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UBC Extended Learning offers non-credit courses that advance and develop your ability to share information, convey messages and connect with audiences in a clear and compelling way.

  • Professional & Personal Writing Courses
    Learn how to write clearly and effectively to engage your audiences, share your stories and achieve your communication goals. Courses on grammar, style, editing, writing for business and the web, content marketing, freelance writing, self-publishing, writing effective presentations, storytelling and capturing family histories and personal stories, are offered online.
  • Science Communication
    Science communication is about taking complex science, health and medical ideas, and creating accurate and effective communications that inform, educate and engage audiences.  Learn how to create accurate science, health and medical communications with educators and pioneers in biomedical visualization and communication, interactive design, human-centered design, medicine, graphic and visual arts, and other specialties.
  • English Communication Skills
    Our part-time English communication skills courses are designed especially for professionals who live and work in English as an additional language to their mother tongue. Focus on pronunciation, speaking clearly in English, public speaking and English business writing to feel confident and comfortable speaking and presenting in the workplace.

For more information, call 604 822 1444 or visit UBC Extended Learning.


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