Media and Communication

  • Arts internship
    Dr Stephen Hardman, UC Internships Coordinator, with UC students Vanessa de Silva (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film) and Anna Brow (BA in Media and Communication and LLB) who conducted an Arts internship in filmmaking and event management at EPIC Centre through the Ministry of Awesome, Christchurch.



From the uprisings in Ukraine and the Middle East, to your relationship with friends on Snapchat – media are changing the world. Media and Communication as a subject of study enables you to be a part of understanding these profound societal shifts.

This subject examines the influence and impact of the media and new information technologies. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of how communication and media work and how they operate within the broader context of society. Drawing on both the arts and social sciences, the degree develops a wide range of critical thinking, writing and research skills.

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College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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