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  • Locations: Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: Direct Partner Field of Study: Creative Writing, Media Studies, Theater/Drama
Minimum GPA: 2.75 High Impact Experiences: Internship
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Katrena Henderson
Program Description:
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New Zealand reflects and exposes the layered geographies of people, cultures and histories. You will study some of the best examples of creative writing, feature film, documentary, and community theater and produce original creative work in your preferred media and genre(s) under the guidance of experienced faculty. Along the way, you will meet and be inspired by innovative practitioners working in these art forms. Your tour will include screenings and attendance at rehearsals and performances, as well as comprehensive study materials to guide your journey.



  • Degree-seeking student
  • At least sophomore standing at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 2.75+ GPA at time of application
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation

Academic Details

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