Что я буду изучать?


Build the theoretical foundations and practical experiences needed for a meaningful career in science communication.

Join the first and only program of its kind in Canada that trains people in this rapidly growing field in partnership with an industry-leading science centre, Science North.

  • Learn the theory underlying good communication in this intense 12-month experience.
  • Discover the challenges of effectively communicating science information and the issues involving science in society.
  • Apply your knowledge of design and rhetorical theory, application of social and traditional media, exhibit development, and research methods to solve the current issues with communicating science-related topics to non-experts.

Career Opportunities

The knowledge and skills gained in the program prepare students for a growing number of careers in science communication. Graduates can expect to find employment with government agencies, NGOs, science centres, museums, zoos and aquariums, academic institutions, leading research centres, media production companies, and wherever communicating complex scientific ideas and information is needed.

Graduate Diploma (27 Credits)

SCOM-5016EL-Audiences and Issues
SCOM-5026EL-Learning: Theories and Practice
SCOM-5036EL-Theories and Principles of Science Communication
SCOM-5056EL-Design Theory in Science Communication
SCOM-5066EL-Science Communication Practice
SCOM-5116EL-Research Methods in Science Communication
SCOM-5136 EL Communicating Science Through New Media
SCOM-5146 EL Science Communication Practice II: Professional Experience

1 of the following 2 courses:
SCOM-5076EL-Communicating Science Through Exhibits
SCOM-5106EL-Communicating Science Through Traditional Media.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture

Варианты обучения

Очная (27 кредитных часов)

CAD$17,900.54 (1,030,543 руб) за 1 год
CAN $1,988.95 per 3 credits; Incidental and GSA Fees Per Year CAN $710.05
Дедлайн для заявки

Предполагаемое начало: March 2022

Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Сентябрь 2022


Laurentian University

Campus Sudbury,

935 Ramsey Lake Road,


Ontario (ON),

P3E 2C6, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Applicants must have an appropriate bachelor's degree at the Honours level, or its equivalent, with an academic standing of B+ (75%) or better. English Language Requirements: Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 88 overall; Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall; IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall No band lower than 6.0; Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more; CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall No part below 60; Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees - CanTEST: 4.5 overall No part below 4; PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 overall.

Для иностранных студентов

Candidates must have a minimum of 70% GPA from a 4-year Honours B.Sc. BAS, or B.Eng. Candidates will also be considered if they have obtained degrees in a relevant discipline such as psychology, science and society programs, anthropology or other university programs from which they have gained a demonstrated ability to understand scientific knowledge and to analyze scientific issues.

English Program Language Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more

PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall.

Application deadline: March 1 for fall admission.

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса


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