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Interested in becoming a popular science writer, natural history filmmaker, or working at the ever-changing intersection of science and society?

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We’ve got just the degree programme for you!

The Centre for Science Communication is proud to be New Zealand's original tertiary-based institute devoted to the public communication of science.

We are one of the largest facilities in the world offering specialised degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in this burgeoning field.

Our world-renowned academic staff are both creative professionals and empirical researchers.  

Students at the Centre - more than 300 to date - come from around the globe and boast an impressive catalogue of achievements.

Some have won the most prestigious awards in their industries for their creative contributions:

  • Emmy Award (as well as two Emmy nominations)
  • New Zealand Book Award for “Best First Book”
  • Wildscreen Panda Award (also known as the “Green Oscar”)
  • WWF Conservation Innovation Award

Learn more about the Centre for Science Communication

Discuss enrolment possibilities tailored to your specific needs (including distance/online options)

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