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Science Communication

The course helps you develop the skills to communicate science effectively to a general audience. We'll teach you about the latest topics in science and how to communicate these to the media and beyond.

A major part of your studies will be writing for the media. In our newsroom, you'll learn the principles of clear, compelling and concise storytelling. You'll also work on a group project to plan, organise and deliver your own science event.

Research in science and journalism informs our teaching. There are lectures, tutorials and seminars. You'll also do project work, attend masterclasses and go on placements.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MSc: You'll need a 2:1 or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, mathematics, engineering or other science-related subject.

English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

You're assessed on coursework, essays, a portfolio, practical exercises and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 2 Years

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