About the course
Studying this programme, students will be equipped with the skills for a multi-media career in journalism or communications.%0A%0AStudents in this programme will develop news sourcing, writing and publishing skills; as well as technical skills in photography and videography. Students will put these skills into practice publishing regularly in the Wintec online newspaper, The Waikato Independent, and through projects with industry.%0A%0AThis programme is available in conjunction the Bachelor of Communication.
Intake Months
FEBRUARY
Delivery Locations
Hamilton
C201508
Qualification
Diploma
Duration
1 Year
English language requirements
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Wintec Waikato Institute of Technology

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Based in Hamilton, the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), is one of the country’s largest institutes of technology. We deliver high-quality education across vocational (technical) and professional fields of study to approximately 13,000 students, across over 130 different courses.
At Wintec, students are educated in a way that builds their confidence and gets them work-ready. We differ from other types of tertiary providers in the way students get the chance to put their theoretical learning into practice from the very start. You will get to work on real-life projects based on relevant topics and themes as if you were in the workplace. You will also get involved in work placements. This means that by the time you graduate, you will be confident in your skills and knowledge, and know-how to apply your learnings. Our academic staff have years of industry experience between them, which means they can guide you on your journey.
Wintec maintains collaborative relationships with local industry and iwi to identify the needs of the region and community. Fostering strong networks that our students and graduates benefit from is a high priority for us. Understanding the needs of local industry, what type of graduates they need now, and what they will need in the future is critical to assisting industry and our graduates.
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Our City Campus is located in the heart of Hamilton’s CBD. There is onsite accommodation and snack spots throughout the Hub, with eateries, shops, the Waikato River, Hamilton’s Lake Rotoroa, and public transport just a short walk away.