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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

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communicating Science with the Public 
  • Science in Popular Fiction
  • Science Communication Internship
  • Special Topics in Science Communication
  • Science and Humour

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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

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  • International

    47940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33520 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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