24 months
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38000 AUD/year
24400 AUD/year
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About

If you are creative, love science and want to work with people, Science Communication program at The University of Western Australia is for you. 

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Overview

Being able to transform scientific information into accessible, understandable knowledge for the public is the key business of a science communicator. Science communicators combine skills in written and verbal communication with their scientific knowledge. 

About The Course

Learn the principles of effective science communication, develop practical skills necessary for effective science communication, and design strategies that address the communication needs of groups such as government organisations, informal museums, science centres and research centres with this Science Communication program at The University of Western Australia .

Career Pathways

The graduates work in communication and engagement roles for museums, zoos, government, universities, media, charities, research groups, resource management, and public health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science Practicum
  • Science Communication Literature Review
  • Contemporary Issues in Science Communication
  • Peer Review
  • Research Design
  • Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 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.
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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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 061841J

  • a Bachelor of Science; or a bachelor's degree with a major in Communication and Media Studies; or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 76000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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