There are a number of educational institutions around the country offering tertiary qualifications in journalism and related areas like communication studies.
If you are considering a career in journalism and are interested in science and technology, feel free to call or email the Science Media Centre for advice and background information.
The websites and contact details for the various journalism schools are listed below:
Ara Institute of Canterbury
New Zealand Broadcasting School, Christchurch
Phone: 0800 24 24 76
Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland
Phone: (09) 921 9999
University of Canterbury, Christchurch
Phone: 0800 VARSITY
Massey University, Wellington
Phone: (04) 801 5799 ext 6378
Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill
Phone: 0800 4 0 FEES
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Bay of Plenty
Phone: 0800 86 46 46
Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Hamilton
Phone: 0800 2 Wintec
Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Porirua
Phone: (04) 237 3100 ex 3750
Whitireia Community Polytechnic’s journalism diploma was cut in 2018.