Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Practical Science Communication

The course focuses on practical skills development; depending on the options chosen, students develop skills in science writing, such as journalism, public relations and book writing; new media skills, including podcasting and vodcasting and the science/arts movement; and/or the management skills needed to develop and run science communication projects; this includes devising and managing a project, evaluation and funding.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a relevant subject at 2.2 or above, awarded by a UK institution of higher education, or a degree of comparable standard from an institution outside the UK.

Course modules

Modules include: New opportunities in science communication; hands-on science communication; writing science.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time day and block-release £ 418 per Credit module (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

Key information

Admissions and International Development
Telephone number: 
0117 32 83333