[ASC-list] PERTH: UWA Information session for postgrad courses: Sci Comm and Integrated Human Studies

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Postgraduate Courses

       Science Communication               Integrated Human Studies

Information Session

Molecular & Chemical Sciences Lecture Theatre (G33), MCS Building, UWA

Wednesday November 24, 7 pm - 9 pm

Connect your career to the world, enhance your degree and improve
employment prospects with postgraduate courses in Integrated Human
Studies or Science Communication. Investigate postgraduate educational
possibilities with course coordinators Prof Neville Bruce and Assoc Prof
Nancy Longnecker.

Science Communication studies at UWA offer you the chance to share your
passion for science with people from all walks of life. The Science
Communication program is both flexible and practical. Links with
organisations in the Western Australian science community and expert
practitioners will allow you to involve yourself in real world projects
and directly put your skills into practice.

The science community has become increasingly aware of the need to  
connect with people and career prospects are excellent. On offer are  
Honours, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma (Science  
Communication), Master of Science
Communication, Master of Science Communication and Education and PhD.

These courses of study provide opportunities to develop important skills
in science communication, IT literacy, electronic publishing and related
areas as well as communication research. Graduates of the MSc Comm/Ed
are accredited to teach science in Western Australian high schools.

Integrated Human Studies certificate, diploma and master courses give
global context to your degree. The courses focus on 21st century global
challenges and use transdisciplinary methodologies, collaborative
research and Web 2.0 technologies to give students broad understandings,
communication skills and cultural competencies identified as essential
by employers. Graduates from any faculty are eligible to enrol in
Integrated Human Studies courses.

For more information:
Prof Neville Bruce, 61 8 6488 3292 <www.ihs.uwa.edu.au> or
Assoc Prof Nancy Longnecker, 61 8 6488 3926 <www.science.uwa.edu.au/scicomm>

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