have:
- at least 40 credits at NCEA Level 2
- 10 Literacy credits at Level 1, AND
- 10 Numeracy credits at Level 1
If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.
Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.
English language requirements
Level 4 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||13 Jul 2020|
- 18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Ara Institute of Canterbury)
- Bachelor of Communication Studies (AUT)