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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.

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Individual Profiles

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Although getting an interview can be about who you know, once you are in front of the employer it’s only about what you know.
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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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Jonathan-Guy-thumb

“The department is brilliant and the teaching was excellent. My mind was opened by MFCO, it introduced me to new perspectives on film and life.”
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The research skills and critical thinking I developed in my undergraduate degree have been invaluable to my work.
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