MSc Science and Health Communication / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)
- Entry requirements
We require an Upper Second honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent in:
- 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.
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.
We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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Please note that this MSc is not a course in communication science and does not specialise in marketing, advertising, or corporate communication.
- Develop the skills you need for a career in science and health related media, science policy, museums, outreach, PR and many other sectors, as well as research.
- Learn from professionals working in journalism, public relations, filmmaking, policy and science outreach at intensive quest sessions on science communication policy and practice.
- Explore specialised forms of science and health communication through a mentored project and a research project.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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