Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies)
- 课程级别：学士学位/Bachelor's Degree（7级）
- 学费：$25,010 NZD Per Year
- 授课校区：Massey University
- Explore the ways in which media texts, audiences and users create and circulate meanings
- Analyse the relationships between media, culture and society and how they influence our views of the world
- Communicate your findings effectively in speech and writing
- Tackle open-ended questions where there are no simple right or wrong answers
- Develop creative and critical approaches to producing media.
- Digital postproduction
- Film and TV production
- Web content editing
- Public relations
- IELTS score of 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)
- TOEFL iBT score of 80 overall (min 19 in Writing)
- PTE Academic score of 50 Overall (min 42 in communicative skills)
- Cambridge English score of 170
Create, critique and connect with your media world
Interested in television and popular culture? Social media and the blogosphere? Film and cultural theory? Media studies can help you unlock your creative potential and develop practical skills to excel in your career.
What is it Like?
Massey’s BA (Media Studies) is an exciting discipline that will prepare you for future challenges in an information-rich society. Media studies analyses the production, consumption and content of a range of media including film, social media, television, popular music and smart phones. You will explore the formal characteristics of these media and their social, cultural, political and economic implications.
Media studies is taught through an innovative programme that blends theory with creative practice. The skills you will develop with this major are versatile and highly sought-after in many careers, with digital media literacy becoming increasingly important across all sectors.
Blend media theory and media production
You’ll become a media-shaper who can do as well as think. Your lecturers are internationally published experts in their fields, which collectively span the breadth of contemporary media studies. We use media theories both as a springboard for exploring a range of media forms and to guide you through the practice of creating your own media products such as short films and documentaries.
We offer you access to the latest in digital technology through our new state-of-the-art facilities and online learning system. You’ll have opportunities for multi-modal, hands-on learning that reflects the latest developments in media practice to give you skills relevant to today’s industry.
Shape the future of the media world
At the heart of our programme are the study and creation of a variety of media forms. We consider different aspects of the media and their relationships to the historical, social and cultural contexts in which they occur. You’ll be encouraged to use lateral-thinking skills to understand the media world and participate in shaping its future.
Media studies can lead to a variety of career options, including:
The Media Studies major contains courses that explore the histories and theories of media and communication via the industries of television, cinema and print media, as well as new media such as the Internet. It is designed to be a stimulating discipline that prepares you for future challenges in an information rich society. You commence your studies by gaining an understanding of the broad concepts of media through the 100-level courses. As you go through to the more advanced courses these concepts are developed more fully and you can start to concentrate on specific areas in which you are interested.
A major in Media Studies consists of 135 credits (nine courses). At least 120 credits (8 courses) must come from 154 and 139 prefix courses.
Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance.
English Language Requirements: