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The Centre for Science Communicationis the world’s largest postgraduate facility for science communication. Established in 2008 as New Zealand’s first tertiary-based centre devoted to communicating science, we offer the following qualifications:
- • Master of Science Communication (MSciComm): a two-year degree that comes in three flavours (filmmaking, writing, and popularizing science).
- • PhD: a three-year degree focused on research into aspects of science communication, and
- • Postgraduate Diploma in Natural History Filmmaking and Communication (PGDipNHFC): a one-year intensive course intended for those with extensive industry experience.
Learn how to take factual filmmaking to new heights. Taught in association with NHNZ – the world’s second-largest producer of documentaries – the course is taught by award-winning filmmakers who are some of the best in the business. Films produced by our students have won many awards, including the industry's most prestigious.
Discover how to communicate science most effectively with the written word. Co-ordinated by an award-winning author, this programme will mentor you through the process of writing a book. You will also learn about the process of digital publishing and how to create multimedia publications for the likes of Apple’s iPad.
From the internet to installations, with this course you will learn how to communicate science in the online digital realm or in the physical world of museums and the like. Websites, podcasts, posters, presentations, and exhibitions (big and small): learn how they can all be made to make science engaging, entertaining and educational.