Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Creative Non-Fiction Writing in Science Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =194
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(NZD) 59066-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb, Jul
Consider how to communicate science most effectively with the written word. Co-ordinated by award-winning authors, this Creative Non-Fiction Writing in Science programme will allow you to study in the beautiful City of Dunedin, a UNESCO City of Literature. You will focus on how to make communication more engaging through crafting stories, critiquing, and development of your writing techniques. You will learn about the process of digital publishing and how to create multimedia publications and ebooks. At the Master's level, this programme will mentor you through the process of writing a book or other significant written work. The Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) is a 180-point, coursework postgraduate degree. A candidate would normally be a graduate but the degree is also open to those with other relevant qualifications.

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In the 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. It is ranked 194 in the 2021/22 QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 15 subject areas.

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