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 .
The graduates work in communication and engagement roles for museums, zoos, government, universities, media, charities, research groups, resource management, and public health.
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- Science Practicum
- Science Communication Literature Review
- Contemporary Issues in Science Communication
- Peer Review
- Research Design
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Sociology View 62 other Masters in Communication Sciences in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
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International39500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 79000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
National24400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 48800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.