Joint M.Sc. Science Communication: Programme Structure


For full-time students, the minimum candidature is 1 year (2 semesters) and the maximum candidature is 3 years (6 semesters).

For part-time students, the minimum candidature is 2 years (4 semesters) and the maximum candidature is 4 years (8 semesters).


Proposed Schedule

Full-time students will spend one semester (January to June) at NUS and one semester (July to November) at ANU.

Part-time students will complete the entire programme at NUS. The ANU modules will be conducted in intensive mode at the Science Centre Singapore (SCS), ANU Campus or via E-learning mode. Students can progress at their own pace and choose modules that best suit their work schedule.

Please refer here for the proposed study schedule for both full-time and part-time students.


Coursework Requirements

Students must read and pass NUS and ANU modules worth 40 NUS modular credits (MCs), with a CAP (NUS) of 3.0 or its equivalent over their approved candidature period. Each ANU module is 6 ANU credits which is equivalent to 5 NUS modular credits.


Continuation and Graduation Requirements

Student's CAP should not fall below 3.0 for two consecutive semesters. A student who fails to maintain the minimum CAP as stipulated will have his/her candidature terminated.