University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Science Communication

This course provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills required for employment that involves the communication of complex scientific facts and concepts. Our course has a special emphasis on biology, ecology and environmental issues but will cover other scientific disciplines and allow students to develop a strong set of transferable communication skills.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject; mature students with substantial relevant work experience may be considered without a degree qualification; international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to science communication; science communication in practice; citizen science and public engagement; building a portfolio; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
0844 846 4846