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Science and Natural History Filmmaking

Master
12 months
Duration
21106 USD/year
5707 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The outstanding natural environment and dynamic cultural environment provide an excellent setting for the University of Otago Centre for Science Communication, the home of story-telling and science. This Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication - Science and Natural History Filmmaking is taught at University of Otago.

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Overview

Dunedin is a UNESCO City of Literature, supports an International Science Festival, and is the wildlife capital of New Zealand, with colonies of seals, albatross and penguins all within the city's boundaries. 

Key Features

The Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication - Science and Natural History Filmmaking at  University of Otago offers three Science Communication endorsements:

  • Creative Non-Fiction Writing in Science
  • Science and Natural History Filmmaking
  • Science in Society

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 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

    21106 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21106 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5707 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5707 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National: 9,398 NZD
  • International: 34,755 NZD

Funding

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