Audiences are surrounded by so many choices in today's media-rich environment. At the New Zealand Broadcasting School we believe to excel in this highly competitive industry our graduates must be able to produce compelling content, whether it is news, information or entertainment.
Graduates can look forward to exciting careers working in newsrooms, TV studios and radio stations throughout the country in the following roles:
- Radio presenter
- On-air news presenter
- Creative writer
- Programmer, or
- In a technical field like camera, sound and post production services.
Study towards the career of your dreams in this fast paced, practical, and skills based degree. You can choose to specialise in Journalism, Radio Broadcasting or Screen and Television Production.
For more than 25 years professional broadcasters working with students at the New Zealand Broadcasting School have fostered a strong work ethic, encouraged creativity and honed the skills and attitude needed to succeed in this challenging industry. They enjoy sharing their extensive experience and industry connections to help advance your broadcasting career in New Zealand and overseas.
In your first semester you will be working in purpose-built studio environments creating programmes for TV, radio or on-line channels.
As part of your study you will also complete a six-month industry internship. The internship provides an effective link between theory and practical aspects of broadcasting, and gives you a new employee perspective.
If you are an industry professional wishing to complete the degree part time and off campus, The Executive option to the Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications degree may be suitable for you.
Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio)
Become skilled in radio and related fields with our highly regarded radio specialisation.
Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Screen Production)
Develop the skills and expertise required to create engaging screen-based content.
Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Journalism)
Prepare to face the world of broadcast and online news and current affairs head-on with our internationally renowned journalism degree.
Study and Career Preparation - Broadcasting and Applied Media Pathway, Level 4
Gain the academic skills required for higher-level study in broadcast media and journalism.
An Audience with Metro News
See how a real, live news show is made
LIVE Q&A (online)
Join our live broadcast from the New Zealand Broadcasting School.
NZBS Information Session & Tour
Get the lowdown on the NZBS and careers in broadcasting
NZBS On Air Workshop (Holidays)
Get some hands-on experience at NZBS.