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Centre for Science Communication

Part of the University of Otago in Dunedin, a modern, bustling university city located on the southeasterly shores of the beautiful South Island of New Zealand, the Centre for Science Communication is one of the world’s largest postgraduate facilities for the teaching, research, and practice of communicating science to the general public.

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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.

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Discover how to communicate science most effectively with the written word. Co-ordinated and taught by award-winning authors, this programme will mentor you through the process of creating a substantial work of creative nonfiction science writing. You will also learn about the process of digital publishing and how to create multimedia publications and ebooks for the likes of Apple’s iPad.

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Science in Society

From the internet to installations, you will learn how to communicate science in the digital realm or in the physical world of museums and other public spaces. Maybe you'll develop an exhibition, an art installation, a digital platform, conduct in-depth research .... or, just maybe, it'll be something you haven't even dreamed of yet, an invention that moves the masses.

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