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Science Communication

University of Sheffield

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
21100 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

Science Communication degree offered at University of Sheffield helps you develop the skills to communicate science effectively to a general audience.

Overview

Science Communication degree offered at University of Sheffield will  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.

Teaching

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.

Assessment

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Communication Skills
  • Topical Science
  • Dissertation
  • Ethics and Regulation
  • Public Engagement
  • Communicating with the Media
  • Language and Communication
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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