University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Science Communication

The course combines professional practice, policy studies and cross-disciplinary theory and skills, to offer an academically stimulating experience and a solid grounding for a career. The programme will feature masterclasses and project support from leading professionals in print, broadcast and online journalism, museums and science centres, public policy and advocacy, specialist public relations and editorial services, project and event management, together with experienced science communicators from across the University.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to include a 2.1 Honours degree in the United Kingdom, or the overseas equivalent, in an appropriate discipline. An applicant may also be exceptionally accepted based on evidence of alternative study, research or professional experience, provided this meets the University's central requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to science communication; major themes in history of science, technology and medicine; writing and study skills.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

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