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Biomedical Visualization and Communication

UBC Certificate

  • Online
  • $12,250

As science communications have grown increasingly complex and convoluted, the world needs those who can communicate science, medicine and health concepts effectively and accurately in ways audiences can understand.

The UBC Certificate in Biomedical Visualization and Communication is an integrated skills program that blends art, science, critical thinking, co-creativity, teamwork and communication skills. The one-of-a-kind curriculum was developed by the UBC Hackspace for Innovation and Visualization in Education (HIVE) and the Centre for Digital Media.

You’ll come away from the program with a unique set of biomedical visualization and communication skills and prepared to create engaging and informative biomedical communications as a member of a cross-functional team.

  • Format: 100% online and instructor supported with real-time classes, workshops, labs and project team working sessions. Progress through the program with a cohort of 30 peers.
  • Duration: 11 months, part-time, totalling 180 hours of online learning
  • Cost: Standard fee $12,250; Early bird fee $11,950
  • Info Session: Thursday, August 29th, 12 Noon Pacific Time
  • Applications Open: Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
  • Next start date: January 2025

Information session - August 29

Learn about the Biomedical Visualization and Communications program, the skills you gain and the career opportunities. Meet the instructors and learn more about the courses, the online learning experience and capstone project.

Program details

UBC Certificate in Biomedical Visualization and Communication

Transform complex biomedical concepts into accurate information in a unique program that blends art, science, critical thinking, co-creativity, teamwork and empathetic communication skills.

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