Master of Science Communication Outreach

Shell Questacon Science Circus

This program fuses theory and practice to give graduates the knowledge and skills to communicate science through outreach programs, shows, workshops, in the media, online and more.

Key facts

 1 year full-time (January intake only)
 Limited to 16 students per year
 14 weeks fieldwork across Australia with Shell Questacon Science Circus
 $340 weekly stipend plus travel allowances

Further details

Our graduates

Opens careers in diverse fields, globally - science centres, research, journalism, development, government, business and more.

Nate Byrne, class of 2016

  • Weather Presenter, ABC News Breakfast

Lisa Stojanovski, class of 2017

Required supporting documentation

Completion of the supplementary form and 2 referee reports are required for all applications. Please complete these forms and upload as supporting documentation in the application process on Studylink.

Further information about admission requirements, fees and program structure

Create your own projects in areas you’re passionate about

Madison Hartill-Law, class of 2017

Joe Duggan, class of 2014

Watch the webinar

Watch the Master of Science Communication Outreach online information session. Meet the convener and learn more about the program, entry requirements and student experience.

Spend 14 weeks travelling Australia

As well as studying coursework, you’ll spend 14 weeks travelling to remote/regional Australia presenting with the Shell Questacon Science Circus to school children and teachers.

Contact your convener

Dr Graham Walker

Graham’s research, teaching and public engagement focusses on science communication, especially science outreach such as science shows and workshops, psychological aspects and international capacity building.

He’s happy to answer any questions you may have about the Master of Science Communication Outreach.

Connect with Graham