Full-time students will spend one semester at NUS and one semester at ANU.
Part-time students will complete the entire programme at NUS.
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3.3(2) If a program of study to which this Division relates is to contain a research thesis component, the research thesis component is to relate to a topic or topics approved by the Delegated Authority.3.3(4) The minimum standard of coursework that must be attained before a student is granted the award or before the student’s thesis is examined is to be determined by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and set out in the Orders.
To complete the requirements of the program satisfactorily, a student must pass the coursework, the research (thesis) component, and any clinical or professional practice that is required, at the standard indicated in the relevant determination.3.5(1) This Division applies to programs leading to a degree of Master by coursework mentioned in the Handbook and which require a student to complete the program either by coursework (to which subrule 3.6(2) applies) or a combination of coursework and research (to which subrule 3.6(3) applies).3.6(1) In this Division, a reference to a coursework program is a reference to a program consisting largely or entirely of coursework, and a reference to a coursework and research program is a reference to a program involving less than two-thirds research.I, Professor Ian Young AO, Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University acting in accordance with subsection 50(3) of the Australian National University Act 1991 and subsection 9.5 of the Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2013 make these Rules for section 8 of the Programs and Awards Statute 2013.1.3(2) Notwithstanding anything else in these Rules, for a student located at the University pursuing a dual or joint program offered by the University in conjunction with another tertiary education institution, these Rules and the Orders apply, in relation to the student and the program together with any additional requirements set out in the arrangement with the other institution.A student who fails to maintain the minimum CAP as stipulated will have his/her candidature terminated. Led by Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt, ANU has a global reputation for distinctive research and our teaching programs are acknowledged to be among Australia’s best.For a student for a professional doctorate by coursework, a degree of Master by coursework, a Graduate Diploma or a Graduate Certificate, the Delegated Authority must, before the commencement of the program, appoint one or more supervisors for the student for that program.For a student for a degree of Master by coursework and research, the Delegated Authority must appoint one or more additional supervisors for the student for the research component of the program on or before the date on which the research component of the student’s program begins.Complete a research project (MW5200) amounting to 12 MCs d.Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00 Students must read and pass NUS and ANU modules amounting to 40 NUS modular credits (MCs), with a minimum CAP (NUS) of 3.0 or its equivalent over their approved candidature period.The MSc in Science Communication is a joint MSc degree offered by NUS and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), Australian National University (ANU).The programme aims to foster the skills necessary to: The course can be taken full-time over one year or part-time over two years with a maximum candidature of three years for full-time and four years for part-time.