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Science Communication (Certificate NDP) 

University of Arizona

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
6 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

The goal of this Science Communication (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona is to train future science professionals in the skills needed to communicate effectively.  The certificate and minor require three electives to be taken at any time before gradutation.  Postdoctoral fellows can use the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) benefit to take courses at a discounted rate.

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Overview

Department

The University of Arizona College of Science brings together globally prominent faculty in disciplines at the core of scientific inquiry and education. One of the largest colleges at the University of Arizona, we are a nexus of award-winning programs that encourage both independent and collaborative-driven research. 

Our academic departments, schools and research units encompass the range of physical, mathematical, environmental, cognitive and life sciences. 

UA Science is among the most powerful and prolific academic research centers in the world, recognized and rewarded for the unparalleled caliber of our achievements. With over 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, we are an integrative learning institution, where accomplished faculty and next-generation scientists engage side-by-side in groundbreaking research. 

Our scientists and students from Science Communication (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona also share their knowledge with the local and broader community through extensive outreach and public service initiatives. Our mission is to encourage the aggressive pursuit of research excellence, to support novel teaching and outreach programs and to create economic opportunities for our community.

 

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Advanced Scientific Writing 
  • The Art of Scientific Storytelling
  • Scientific Writing for Environmental, Agricultural & Life Sciences 
  •  Translating Environmental Science 
  • Documentary Filmmaking and Science Communication 
  •  Making the Connection between Science and Decision Making 
  •  Science Information and its Presentation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

9 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

There are no specific admissions requirements for the certificate.  Admissions requirements are set by the student's home department.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

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