University of Sheffield
The course helps you develop the skills to communicate science effectively to a general audience. We'll teach you about the latest topics in science and how to communicate these to the media and beyond. A major part of your studies will be writing for the media. In our newsroom, you'll learn the principles of clear, compelling and concise storytelling. You'll also work on a group project to plan, organise and deliver your own science exhibition.
MSc: 2.1 or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, mathematics, engineering or other science-related subject; English language requirements for overseas students: IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each element.
Core modules Developing Communication Skills; Topical Science; Dissertation; Ethics and Regulation; Writing for the Media; Communicating with the Media; Online Journalism Studies; Research Methods.
Assessment is by coursework, essays, a portfolio, practical exercises and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||18,250 per Year 1 (International)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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