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Science Communication - Science in Society

University of Otago

Master On Campus
6 months
Duration
10063 USD/year
5707 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

The Postgraduate Certificate in Science Communication - Science in Society at University of Otago can be taken full-time in one semester or part-time over a longer period, and is available through Distance Learning.

Overview

Key Features

The Postgraduate Certificate in Science Communication - Science in Society at University of Otago caters for a range of students – those with no prior experience in science communication who want an introduction to the discipline as well as those who are already professional science communicators and have a desire to fill a skills gap or increase their understanding of the science of science communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science Communication Internship
  • Science Exhibitions and Interpretation
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Science Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

  • International

    10063 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    5707 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5707 USD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National: 9,398 NZD
  • International: 16,871 NZD

Funding

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