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Media Studies

Massey University

12 months
21554 USD/year
4789 USD/year
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With Massey University’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) at Massey University you’ll build on your undergraduate interests and develop your research and analysis skills.


Get sought-after media skills

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media Studies) from Massey University gives you advanced study of the media.

Media studies analyses the production, consumption and content of a range of media including:

  • film
  • social media
  • television
  • popular music
  • smartphones.

At Massey, media studies is taught through an innovative programme that blends theory with creative practice. You’ll develop versatile skills that will make you highly sought-after in many careers.

Engage with the future of the media world

Develop an advanced understanding of the varied conceptual tools needed for analysis and argumentation concerning media texts, forms, processes and practices.

You’ll learn how media industries, policy and technology influence the production, distribution and consumption of media.

Learn from the leaders

Massey offers the latest educational technology through our new state-of-the-art facilities and our online learning system. Your lecturers are internationally published experts in their fields, and span the breadth of contemporary media studies.

Programme Structure


  • Modern and Postmodern Visual Cultures
  • Advanced Film Studies
  • Researching Media and Cultural Studies
  • Modern Fiction, Popular Culture and the Media
  • Media Practice and Global Culture
  • Advanced News Media Processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts you will have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent.
  • You will need to have achieved a grade average in your bachelor degree that demonstrates an adequate level of preparation for the postgraduate programme. This normally means that a B- grade average or above is required.
  • You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21554 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4789 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4789 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic students: $6,682.50 - $8,825.20
  • International students: $31,010.00


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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