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About New Zealand Broadcasting School

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The New Zealand Broadcasting School is the premier national provider of applied education in broadcast journalism, television, film, digital media and radio performance and production in New Zealand.

Based in Christchurch, the school is hands-on and totally focused on career outcomes.

We offer a degree in broadcasting communications and a certificate in media communications. The degree has three streams: journalism; radio; and screen & television production. The certificate is more broadly focused on media.

Study at the New Zealand Broadcasting School and you will:

  • Have access to a wide range of broadcasting communication facilities

  • Benefit from studying in small classes

  • Be prepared for a career in media

  • Gain advanced professional competencies

  • Develop an ability to think broadly and critically about the media and the implications of new technologies

  • Have access to the latest media technologies including high-end cameras, field kits, live-to-air environments, digital publishing platforms, sound recording gear, studio production and post production equipment

New Zealand Broadcasting School graduates go into exciting careers in newsrooms, television studios, radio stations and production houses throughout the country and abroad.

Some of the roles New Zealand Broadcasting School graduates go into include:

  • Reporter

  • Radio presenter

  • Producer

  • Director

  • Researcher

  • Screenwriter

  • On-air news presenter

  • Creative writer

  • Programmer

  • Post production

If you are an industry professional wishing to complete the degree part time and off campus, The Executive option to the Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications degree may be suitable for you.