This course is ideal for you if you're considering a career in the media and want to enhance your media skills. It covers areas like filming, editing video, social media, podcasting, 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 including our own podcasting studio.
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||Feb 2023 View more details|
1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||$3,207 for domestic students View full fees information|
|Eligibility||View entry criteria|
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- Entry level roles in the media (videography, editing digital media, Youtubing, content and website creation)
- 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
- Green screen
- Presenting to camera
- Social influence
- Social media marketing
- 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 *||$3,207 for domestic students|
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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.
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Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||20 Feb 2023|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||17 Jul 2023|
- 1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)