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English and New Media Studies

Auckland University of Technology

18 months
24865 USD/year
6431 USD/year
Tuition fee
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English and New Media Studies from Auckland University of Technology culminates in a one or two-semester research project of an experimental, theoretical, creative or practice-based nature.


At English and New Media Studies from Auckland University of Technology you explore the increasingly important nexus between new media and spoken, written or visual communication in English. 

Your research project could involve the development of game or transmedia narratives. It could investigate social media or other forms of web communication - including internet memes and fake news - for issues of power and identity, or to identify emerging language trends. It might also examine the use and impact of virtual or augmented reality for language learning and teaching.


  • New and social media research
  • Language and literacy education
  • Online journalism
  • Public relations
  • New and social media practice
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Advertising
  • The arts and cultural industries
  • Travel and tourism
  • Content development for virtual and augmented realities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English and New Media Research Methods
  • English and New Media Thesis
  • New Media Performance and Practice
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Game Narrative and Interactive Storytelling
  • Discourse Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on availability.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree OR Relevant graduate diploma
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24865 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    6431 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6431 USD per year during 18 months.
  • Domestic: 8,807 NZD per year
  • International: 34,050 NZD per year

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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