Master of Science Communication

Summary

CRICOS course code: 082350K
Level of study: Postgraduate

Improve the population’s awareness and appreciation of science through the ANU Master of Science Communication.
In this contemporary degree, you’ll join Australia’s founding and leading science communication institution, and be taught by some of world’s leading science communicators.
Combining theoretical and practical aspects of science communication, you’ll delve into topics including science in the media, science and public policy, ethics of science and cross-cultural science communication.
Employment Opportunities
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 organizations such as CSIRO, science-oriented government departments, university departments and businesses.
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

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