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    • Faculty of Graduate Studies

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    • Micro-diploma in Science Communication

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    Expected duration

    • 6 credit hours

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    Program options

    • Standalone

The objective of this micro-diploma is to confer discrete skills and competencies by providing learning opportunities regarding the primary methodologies governing science communication. The goal is to modify the learner’s perception of science communication by improving the creation of knowledge society and representing what science, scientific and science organization are.

Program details

The micro-diploma consists of two courses for a total of 6 credit hours.

Students who successfully complete the following courses with a minimum grade of B in both courses will qualify for this credential: 

  • IMMU 7000: Science Communication: Foundations & Writing Methodologies
  • IMMU 7010: Science Communication: Audio-Video Methodologies

Admission requirements

The Micro-Diploma in Science Communication is only open to those who are currently registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba in one of the graduate programs listed in the tab below.

Applicants must be in good standing and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 over a 4.5 scale in the last two full years of study.

Eligible graduate programs

Below is a list of eligible graduate programs. Other programs would be considered upon request.


How to apply

The program is currently admitting for the Fall term only. Applications must be completed online and include the following components:

Applications open up to 18 months prior to start term.

Canadian, US and international applicants

Term Annual application deadlines
Fall (September) June 1

Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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Contact us

Admission and application inquiries

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Room 500 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Phone: 204-474-9377

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Program inquiries

Micro-Diploma in Science Communications
Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Room 471 Apotex Centre, 750 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0T5 Canada