Leadership Communication (2018)

Leadership Communication papers prepare students for careers in public relations, communication consulting and professional writing.

Leadership Communication is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Leadership Communication, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Leadership Communication major, including at least 30 points above 100 level and including LCOMM101.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Leadership Communication major, Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Waikato Management School for programme advice.


  • 100 level

  • 200 Level

  • 300 Level

  • 400 Level

  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(MgtComm) and GradDip(MgtComm)
    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Leadership Communication at an advanced level in their first degree. The requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

  • Prescriptions for the BMS(Hons), BCS(Hons), PGCert(MgtComm), PGDip(MgtComm) and MMS
    Leadership Communication may be taken as a major for the BMS(Hons) and as a subject for the BCS(Hons) and MMS. A Postgraduate Certificate and a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Communication are also available. The requirements for the major, subjects, Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

    Students enrolling in 500 level Leadership Communication papers should normally have a minimum of a B average in undergraduate Leadership Communication papers, with no less than that in 300 and 400 level Leadership Communication papers. All students should discuss their programme with the Management Student Centre before enrolling.

  • Prescriptions for the MPhil
    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • Prescriptions for the PhD
    The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 20 September 2017 4:40pm

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