Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication

University of Otago

Subject area

Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$8,188

over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Holders of this diploma will have a high-level understanding of science communication theory, will have the ability to think like professional science communicators, and will have created communication resources to add to their portfolio.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,188 $8,188
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,171 $10,171
Total $18,359 $18,359

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $44,613
Earnings range $35,510 - $54,102
In employment 72%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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N G Stewart Scholarship at the University of Otago

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

NZ$1,500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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