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Challenge your mind and broaden your views in a diverse, stimulating learning environment that demands you be creative, critical and innovative

 

Challenge your mind and broaden your views in a diverse, stimulating learning environment that demands you be creative, critical and innovative.

The Department of Media, Film and Communication (MFCO) offers a choice of two majors.

The two majors are designed to be flexible and combine theory and practice to accommodate a wide range of interests and provide comprehensive career choices.

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Welcome to MFCO, topics for today’s world.

Video credit: Will Prosor and the students of MFCO
 

Film and Media Studies

Film and Media Studies focuses on the aesthetic, cultural and social significance of cinema, television and new screen technologies and their interconnections.

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Communication Studies

Communication Studies focuses on the social, technological, political and cultural implications of current and changing communicative practices and networks.

Find out more about Communication Studies

Individual Profiles

Otago Profile

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I work with some of the country’s most experienced and renowned journalists for New Zealand’s biggest multi-media company – my future is bright and Otago is where it all started.
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Without an Honours degree, and the experiences I gained from studying at Otago, I would not have landed a job within the media industry as quickly as I did, and I am thankful to the Department for all of its support.
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My studies in the Department of Media, Film and Communication helped me understand how to communicate effectively and I am applying the knowledge I gained in the real world.
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My communication studies degree has had a huge influence on my professional life.
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