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About

Learn how to communicate science to the public from world-leading experts. In the Science Communication programme from University of Sheffield, you’ll explore the use of different platforms and methods, to find your voice within the science communication world. 

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Overview

This Science Communication course at University of Sheffield helps you to develop the skills to communicate science effectively to a wide range of audiences. You’ll learn about the latest topics in the science that interests you and work to communicate them to the media and beyond.

Key Features  

  • You’ll learn to target your writing and creativity for clear, concise and compelling storytelling across a range of formats.
  • You’ll produce a portfolio to showcase your written, digital audio/visual, outreach and event management skills.

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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, mathematics, engineering or other science-related subject.
  • We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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