Master of Science Communication

Australian National University ANU

The Master of Science Communication is a postgraduate coursework program with a significant research project. Taught by some of Australia's leading science communicators, it combines theoretical and practical aspects of science communication. The program is ideal for individuals interested in becoming professional science communication officers and managers. Many graduates have found careers as communications officers for scientific organisations such as CSIRO, science-oriented government departments, university departments and businesses. With an ever-increasing need to communicate the complexities of science to a range of audiences this program will equip students with the necessary skills. Whether to brush up on communication skills, change career, or seek to delve into the nuances of how science interacts with society, at ANU students can discover their passion for science communication.

Course Fee:

$64,512.00

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA 5 and at least 8 courses in cognate disciplines. Cognate disciplines: Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Studies, Other Natural and Physical Sciences, Information Technology, Engineering and Related Technologies, Health. Students must also meet the ANU English Language Requirements.

Structure:

For the full course structure please visit: http://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/program/MSCOM

Subjects you can Study:

Science communication

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit. Students may chose to exit after completion of 24 units with a Graduate Certificate, or after 48 units with a Graduate Diploma.

Further information:

For more information about this program please visit: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/master-degrees/master-science-communication

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 7 years

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