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MSc Science Communication / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

We require an Upper Second honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent in:

  • science
  • social policy
  • non-science public engagement roles.

This course is both an advanced study course for experienced practitioners, and a conversion route from other backgrounds.We may also consider applicants based on evidence of alternative study, research or professional experience that meets the University's requirements.

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here ).

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS : 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing
  • TOEFL: 90 internet-based (with 20 in writing)

See further information about requirements for your country .

We may also accept evidence of a confirmed place on a University Pre-sessional English language course . If you wish to be considered for a pre-sessional course, please contact the Admissions Team pgtaught.medicine@manchester.ac.uk

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Other international entry requirements

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For more details see entry requirements from your country .

Relevant work experience

You need to be able to demonstrate relevant work experience in your chosen pathway.