During this Science Communication Outreach program at the Australian National University you’ll spend 14 weeks of the year travelling to remote and regional areas of Australia presenting the Shell Questacon Science Circus to school children and teachers.
- Identify, apply and evaluate science communication strategies, with a particular focus on show and exhibition development for communicating to diverse, non-specialist audiences.
- 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
- Work collaboratively and independently to apply cognitive, technical and creative skills in new and unfamiliar environments
- Develop appropriate qualitative and quantitative research tools and strategies to investigate, justify and interpret science communication theories, methods and conclusions.
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.
You will have the opportunity to sample diverse careers at the interface of science and the community.
You could go on to join our graduates in roles such as presenting science-based TV and radio, writing for science publications; organising and performing in international events like the Edinburgh International Science Festival; managing social media for peak bodies, or communicating about health science and research for institutions.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Fieldwork Placement
- Exhibition Design
- Communicating Science with the Public
- Science Communication and the Web
- Science in the Media
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences View 56 other Masters in Communication Sciences in Australia
A Bachelor Honours degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or international equivalent
- with an average GPA of at least 5/7, AND
- with at least 8 courses in cognate fields, AND
- with a successful assessment of suitability based on a supplementary form, two referee reports and interview/audition.
International48384 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 48384 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
- All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported.
- 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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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