The Department of Media, Film and Communication is a vibrant and dynamic department that offers two majors and an exciting range of postgraduate study options.
Our two majors, Film and Media Studies, and Communication Studies, are both designed to be flexible and responsive to the needs and interests of students, and provide skills that lead to a comprehensive and diverse range of future careers.
Our students enjoy the rewards of a strong departmental research culture, and a committed and supportive teaching staff who are experts in their field.
If you’re in high school, a prospective student, or a current student and would like to learn about the undergraduate programs the Department offers,
If you’re interested in pursuing postgraduate study with us,
News and events
Monday, 28 August 2017
In 2017 the annual international conference on screenwriting research will be hosted and organised by the Department of Media, Film, and Communication at the University of Otago in Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand, in partnership with the New Zealand Writers Guild.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
This conference asks and unpacks the interactions of (post) truth, the 'real' and contemporary media.