Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

(Not available in 2021)

The Graduate Certificate in Science Communication will provide you with knowledge to transform scientific information into accessible, understandable knowledge for the public.

You will be taught by leading academics in the field and have the opportunity to develop strong industry and professional links to increase career opportunities upon completion.

This certificate can also be used as credit into our Master of Science Communication, which provides the opportunity for you to further develop your skills to become a leader in the field. The master’s degree also provides an opportunity for you to undertake a research project.

Start date
24 July
Study mode
Student working a whiteboard 

What you'll learn

Advanced understanding of the theory underlying the practice of science communication.

Practical skills necessary for effective communication in all media.

Advanced communication, problem solving and research skills.

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Get a semester head start towards the Master of Science Communication.
  • Take a step towards a job in a field you’re passionate about.
  • Utilise UWA's strong links with industry and professional networks to increase your career opportunities.

What's next after this course?

Future study
This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Science Communication.
Career outcomes
Communication and engagement roles, including at museums and zoos, or in government and resource management agencies.