MSc Science and Health Communication / Careers

Year of entry: 2022

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Career opportunities

This course can open up careers in a wide range of sectors, including journalism, science policy, documentary filmmaking, medical, environmental and other related campaigning and advocacy. You may also enter careers in public relations in the public and private sectors or work in museums and science centres, at science festivals, or in other public engagement fields.

Our MSc also provides an appropriate grounding for PhD-level research in science communication studies.

Previous graduates have gone on to a wide range of relevant posts, including:

  • Research Communications Officer, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain
  • Senior Policy Analyst, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Assistant Curator of Technology and Engineering, Science Museum, London
  • Technical Author, Calrec Audio
  • Assistant Producer, Pioneer Productions (TV)
  • Science and Policy Press Officer, Cancer Research UK (London)
  • Communications Assistant, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
  • Podcast Producer, Venturi Group
  • Science Writer and Policy Researcher, Society of Chemical Industry
  • Assistant Producer, Sandpaper Films
  • Medical Writer, Ashfield Healthcare Communications
  • EU Project Officer, University of Malta