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Science and Natural History Filmmaking

12 months
Duration
39043 USD/year
5882 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

Dunedin is the wildlife capital of New Zealand with colonies of seals, albatross and penguins all living within the city's boundaries. It is no accident that it has also become a centre for those involved in natural history filmmaking. This Master of Applied Science - Science and Natural History Filmmaking is offered by University of Otago.

Overview

Key Features

Learn how to take factual filmmaking to new heights. Taught in association with NHNZ – the world’s second-largest producer of documentaries – the Master of Applied Science - Science and Natural History Filmmaking from University of Otago is taught by award-winning filmmakers who are some of the best in the business. Films produced by the Centre’s students have won many awards, including the industry's most prestigious.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Craft of Storytelling 
  • Business of Filmmaking 
  • Science Communication 
  • The Techniques of Natural History and Science Filmmaking
  • Digital Production for Science Communication 
  • Special Topic 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39043 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39043 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5882 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $8,090.00
  • International: $53,697

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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