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Science Communication

Australian National University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
48384 AUD/year
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About

The Science Communication program at the Australian National University will help you join join Australia's founding and leading science communication institution, and be taught by some of world’s leading science communicators. Improve the population’s awareness and appreciation of science through the ANU Master of Science Communication.

Overview

During the Science Communication program at the Australian National University, you’ll delve into topics including science in the media, science and public policy, ethics of science and cross-cultural science communication.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate mastery of the theoretical knowledge underpinning science communication practice
  • Identify, apply and evaluate science communication strategies for diverse audiences, using a range of means, media, and technologies.
  • Appraise and reflect upon the interaction of interests, contexts and people shaping science, including the social and ethical responsibilities of science and society in the modern world
  • Develop appropriate qualitative and quantitative research tools and strategies to investigate, justify and interpret science communication theories, methods and conclusions.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

The program is ideal for people interested in becoming professional science communicators in government, industry and the media, or in gaining skills in communicating their own science.

Many graduates have found careers as communications officers for scientific organisations such as CSIRO, science-oriented government departments, university departments and businesses.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communicating Science with the Public

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

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.
80
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.
64

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 082350K

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least 8 courses in a cognate area. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48384 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48384 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported.

Funding

  • ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
  • Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

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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