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Science Communication Outreach

Australian National University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
48384 AUD/year
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About

The Science Communication Outreach program at the Australian National University is one-of-a-kind: you’ll gain specialist education in science communication performance and exhibition design, including using science media across platforms, engaging varied audiences with science and managing science centres. 

Overview

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.

    Learning Outcomes 

  • 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.

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.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fieldwork Placement
  • Exhibition Design
  • Communicating Science with the Public
  • Science Communication and the Web
  • Science in the Media

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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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Credits

48 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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 083816F

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48384 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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.

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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