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The Media, Film and Communication programme offers two undergraduate majors: Film and Media Studies, and Communication Studies. We also offer an exciting range of postgraduate study options.

Students can take one or both of our majors as part of their undergraduate degree. Both majors are designed to be flexible and responsive to the needs and interests of students, and both provide skills that lead to a comprehensive and diverse range of future careers.

Our students enjoy the rewards of our strong research culture, which keeps up with this rapidly changing world. They also enjoy studying with our committed and supportive teaching staff, who are experts in their fields.



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“My thesis topic, is a pilot study that looks to develop the foundation for a Bicultural Audience Reception theory in a New Zealand context". Audience Reception theory, Amie explains, suggests that the way a reader/viewer interprets a piece of creative work is influenced by the structure of their cultural background and subsequent life experiences.

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