Study science communication online at ANU
The Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science is delighted to announce an online Graduate Certificate in Science Communication at the Australian National University.
About the program
Delivered entirely online, this Graduate Certificate in Science Communication will provide you with practical skills and sound theoretical understanding about how to communicate effectively and with influence in a range of disciplines and sectors, including
policy and health.
Develop appropriate qualitative and quantitative research tools and strategies to investigate, justify and interpret science communication theories, methods and conclusions.
Communicate science with diverse groups of people using different media.
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;
Exercise personal, professional and social responsibility as a global citizen.
This program is delivered by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, the first science communication centre in Australia and one of the most prestigious in the world.
Science communication careers
Many graduates have found careers as communication officers for scientific organisations such as the CSIRO, government departments, universities, businesses, NGOs, or in the media.
Some have set up science media businesses or consultancy firms. Others work in centres for informal science learning across the world, such as science centres and museums.
For 2020, the subsidised cost of the graduate certificate is A$2,500. Applications are open now and close 8 June 2020.
This program is available for domestic students only.
For more information please visit
the ANU website.