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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
 

What Are You Looking For?

The Department of Media, Film and Communication offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs as well as being active in research and public scholarship.

If you’re a prospective student or currently in high school and would like to learn about the undergraduate programs MFCO offers, Read more.

If you’re interested in pursuing postgraduate study with us,
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If you want to know the latest news, events or conferences,
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To find a staff member or to see the research expertise of the department, Read more.

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Image: 'The End is the Beginning', Renate Eichert

Conferences and Events

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Upcoming conferences:

Space, Race, Bodies
In conjunction with the Postcolonial Studies Research Network and Somatechnics Research Network (University of Arizona)
8-10 December 2014

Everyday Life in Contemporary India
Jointly organised by the Department of Journalism & Communication, University of Madras, India, the Department of Media, Film & Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand, & New Zealand India Research Institute.

17 & 18 December 2014
University of Madras
Chennai, India

Recent Conference:

Environments, Spaces and Transformations
Inaugural MFCO Early Career-Graduate Conference
5-6 June 2014

Individual Profiles

Otago Profile

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Dr Rosemary Overell’s research ranges from extreme death metal music in Japan to how ‘hoarders’ are represented on television.
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Otago Profile

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“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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Otago Profile

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The combined programme has sent me down an interesting career path.
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Otago Profile

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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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