Master of Science Communication Outreach

Australian National University (ANU)

The ANU Master of Science Communication Outreach is an internationally well-regarded qualification unlike any other. Student's educational experiences are hosted at Questacon and ANU, with scientists and science communicators giving lectures and presentations based on cutting edge research in science communication. Students will develop skills in public speaking; presentation and media; public relations; exhibition design and communication research; teamwork strategies; as well as developing expertise in presenting science and technology to students. Students will have the opportunity to sample diverse careers at the interface of science and the community, including travel to remote and regional areas of Australia while staffing the Shell Questacon Science Circus.

Course Fee:

Australian: $30,720
International: $43,680

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor Honours degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0; cognate disciplines: Science, Engineering and Technology degrees including Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Studies, Other Natural and Physical Sciences, Information Technology, Engineering and Related Technologies, Health and Education Students must also meet the ANU English Language Requirements.

Structure:

The Master of Science Communication Outreach requires the completion of 48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses: Fieldwork Placement (Part A), Fieldwork Placement (Part B), Exhibition Design, Communicating Science with the Public, Science Communication and the Web, Science in the Media.

Subjects you can Study:

Science communication outreach

Further information:

For more information about this program please visit: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/master-degrees/master-science-communication-outreach

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 1 year
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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