Undergraduate study

The School of English, Film, Theatre, Media and Communication, and Art History offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Communication (BC).

English Literature

Experience literature in English from different cultures and different times. Learn to analyse and interpret stories, plays and poems. Develop your communication skills.

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Explore the potential of communication to shape our world.

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Film is a powerful means to tell stories, share knowledge and communicate. Explore the historical, cultural and technological perspectives of cinema in the city that is home to New Zealand’s film industry.

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Media Studies

From print media to television, popular music, the internet and mobile technologies, the media is integral to how we navigate and understand the world. Explore one of the main ways we come to know ourselves and our society.

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Step inside the world of theatre. From writing to lighting to stage fighting—learn how to tell stories through the art of live performance, and study the critical and historical dimensions of theatre.

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Art History

Humans have used images to make sense of the world for millennia. Learn how to interpret art and images, and develop skills in research, analysis and writing.

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